What Would It Take to Drive Boston's Snow to California?

As we deal with two winters in the U.S.—warm and dry out west, cold and snowy in the Northeast—exasperated Californians watched as Boston got nearly 100 inches of snow in a month. The storms brought up a common question among parched westerners: what would it take to ship Boston's snow to California? » 2/23/15 5:09pm Monday 5:09pm

The Average Commute In Boston Now Includes Your Casual Flipped Car

The buried locale formerly known as the "city of Boston" has seen a record 80,000,000 feet of snow this winter, and with it, life has seen changes. Not all at once, and some of them have been very gradual. But the biggest change may be the source of all that commuter traffic. Namely, the vehicles lying on their sides. » 2/18/15 1:57pm 2/18/15 1:57pm

No, Your City Doesn’t Have The Worst Drivers

As many of you know, I recently moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where – and I am told this by several longtime residents – the drivers are the worst. I find this interesting, however, because I had previously lived in Atlanta, Georgia, where many native Atlantans had assured me that local drivers are the worst. » 2/17/15 2:56pm 2/17/15 2:56pm

What You Need to Know About Today's "Crippling" Blizzard: Monday Update

After a short night of restless sleep, it appears that forecasters are still predicting the end of the world in the Northeast this evening. If you haven't panicked yet, you have several hours to do so before it's too late. Hug your children. Hoard booze. This is not a drill. Here's what you need to know to make it… » 1/26/15 8:57am 1/26/15 8:57am

American Flag Falls Off Bridge, Causes Accident In Boston

This probably takes the phrase "wrapping yourself in the flag" in a different direction than intended. But on Friday, someone driving Toyota Camry got a surprise when a large American flag hanging on the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge in Boston became detatched and fell in front of the car. Flags do… » 7/14/13 2:00pm 7/14/13 2:00pm

Radio-Controlled Toy Car Parts May Have Been Used In Boston Bombs

Authorities have said that the bombs used in the Boston Marathon bombing earlier this week were largely homemade and built with conventional pressure cookers. Tonight FBI officials released more surprising details on the bombs: they may have been built using parts from radio-controlled toy cars. » 4/18/13 5:26pm 4/18/13 5:26pm