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10 Fascinating Reasons Why You Might Dream During Sleep
Posted on: Nov 13, 2013, Source: i09
The reasons why we dream are still mysterious. Here are some theories.
What's Behind Odd Sexual Fetishes?
Posted on: Sep 4, 2013, Source: i09
Why does one person get off on shoes, while another gets off on certain large body parts?
Does Obama Want to Replace Your Facebook Profile with Your Social Security Card?
Posted on: May 31, 2009, Source: io9
You heard it here first: The next evolution of identity management in the U.S. will grow out of Facebook. So watch what you out in your profile.
My Last Column
Posted on: Jul 2, 2008, Source: AlterNet
After 9 long years, it's time to move on. One final thought: don't ever stop ruthlessly criticizing everything that exists.
Three Myths About the Internet That Refuse to Die
Posted on: Jun 20, 2008, Source: AlterNet
The Internet will not magically bring the world together; nor is it likely to destroy us.
Using Sci-Fi to Change the World
Posted on: Jun 5, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Science fiction isn't escapist; it can help us envision how to make the world a better place.
How Do We Fight Corporate Control of the Internet?
Posted on: May 22, 2008, Source: AlterNet
We need to organize and actively make things uncomfortable for the companies trying to regulate our use of online technologies.
Is the Creative Internet Just About Dead?
Posted on: May 15, 2008, Source: AlterNet
The era of free, open online innovation may be coming to an end.
Who's Afraid of Grand Theft Auto?
Posted on: May 7, 2008, Source: AlterNet
If the controversial video game were a movie, we'd all be mightily impressed by its dark, ironic vision of a world at war with itself.
Posted on: Apr 30, 2008, Source: AlterNet
The Web makes it easy for crowds to collaborate. But it also makes it simple for mobs to crush free expression.
Writing Online: The Key to Literary Immortality
Posted on: Apr 23, 2008, Source: AlterNet
The advantage of publishing online rather than in books? Nobody can burn the Internet.
Does the Microsoft-Yahoo! Merger Threaten Google?
Posted on: Apr 16, 2008, Source: AlterNet
A look at the facts on Microhoo!
Posted on: Apr 8, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Thomas Beatie is not the first transgendered man to get pregnant. So why is he getting so much attention, and why now?
The Queen's English Is Dead
Posted on: Apr 3, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Proper English is being supplanted by a language that reflects the lives of all the people who speak it.
The Color Wars
Posted on: Mar 25, 2008, Source: AlterNet
The human proclivity for pointless, conflict-driven tribalism manifests itself on the web.
Spitzer Did Nothing Wrong
Posted on: Mar 19, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Eliot Spitzer's decision to pay money for sex was personal. It's not like he issued a policy of mandatory hookers for everybody.
Posted on: Mar 12, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Protesting online can be just as revolutionary as carrying signs, yelling, and storming the gates of power in the real world.
The Bush Administration's War On Science
Posted on: Feb 27, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Our government is waging a war against science, endangering millions of lives in the U.S. and beyond.
You Cannot Afford Mars
Posted on: Feb 19, 2008, Source: AlterNet
Even if we spent as much money on space exploration as we do on war, funding a mission to Mars would not solve any of our problems.
Three Reasons to Hate Facebook
Posted on: Feb 12, 2008, Source: AlterNet
I hate Facebook and I'm not afraid to say why.
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