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Blueberry pie doughnuts sit on display inside Mei Mei as part of a Stacked Donuts pop-up at the restaurant in April. PHOTO BY BROOKE JACKSON-GLIDDEN/DFP FILE PHOTO

Muse picks for best arts and culture of 2014

Best New Boston Bite: 2014, year of the fancy doughnut Brooke Jackson-Glidden While San Francisco is […]

In 2014, Boston University researchers have made innovations in everything from combatting global warming to securing wireless information. GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Protecting ‘The Cloud’ and the Earth: A 2014 review of science at BU

“Eureka!” might serve as a proper summary for Boston University’s scientific community in 2014. But given […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Science Tuesday
Harvard University students Mazin Elfakhani and Hikari Senju have developed a tutoring app called Quickhelp for students and Quickteach for tutors that allows students to request help in any subject and helps to replace tutoring scheduling systems of universities. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Tutoring apps offer quick, inexpensive resource for students

In this day and age, smartphones are capable of summoning a ride home, a delivery of […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, spoke to School of Management students about concepts from his book, “Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future.” PHOTO BY JACQUI BUSICK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel lectures on his book at BUzz Lab event Tuesday

Competitive markets are not the best fodder for innovation. Pursuing higher education is a deterministic concept […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Stacy Ulrich, director of the Office of Student Programs and Leadership at Boston University, and Matt Lengen, program manager in OSPL, dress up in anticipation for BU’s first Midnight Breakfast planned for Wednesday. PHOTO COURTESY OF STACY ULRICH

BU Midnight Breakfast serves up fun-filled study break for students

We’ve all heard of breakfast for dinner. But on Wednesday night, Boston University will be serving […]

by · December 10, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, Spotlight
Restaurants and other eateries with more than 20 locations must provide calorie information of their products by Dec. 1, 2015, according to regulations announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Nov. 25. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

New FDA regulations on calorie count spur debate among consumers, businesses

In a country where it’s easier — and cheaper — for many to dine on a […]

by and · December 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Science Tuesday
Nora Grossman, who graduated from the College of Communication in 2005, co-produced "The Imitation Game," an upcoming film starring Benedict Cumberbatch as mathematician Alan Turing. PHOTO COURTESY OF DARREN DELUCA

INTERVIEW: COM alumna Nora Grossman on producing ‘The Imitation Game’

“The Imitation Game,” which will be released in Boston Friday and nationwide Dec. 25, tells the […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 2 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Mark Wahlberg (left) and Brie Larson (right) star in Rupert Wyatt's "The Gambler," which will be released Dec. 19. PHOTO COURTESY OF PARAMOUNT PICTURES

INTERVIEW: ‘The Gambler’ director Rupert Wyatt on life’s games of chance

Rupert Wyatt’s “The Gambler” is something of an anomaly. He insists that it is not a […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Anna Kendrick stars as Cinderella in the film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim's musical "Into the Woods," which will be released on Dec. 25. PHOTO COURTESY OF WALT DISNEY PICTURES

INTERVIEW: Anna Kendrick and Chris Pine on timelessness of once upon a time in ‘Into the Woods’

“Once upon a time…” With that, this story begins as so many others do. It makes […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Local rapper Michael Christmas performed Wednesday at the Converse store on Newbury Street. PHOTO COURTESY OF ROB COLLINS

‘Christmas’ spirit returns to Boston: Local rapper holds homecoming on Newbury Street

Celebrated returns rank among the most thrilling narratives, and Michael Christmas’ homecoming show Wednesday evening was […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, Muse, The Muse