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Kitten Born Without Eyelids Gets Life Saving Surgery — A homeless kitten named Phil received lifesaving surgery at the MSPCA Angell Animal Medical Center this week. He was born without upper eyelids and would have gone blind had he not received the successful surgery at the Angell. The procedure was funded by Spike's Fund, which provides emergency medical treatment for homeless animals living in the MSPCA's Boston adoption center.
Dec 20, 2014

RT @HubHealth: A kitten born without eyelids just had lifesaving surgery, and the world has fallen in love:

Dec 21, 2014

Fascinating @dbernstein on drama at not-so-storied Boston-dot-com

Dec 20, 2014

Many people worked for years to make a site that respected Boston's creativity, eccentricities and fun.…

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MBTA's New Bus Surveillance Is So Advanced, You Could Watch it From China — It's no secret that the MBTA has beefed up security on its buses by adding high-tech cameras with live-streams of in-vehicle activity that can be viewed by Transit Police nearby, or officials behind computer screens in remote locations. But just how powerful the overall system actually is might shock passengers.
Dec 20, 2014

RT @BostonMagazine: #MBTA official on new bus camera system: "Is it the ultimate in ‘Big Brother?’ Ya."

A Tour of Facebook Boston's Art Collection — Last month, Facebook's local team marked the one-year anniversary of its presence in the Boston area by unveiling an expansion of its engineering base in Kendall Square. But the celebratory expansion didn't consist of just an increase in office space-Facebook Boston also made several additions to its art collection, made up entirely of commissioned pieces by local artists.

Harvard Dining Services Backtracks on Decision to Pull Israeli-made Soda Equipment — Harvard University Dining Services' decision to stop buying Israeli-made soda machines and water fountains used at the school's cafeteria, due to ongoing controversy between Israel and Palestine, was popped by the administration this week. "Harvard University's procurement decisions should not and will not be driven by individuals' views of highly contested matters of political controversy," Harvard Provost Alan M.

The YMCA Underwent a $40 Million Renovation — When President William Taft placed the cornerstone brick at the then-brand new Huntington Ave. YMCA in 1912, he could not have known the legacy he was creating. One-hundred-plus years later, the building is brand new once again-inside and out.