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Online, yet another thing you can’t take at face value

The newest most untrustworthy thing on the Internet also happens to be the very feature we once depended on to verify actual humanity on the other end of the tubes: your face.

Stylish Bostonians

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From fashionistas to legal scholars, these tastemakers reveal how they set the city’s trends.

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David Ortiz reveals which former teammate he thinks could run the Boston Marathon

Plus, how the former Sox player and his David Ortiz Children’s Fund are involved in this year’s Marathon.

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The 23-year-old East Boston artist is working on a map of America, filling each state with crowd-sourced totems from the minds of locals. The Globe chatted with her about her artistic road trip.

There are many reasons why people thrift. Some want to avoid the mall, others want a unique wardrobe with vintage flair. Everyone wants a deal. Whatever your reason, treasures await you if you’re willing to put in the time and effort.

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How to be a master thrift-store shopper

Second-hand shopping is all the rage right now. Here are some tips from experienced shoppers to ensure a successful trip to the thrift store.

Harrison Ford in “Blade Runner: The Final Cut.”

5 things to do in Boston this weekend

Here are ways to get out of your home and not be bored in the city this St. Patrick’s Day weekend.

Michael Jackson performs during his

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The thrill is gone: Michael Jackson really makes us uncomfortable now, so his music should, too

Radio stations in New Zealand, Canada, and Holland began pulling Jackson’s music from the airwaves this week. It’s time US radio stations did the same.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 21, 2018 Actor Luke Perry arrives for the press line of

Publicist: Luke Perry hospitalized and ‘under observation’

“Riverdale” and “Beverly Hills, 90210” star Luke Perry has been hospitalized, his publicist said Thursday.

The cast of “American Girl Live.”

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5 things to do in Boston this weekend

Here are ways to get out of your home and not be bored in the city this weekend.

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Amanda K. Hawkins

The 27-year-old spoke about the complexity of landscape paintings, her love of art history, and demistifying the studio process.

21 Savage was up for two awards at Sunday’s Grammys.

Lawyers: Rapper 21 Savage released from federal immigration custody

He was arrested during a targeted immigration operation early on Feb. 3. ICE officials said at the time that the British citizen had overstayed his visa and had a felony conviction.

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Sit for a spell with local witch Erica Feldmann

Salem shop proprietor’s new book, “Hausmagick,” offers tips for turning your home into a spiritual sanctuary.

Jada Pinkett Smith is among the many celebrities who have happily posted then-and-now pictures for the social media 10-year challenge.

With the 10-Year Challenge, cosmetic enhancements are front and center

Why do some celebrities look younger than they did 10 years ago?

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Mirror, mirror

Last chance to catch Ben & Aja Blanc’s show at Salon.

Frankie Shaw on the set of “SMILF.”

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Frankie Shaw premieres second season of ‘SMILF’ in Somerville

The show’s creator and star screened the season premier at the Somerville Theatre.

Sandra Bullock in a scene from “Bird Box.”

It’s a Thing

From blindfolded rubes to dancing reps, a review of the week online

From blindfolded rubes to dancing reps, a review of the week online

Shi-Yeon Sung led Ingrid Fliter and the BSO in Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1.

Music Review

Better late than never: BSO programs Fanny Mendelssohn

Shi-Yeon Sung led the orchestra in works by Dvorak and both Mendelssohn siblings.

The Consumer Electronics Show is an annual showcase of vanguard technologies.

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Looking forward to the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show — or trying to

Year after year, CES arrives to ring in the new year with a week-long showcase of vanguard technologies ready for the marketplace. But the heat it used to have has cooled.

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Naohiro Maeda

Maeda spoke to the Globe about how he incorporates his emotions, identity, and experience into his art.

“The Wanderer Part II” by Jordan Seaberry

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At the BCA’s Mills Gallery, cracking some codes

“Coded.” includes work by eight artists.

Animal from “The Muppets.”

It’s a Thing

From boring meat to boring meetings, a review of the week online

From boring meat to boring meetings, a review of the week online

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Jon Miksis

Jon Miksis, 25, started his travel Instagram over a year ago, but it wasn’t until a couple of months back that he decided to pursue a career as a travel blogger.

Humza Deas, as seen in the documentary “Social Animals.”

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A tragic martyr, surfer dudes, a blues legend, Instagram stars

Four items about current documentaries

Ingmar Bergman (right) and Kabi Laretei with their son, Daniel, as seen in the new documentary “Searching for Ingmar Bergman.”

Movie Review

A film giant proves elusive in ‘Searching for Ingmar Bergman’

Margarethe von Trotta’s documentary celebrates the director in his centennial year.

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Glass act

Holiday glass sale offers kaleidoscopic creations.

Ask Amy

Couple wants to inspire nephew to be charitable

Advice from Amy Dickinson.

Patrick Downes reads from “Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship.”

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Family tea and story time, with Rescue

Patrick Downes and Jessica Kensky, Boston Marathon bombing survivors, read from their kids’ book, “Rescue and Jessica: A Life-Changing Friendship.”

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Clothes that grow

Local couple designs line of organic baby clothes that babies can wear for a while.

Local food tech company Spyce was just named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30

The restaurant with a robotic kitchen launched in May.

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5G: Unlocking more of the power — and problems — of the Internet

5G, the next step in wireless, is a doozy

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Greg DuBois

While Greg DuBois, 36, started out painting in Arizona, since moving to Boston he has rediscovered photography and found a true passion, focusing on landscapes with long exposure.

Opera Review

Collaborative serves up smorgasbord of ‘opera bites’

The cabaret-style showcase of new operas made for a charming, convivial atmosphere. 

“Expiring #8” by Juan Travieso, who earned an MFA at School of Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University.

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True colors

Adorn your walls with art in the name of AIDS activism.

Bessie Harvey’s “The Spirit of Love”

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The Tufts University Art Galleries takes a look at outsider art

The Tufts University Art Galleries takes a look at outsider art.

Those bunny slippers are dangerously close to the space heater. They should be at least 3 feet away.

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How to safely use a space heater

Use of space heaters is common, but they account for “vast amounts of civilian deaths and injuries,” according to Boston Fire Marshal Jack Dempsey.

From left: Roger Brown, Linda Mason, LL Cool J,  and Lori and David Sprows.

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Berklee raises big bucks for — and through — music

Berklee School of Music’s star-studded 24th Encore Gala took place on Saturday at the Boston Marriott Copley Place.

From left: Raymond Tejeda, David Brown, Shawn Rosier, Winnie Chen at the “Photo Shoot for a Cure” party.

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Photographer Diana Levine leads District Hall fund-raiser for Parkinson’s research

The photo-shoot fete raised money for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

Recipe: Fruit Jam Pie

Hank Green explores Internet, fame, isolation in debut novel

The newly-minted author spoke with the Globe on his new book, “An Absolutely Remarkable Thing.” 

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Find this Boston-area estate sale online

Bidding is easy, as is consigning your own pieces.

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 17: Angela Sarafyan attends the 70th Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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At the Emmys, more ‘misses’ than hits on the carpet

Say one thing for the 2018 Emmy Awards: Celebrities tried to break out of the boring fashion rut that has so dominated the red carpet for the past couple of seasons.

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Steve Sangapore

The Newton-based artist creates paintings inspired by contemporary science and philosophy.

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Patriots players come out for ‘Sweet Feet for Strikes’ fundraiser at Kings Dedham

The event, a benefit for Boston Medical Center, was hosted by running back James White.

Christoph Eschenbach conducts the Boston Symphony Orchestra with Midori as soloist at Tanglewood Music Festival on Saturday.

Music Review

At Tanglewood, a lavish celebration for Bernstein at 100

Tanglewood’s summer-long tribute to Leonard Bernstein culminated on Saturday night in a gala festival concert led by Andris Nelsons, Michael Tilson Thomas, and many others.

Ask Amy

He’s bringing his girlfriend home to meet mom

He and his mother and have talked on the phone and she has brought up Thanksgiving and the prospect of meeting his girlfriend, saying, “I hope you’re not making a mistake with her.”

Hailey Dawson, 8, uses her 3-D printed robotic hand to throw out the first pitch before a baseball game in Miami on Aug. 10.

Tech Nomad

The biggest impact of 3-D printing may be in medicine

The world of 3-D printing promises far more than more guns.

Finally ready to quit? Here are some tips.

How to finally kick the smoking habit

Here are some tips from experts about how to stop smoking for good — and some places that can help you succeed.

Pattypan squash and candy-striped beet salad with basil pistou and peppercress

Recipe: Pattypan squash and candy-striped beet salad with basil pistou and peppercress

This hot-weather medley is a game changer to the eyes and palate.