Opinion

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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