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Hands-Free, Mind-Free: What We Lose Through Automation

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Drag queens Lil Miss Hot Mess (left) and Sister Roma join other activists for a news conference at San Francisco City Hall on Sept. 17 to speak out against Facebook's rule on using legal names for profiles. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Maryland School Shreds The Old Rules Of Applying To College

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Mac OS and Linux operating systems are most at risk for the Shellshock bug. iStockphoto hide caption

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Shellshock Bug's Impact Could Be Huge, But It's Unclear For Now

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New York City police officers stand guard in Times Square earlier this month after a blog affiliated with the so-called Islamic State militants mentioned the area as a target for bombing. Andrew Burton/Getty Images hide caption

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For Police, A Debate Over Force, Cop Culture And Confrontation

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Under the #Gamergate hashtag, a debate has flared surrounding ethics in video game journalism and the role and treatment of women in the video game industry. iStockphoto hide caption

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#Gamergate Controversy Fuels Debate On Women And Video Games

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A Place To Reflect During Jewish Holy Days — That's Not A Temple

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