Mat Johnson is the author of Pym, Drop, Hunting in Harlem and The Great Negro Plot as well as several graphic novels including Incognegro, Dark Rain and Right State. Meera Bowman Johnson hide caption

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The German service robot Toomas was designed to welcome customers and help them find items in a store. Joerg Sarbach/AP hide caption

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Chris Harrison, the host of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. Rick Rowell/ABC hide caption

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The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., still has all 82 of the William Shakespeare first folios Henry Folger collected. Courtesy of Folger Shakespeare Library hide caption

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