Beth Teitell

Beth Teitell is a features writer at the Boston Globe. She aims to capture the zeitgeist of modern culture by writing on the intersection of technology, the economy, sports and politics with everyday life. Her on-air commentaries run on public radio’s popular Marketplace program and she appears regularly on local radio and TV. She has written two books.

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‘Men are crazy about gadgets.’ Especially about gadgets for their young kids

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As high-tech baby products and customizable strollers proliferate, fathers are getting very interested in the gear.

Physical therapists vs. acupuncturists: Who’s sticking it to whom?

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Who should be able to stick slender filiform needles into patients?

The new insult: calling someone middle aged. Even — or especially — if they are

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We need a better term for people aged 40-65. Mid-century moderns, perhaps?

When this wax museum opened in Boston, it was hard not to wonder: ‘Why?’

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They’re dated, sure, but wax museums play an important societal role: They allow us to feel superior to something.