Claire M. McLaughlin
Professor David A. Edwards is at it again. Having already developed creations that include inhalable chocolate, inhalable caffeine, and a tuberculosis vaccine in the form of a spray, the innovative biomedical engineer from Harvard is now introducing WikiCells: a new edible packaging technology that allows individuals to eat and transport food without plastic.
Claire Danes has come and gone, but there's still time to get the rundown on Jason Segel. Here's all you need to know about the Hasty Pudding Theatricals' 2012 Man of the Year:
While shopping period often finds students flocking to classes with high Q scores and reliable old favorites, the following new courses are worth checking out.
It has been more than a month since the tents of Occupy Harvard first appeared in the Yard, and after weeks of flashing IDs and secretly pining for the return of statue-loving tourists, students are now voicing their thoughts on the Occupy Harvard movement in a new survey. According to the results, it appears that the student body hasn't taken too kindly to our resident campers.
Should actor, writer, and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" star Larry David soon add a Nobel Prize for efforts fostering Middle East peace to his cache of Emmy awards and nominations? Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law Alan M. Dershowitz' answer might surprise you. In a recent interview with "The Columbia Current," the Harvard Law School professor revealed that he recently sent a copy of his favorite episode of "Curb Your Enthusiasm" to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in the hope that it might serve to facilitate Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.
Pilgrims, turkey, and pumpkin pie—think you know a thing or two about Thanksgiving? Think again. This year, Flyby dug up a few little-known facts about the upcoming holiday to add a little spice to your dinner table conversation this year.
John Harvard is no Kevin Bacon, but that doesn't mean that our University's benefactor isn't good for a game of "Six Degrees of Separation." The relationship between John Harvard and William Shakespeare is closer than many would have thought, according to an article recently pubished in the Financial Times.
The 'Gift of the Wind' statue outside the Porter Square T stop.
In this series, we'll be visiting the other parts of Cambridge, the "City of Squares." Join us as we explore the ins-and-outs of things to do in Inman, Central, Davis, Kendall, and Porter Squares. Students looking for a break from the familiar streets of Harvard Square should head north on Massachusetts Avenue to check out Porter Square. With an eclectic mix of independently owned shops and a dose of Japanese infusion, Porter Square offers plenty of opportunities to spice things up.