Opinion

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Large asteroid to sail past Earth today

The space rock is about 1,300 feet across in size. And while it will pose no apocalyptic threat, it will notably be closer to the world than the moon.

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Robotics: a dilemma for workers today

What happens when a robot takes a job away from a living person? Can anything good come of this?

Waiter, there's a newfangled technology in my soup

The unregulated nanotech industry is spreading through the U.S. food system.

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Have cell phones made bees buzz off?

The bee population has decreased dramatically since 2006, and some scientists believe they have located the reason: cell phones.

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What does the future hold for reading?

Less than half of Americans between the ages of 18 and 24 ever read for pleasure.

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Will the Singularity be the end of us?

Some experts say the Singularity - when artificial intelligence learns how to make itself smarter - is a greater threat to humanity than global warming or nuclear war.

On technology, what would Lenin do?

I used to think Lenin was a sharp cookie, but he's gone too far this time.

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We’re back, again

We are glad to be back online, and thank you for your patience and support - now, on to the news of the day!

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Happy birthday Karl

Just when I thought I'd seen it all, I got invited to Karl Marx's birthday party!

Google quits China

The Google-China conflict raises larger issues of politics in the Internet age.

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