The Boston Globe Magazine | May 14, 2017

Special section | Game Changers

51 bright ideas and breakthroughs for 2017

In a revolutionary place like Boston, innovators and innovations are as common as bad drivers. See who made our annual list.

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Game Changers

Boston is so far ahead of innovation, it’s like we’re in our own time zone

The city’s creative types often find themselves so far in the future, it’s hard to get back to the present. By Scott Kirsner

The full list of the Globe’s 2017 Game Changers

Bright ideas and breakthroughs, inventions and innovations, people and places making waves in Boston.

Anti-immigration

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/18/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/07102010_711oped_loth2-7651819.jpg Trump’s anti-immigration playbook was written 100 years ago. In Boston.

How a trio of Harvard-educated blue bloods led a crusade to keep the “undesirables” out and make America great again.

Airport security

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/12/01/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/OpeningImage1211TSA.jpg Do airport security lines have to be so awful? A rare look inside TSA.

With a history of dysfunction and new calls to privatize, can the agency’s big plans to make airport security less miserable get off the ground?

North End guide

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/northend0129web_lede.jpg Where to eat and what to order in Boston’s North End

15 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants, from elegant hideaways to buzzy trattorias to (lots of) incredible pizza.

Cooking | Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/08/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/cook0514crop.jpg Recipes: Overnight refrigerator oatmeal makes weekday breakfasts easy

Pop this oatmeal in the refrigerator and it’s ready to go in the morning for a quick and satisfying breakfast.

Your week ahead

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/11/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/week0514pic.jpg Five things to do, May 15-21

The Growlers at the Sinclair, ‘The Princess Bride’: An Evening with Cary Elwes, Boston Handbell Festival, and more.

Style Watch

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/11/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/bellissima0514alt%20.jpg Reading specs with plenty of appeal

You can’t change the game if you can’t see it. Bright and chic cheaters dress up any office ensemble.

On the Block

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/11/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/new0514fram.jpg For sale: Properties that combine business and living space

How about a Framingham house with room for offices or a Rockport restaurant with apartments above?

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Connections | Magazine

How do you make a life and death decision for a stranger?

When the patient has no family ties, his future lies in the hands of people he never knew.

Comments

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/11/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/letters0514art.jpg Letters to the editor of the Globe Magazine

A story on GE and the country’s tax laws had readers buzzing.

College & Money

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/05/03/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/opener0522collegedebt.jpg The college debt crisis is even worse than you think

We tell students they need a bachelor’s degree to get ahead. But for too many, the numbers no longer add up.

Special section

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/11/18/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/WORK%20CROP.jpg 2016 Top Places to Work

Read the full list of winners and more stories about worker happiness.

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