Stories about Canadian road signs, pirates at MIT, and slow parenting are the most-viewed stories about life from 2015, starting with the most popular:
Ty Burr returned with something to say after a week of camping in Canada and pondering “What in the name of Rob Ford were the road signs trying to tell us?”
Nantucket’s Planning Board approved construction of a private health and fitness club with a $120,000 initiation fee and a $5,000 annual fee, but if you have to even think about that, the Ezia Athletic Club might not be for you.
It’s been an unofficial, underground practice among students at MIT for at least 20 years: Any student who completes courses in pistol, archery, sailing, and fencing is considered a pirate.
Loosely, slow parenting means no more rushing around physically and metaphorically, no more racing kids from soccer to violin to art class. Slow parenting cherishes quality over quantity, being in the moment, and making meaningful connections with your family.
As lawsuits allege racial quotas at elite colleges, high-achieving applicants call on consultants to help win admission — and receive guidance on minimizing their ethnicity.