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Behind the sprawling art installation in Chicago you can control with your phone Behind the sprawling art installation in Chicago you can control with your phone Advertisement
Meet the mad scientists of Chicago’s urban renewal movement.
Hillary Clinton Hillary Clinton’s evolving response to her private email scandal
Clinton's answers aren't as cut and dry as they were five months ago.
image of a sex worker on a street The new Scarlet Letter
From Ashley Madison to the Rentboy.com raid, slut-shaming has gone viral.
'Hannibal' is subverting everything we know about male relationships
Bryan Fuller's serial killer fever dream has evolved a male friendship unlike anything else on television.
The Janoskians The 'Untold and Untrue' story of the Janoskians, YouTube's sweetest pranksters
The Janoskians are redefining boy bands for the YouTube generation.
Ashley Madison Ashley Madison was working on an app called What's Your Wife Worth
This is probably the most chauvinistic app ever imagined.

Tech

lone man with a phone If you're feeling depressed, don't look at your phone
It's easy to reach for it. Here's why you shouldn't.
Meet Boeing's laser weapon designed to make drones go boom
Its beam literally travels at the speed of light. No drone is safe.
Self-healing material from NASA NASA's crazy new self-healing material can take a bullet
Some truly space-age technology.
We're one step closer to mind-controlled robotic body parts
Artificial nerves are the future of robotic prosthetics.
Lungs This device could let paralyzed people speak by breathing
The computer can turn breath into speech.
Artificial intelligence can make any photo look like a famous painting
Many people are skeptical about technologies that can reproduce objects quickly and accurately.

Politics

chris christie Chris Christie thinks the U.S. should track immigrants like FedEx packages
He says he's going to work with FedEx's CEO to make it happen.
distorted image of a computer Bogus Electronic Frontier Foundation site targets users with malware
A spear phishing campaign used the name of the Electronic Frontier Foundation to exploit victims' trust.
sarah palin Sarah Palin heaps praise on Donald Trump and criticizes 'idiots in the press'
'Everything about Donald Trump's campaign, it's avant-garde.'
Hillary Clinton holding a microphone Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley say Democratic debates are 'rigged' for Hillary Clinton
'This is totally unprecedented in our party’s history.'
corrupted, artifact-laced image of a kid coding on a computer ISIS red room, a Dark Net site, promised livestream torture of ISIS jihadists
The site was knocked offline just before showtime.
black twitter logo over blue gradient background American teen sentenced to 11 years for helping ISIS on Twitter
In addition, Amin's Internet usage is to be monitored for the rest of his life.
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