Vivid photos offer a record of a diverse Massachusetts community

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c. 1904

Portrait of the Thomas A. and Margaret Dillon Family. Virginia-born coachman Thomas A. Dillon and his wife, Margaret, a domestic servant and native of Newton, Massachusetts, pose in the parlor of their home at 4 Dewey Street with children Thomas, Margaret, and Mary. A poster on the wall commemorates President Theodore Roosevelt’s visit to the Worcester Agricultural Fair in 1902.

Image: William Bullard, courtesy of Frank Morrill, Clark University and Worcester Art Museum

Born and raised…

Coral reefs in Florida Keys hit hard this hurricane season, but there are signs of recovery

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Out on the water’s surface, floating above the site of a coral nursery was the first sign of trouble: a tangled mass of line, buoys, lobster traps, and debris.

Here’s how you can actually use your phone when you listen to YouTube on mobile

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YouTube is meant for video, but as most everyone has figured out by now, it’s also great for music. You can find just about every deep cut imaginable on the platform — but listening to the tunes on the mobile app isn’t always the most enjoyable experience.

James Toback is the latest filmmaker to be outed as a sexual predator

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The Harvey Weinsteins of the world aren’t always household names. Frequently, in fact, they’re nothing of the sort.

So it is with James Toback, a longtime (and relatively obscure) filmmaker who is now facing allegations of sexual harassment leveled by 38 different women, as a Los Angeles Times investigation reveals. And much like Weinstein, Toback’s deplorable behavior has been an open secret for decades.

He was the…

Justin Bieber covered his abs with an elaborate tattoo and the internet is still processing

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Take it easy, internet. It’s Justin’s body. Let him make his choices.

Justin Bieber set off a fan firestorm on Saturday when he shared a look at his new ink. It’s not a subtle tattoo, with shaded black ink now covering the majority of the pop star’s front torso.

He showed off the freshly completed body art in an Instagram post of his own, while tattoo artist to the stars Keith “Bang Bang”…

Every Halloween I get really excited to watch the only Frankenstein movie

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Halloween is the best time of the year. Many people think this is because you get to dress up, eat candy and fill your house with decorative gourds, but they are wrong.

Halloween is the best time of the year because Halloween is the time that I get to watch the one and only Frankenstein movie.

What is the one and only Frankenstein movie, you ask? Why, it’s the only movie truly fit for…

Couple receives ‘dope’ Amazon delivery — quickly calls the cops

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For two Amazon customers in Florida, a simple purchase of four plastic storage bin turned into a mystery involving 65 pounds of marijuana.

Trump congratulated himself for something he hadn’t done, so the White House had to make it true

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Several Americans received something unexpected from the White House this week: a rush-delivered condolence letter from President Donald Trump written to the loved ones of people who died in military service.

Vivid photos offer a record of a diverse Massachusetts community

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c. 1904

Portrait of the Thomas A. and Margaret Dillon Family. Virginia-born coachman Thomas A. Dillon and his wife, Margaret, a domestic servant and native of Newton, Massachusetts, pose in the parlor of their home at 4 Dewey Street with children Thomas, Margaret, and Mary. A poster on the wall commemorates President Theodore Roosevelt’s visit to the Worcester Agricultural Fair in 1902.

Image: William Bullard, courtesy of Frank Morrill, Clark University and Worcester Art Museum

Born and raised…

Freshen the air in your home with this smart planter

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Clairy is a smart flowerpot and natural air purifier that can fill your apartment with fresh air, while sending indoor pollution updates to your phone. Read more…

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