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The Robot Secret Is Out

Robots, robots, robots. I’ve got to admit that ever since I was a kid, I’ve been really interested in robots. I’ve devoured robot short stories

Culture

Facebook Gets Emojional

For 12 years, Facebook’s myriad users were able to signal their approval of a friend’s post in just one way: with the now iconic thumbs-up

Culture

The Day My Life Became a Video Game

I never knew I wanted a Sneakers badge. Or a Redwood Forest badge. Until today. Some of you—perhaps quite a few, actually—know exactly what I’m

Culture

Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Phone

IKEA, those clever Swedish furniture makers who have convinced us all to make our own furniture, are getting creative again. Their latest invention: A table

Tech

You May Never Run Out of Toner Again

We’ve all been there. You need to wash clothes for work the next day, but you discover all too late that you’re all out of

Culture

A Virtual Tip of the Hat

The year 2015 is just about “in the books,” as they say. I don’t know about you, but I generally hit this time of year

Culture

Resolving to Change Our Media Habits

Editor’s Note: It’s nearly the dawn of a new year, and with the turn of the calendar many of us take stock of our lives

Culture

The State of Teens, Tweens and Screens

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to notice how screen and media time continues to grow for so many of us, young and old, these

Plugged In Parent’s Guide to Today’s Technology

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