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Lily Hay Newman is lead blogger for Future Tense.

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Sept. 23 2014 1:50 PMOh, the Futility! Frogs Try to Catch Worms off of an iPhone Video.
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Sept. 22 2014 12:14 PMFamily Court Rules That You Can Serve Someone With Legal Papers Over Facebook
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Sept. 18 2014 6:48 PMBy 2100 the World's Population Could Be 11 Billion
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Sept. 17 2014 7:23 PMMIT Researchers Are Using Smartphones to Interact With Other Screens
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Sept. 16 2014 6:40 PMThis iPhone 6 Feature Will Change Weather Forecasting
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Sept. 15 2014 4:49 PMCheetah Robot Is Now Wireless and Gallivanting on MIT’s Campus
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Sept. 12 2014 2:14 PMSotomayor Concerned About Drones and Privacy, Says You Should Be Too
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Sept. 11 2014 7:35 PMThe Earth Is About to Be Bombarded by Two Solar Storms
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Sept. 10 2014 7:58 PMToday Was the “Go Slow” Protest of the FCC Net Neutrality Proposal. Did You Notice?
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Sept. 9 2014 7:33 PMThe New iPhones Will Probably Have Terrible Battery Life
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Sept. 5 2014 5:53 PMNo One Will Read Margaret Atwood’s Newest Work For 100 Years
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Sept. 4 2014 6:56 PMBig Tech Companies Are Planning “Go Slow” Day to Protest the FCC Net Neutrality Proposal
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Sept. 3 2014 7:56 PMGoogle Is Investing More in Quantum Computing Research to Create Better AI
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Sept. 3 2014 1:29 PMRam Bothered by Drone Expresses Dislike With Violent Headbutts
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Aug. 26 2014 10:27 AMAn Easy Tool for Turning YouTube Scenes Into GIFs
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Sept. 22 2014 6:27 PMShould We All Be Learning How to Type in Virtual Reality?
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Sept. 19 2014 5:03 PMWhite House Chief Information Officer Will Run U.S. Ebola Response
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Sept. 18 2014 2:39 PMHere's How to Keep Apple From Sharing Your iPhone Data With the Police
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Sept. 17 2014 12:35 PMIOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.
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Sept. 16 2014 1:41 PMYou Can Play the Original Doom on a Hacked Canon Printer
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Sept. 15 2014 1:55 PMMicrosoft Is Buying Minecraft for $2.5 Billion, but Its Founder Is Leaving
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Sept. 12 2014 11:27 AMCyberspace Looks Pretty Menacing in This Japanese Music Video From 1989
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Sept. 11 2014 12:33 PMInsurance Companies Want to Use Your Personal Data to Determine Your Premiums
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Sept. 10 2014 5:04 PMThe iPod Classic Is Dead: Mourn for Bygone Click Wheels
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Sept. 9 2014 5:12 PMApple Pay Will Be Much More Important Than the iPhone 6
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Sept. 5 2014 12:43 PMCoursera Patched Vulnerabilities Found by a Surveillance Law Professor
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Sept. 4 2014 1:37 PMIKEA’s 2015 Catalog Launch Is the Perfect Spoof of iPad Ads
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Sept. 3 2014 5:14 PMPETA Uses Virtual Reality to Show You What Factory Farmed Chickens See Before Slaughter
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Aug. 28 2014 10:17 AMThis Cheap Exoskeleton Lets You Sit Wherever You Want Without a Chair
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Aug. 25 2014 11:45 PMWe’ve Failed at Fruit SaladBut we can redeem this much-maligned summer side dish.

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  News & Politics
War Stories
Sept. 23 2014 4:04 PM The Right Target Why Obama’s airstrikes against ISIS may be more effective than people expect.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 23 2014 2:08 PM Home Depot’s Former Lead Security Engineer Had a Legacy of Sabotage
  Life
Outward
Sept. 23 2014 1:57 PM Would a Second Sarkozy Presidency End Marriage Equality in France?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 23 2014 2:32 PM Politico Asks: Why Is Gabby Giffords So “Ruthless” on Gun Control?
  Slate Plus
Political Gabfest
Sept. 23 2014 3:04 PM Chicago Gabfest How to get your tickets before anyone else.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 23 2014 4:09 PM Vince Vaughn Will Star in True Detective Season 2
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 23 2014 1:50 PM Oh, the Futility! Frogs Try to Catch Worms off of an iPhone Video.
  Health & Science
Science
Sept. 23 2014 1:38 PM Why Is Fall Red in America but Yellow in Europe? A possible explanation, 35 million years in the making.
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.