Perfecting Ways to Kill Ourselves

Ghost’s canine bots are the scary older brother of every other dog robot you’ve ever seen, and a good reminder that we're getting increasingly efficient at finding ways to kill ourselves.

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How Far We Fall

“This virus has humbled me as a professional and a person,” said Michelle Odden, associate professor of epidemiology at Stanford. “I did not think this level of failure in a federal response was possible in the United States.”

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The Universe Is Beige

For all its unknowns, the glorious constant of space is its surprises. For instance, when astronomers discovered what color it is.

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Fall Flowers

It's late October and our wildflowers are still going strong.

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On Writing

Sometimes I think of all the things I won't write.

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A Quiet Book for our Very Loud Time

Charlie Mackesy's illustrated book explores love, fear, acceptance and belonging. It's a perfect anecdote for our anxious age.

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Finding Home

Somehow, we stumbled out of New York City and into Rhode Island. It took a long time, it was a bit accidental, but we finally found home.

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Trees are Easy. The Woods are Hard

Giant caveats aside, capturing the spectacular of individual trees is much easier than capturing them in the woods. Let's take a look.

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Day Five: Love is in the Air

George speaks, the people swoon and protesters protest on. Day five of my 2004 Republican National Convention coverage for MTV News.

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Read more about the article Day Four: Repent, Pantie People. Repent!
Axis of Eve Protesers

Day Four: Repent, Pantie People. Repent!

A Democratic stands before the 2004 Republican National Convention and demands his party repent. Day four of my 2004 Republican National Convention coverage for MTV News.

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Police Arrest Protester

Day Three: Fishing for Girlie Men – The Police Strike Back

Arnold Schwarzenegger explains the difference between Republican manly men and the girlie men the NYPD are rounding up in the streets. Day three of my 2004 Republican National Convention coverage for MTV News.

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Seesawing Across the US-Mexico Border

An architect creates a seesaw at the US-Mexico border to show what happens on one side affects what happens on the other... Oh, and kids have fun.

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China’s Perfecting the Tools of a Propaganda State

The future of propaganda is now. We're watching it with China's media response and social media control of information related to the Hong Kong protests.

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Sailing the Interstellar Seas

A spacecraft not much bigger than a loaf of bread is demonstrating that sailing the cosmos is a possibility.

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Would You Turn Your Child into a Cyborg?

A mom hacks Google Glass to help her autistic son understand facial expressions. Along the way, she wonders how neurotechnologies will influence how we augment ourselves, what traits we'll consider inherently human, and what might be lost as we rid ourselves of them.

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When Los Angeles Had Electric Trains

As Los Angeles its green future, here's a look at the light rail system it had over a 100 years ago.

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