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a lonely brown dot in a sea of white dots The harsh lessons I've learned as a black woman dating online
It wasn’t until making myself vulnerable to strangers that I realized just how different I am.
Donald Trump is right about the Middle East
Believe it or not, Trump has a point about Iraq.


Mars Ice House Humans could inhabit Mars with the help of this 3D-printed ice house
Winners of NASA's challenge might show us what life will be like on Mars.
instagram logo with rainbow beams shooting out The secret trick to downloading full-resolution Instagram photos
Instagram doesn't want you to download original-resolution photos, but it's easy to do.
Watch two robots invent their own spoken language
Is this the future of language?
Microsoft's new Lumia phones bring futuristic panache to the mobile game
The Lumia 950 and 950 XL pack game-changing bells, whistles.
A drunk man's assault on a robot raises unusual legal issues
When he kicked a robotic store clerk last month, Kiichi Ishikawa opened up an academic can of worms.
Twitter Lightning bolt How to use Twitter Moments
Get your daily dose of information a whole lot easier.


With Safe Harbor pact dead, consumer groups push for greater online privacy
But will negotiators hear their concerns?
NSA HQ at night Inside Intelexit, the activist group trying to recruit the next Edward Snowden
If no one works at the NSA, there will no one left to spy on you.
african man holding up his arms as a slew of curses is screamed at him The Black Lives Matter guide to racist trolls
Black Lives Matter's proves dealing with trolls isn't always easy.
bill clinton stephen colbert Bill Clinton tells Stephen Colbert why Bernie Sanders is gaining on his wife in 2016 polling
Clinton also addressed the rumor that he encouraged Donald Trump to run.
computer with programming code on its screen Global cybercrime costs rise as businesses fail to patch their systems in time
Businesses wait too long to patch their systems, and cyberattacks are getting more expensive to repair.
For businesses and government, the race is on to ditch the password
Two-Factor Tuesday and the coalition to evolve our vulnerable, dated logins.
umpqua community college's mascot crying Oregon shooting 'hero' Chris Mintz GoFundMe campaign nears $800,000
Chris Mintz was shot seven times.