BF Editor Archives

Rising Tide

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The scientists who first sounded the alarm on climate change are back, giving us 87 years to pack up our stuff and get off the beach.


Beam Me Down to L.A., Scotty

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The entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX conjures up a 700-mph mag-lev train that will take people from SF to LA in 35 minutes.


Can Your Dog Fetch a Kindle?

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Amazon’s founder buys the Washington Post while the owner of the Red Sox grabs the Boston Globe. Is this the end of newspapers?



FIRST WORD: Work In Progress

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Pull up a comfortable chair and find out who reigns supreme among state, metro and international locations. We hope you agree that the credibility of our rankings continues to improve—and that our new look is snazzy. From the July/August 2013 issue.






California is Rolling in Dough

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Three years after a $60-billion deficit threatened to sink the Golden State, state legislators are arguing over how to spend a surplus.