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Hot Yoga Frank
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HOT YOGA FRANK

I AM A JAPANESE HAM SANDWICH.

Pooh
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Pooh

Porter Square Books Owner
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The Indies: Threatened, But Thriving

On one side stands Amazon—vast, convenient, and cheap. On the other side stands small bookstores, promoting what Ryan L. Raffaelli, a Harvard Business School professor studying the industry, calls “the 3 C’s”: community, convening, and curation.

JT/2020
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JT/2020

Justin Timberlake in concert.

National Stripes Day
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National Stripes Day

The J.Crew storefront at Copley Place advertises National Stripes Day.

Neptune
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Neptune

Neptune, God of the Sea, poses for a photo.

Cosplaying Couple
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Cosplaying Couple

A cosplaying couple poses for a photo at Anime Boston.

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A Depressing Tour of Cambridge

FM leads a tour of the most depressing places around Harvard.

Neptune
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Armor and Art at Anime Boston

The event is surprisingly diverse. I see everything from babies wearing matching Sailor Moon costumes to 70-year-old couples dressed as Mario and Luigi.

National Stripes Day
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I was Duped by National Stripes Day and Now Resent J.Crew and Its False Advertising

However cheekily the company conceded that the holiday was “100% made-up” in parentheticals, J.Crew promised me an absolutely hedonistic abundance of striped goods—not only apparel but also, according to their website, “drinks, snacks and other fun striped surprises.”

Winnie the Pooh's Home
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Harvard's Hundred Acre Wood

Over the past 20 or so years, Cambridge has been home to two different Pooh trees. The house next to the Science Center seems to be the oldest one, having been built sometime in the early 1990s. Its exact origins remain a mystery, but it survived even after the tree that housed it was chopped down in 2012.

Magic Gets Intense
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Where the Magic Happens

To call Magic a card game doesn’t do it justice: Over the years, it has come to encompass novels, comics, tournaments, and a literal stock market.

Magic Gets Intense
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Magic Gets Intense

Players gather at Pandemonium Books and Games in Central Square to participate in one of the Magic: the Gathering tournaments.

Bitcoin Expo 2018
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The BitCoin Revolution You Never Noticed

​Although no one listed any prerequisites on the MIT BitCoin Expo website, we find ourselves woefully unprepared when we show up at the conference, facing the thick, turbid jargon that is computer science.

Bitcoin Expo 2018
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Bitcoin Expo 2018

The MIT Bitcoin Club hosted their Bitcoin Expo 2018 earlier in March.

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