Technocracy

Forget Oculus Rift

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Republicans Want the Government to Listen to the American Public on Ebola. That’s a Horrible Idea.

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Smash and Grab

Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?

I Am 25. I Don’t Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.

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