Opinion

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Google Glass: Vision for the future, or the eyes of Big Brother?

For all intents and purposes, Glass is a technological extension of the human body - or so Google would have us believe.

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Postal mail: There's no app for that

The term "snail mail" does a disservice to the hard-working people at the U.S. Postal Service.

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End of the post office as a public institution?

This year the post office will close half its processing centers.  By the end of this summer Saturday delivery is scheduled to end.  Over the next year over 3,000 local post offices will close.

Is it time to nationalize oil?

Despite the expected Republican 'who-cares-about-the-truth' talking points, the recent price hikes in oil and gas have nothing to do with President Obama.

Cyber war: hype or reality?

What all this scare talk has done is allow the U.S. military to muscle its way into cyber security in a way that could allow it to monitor virtually everything on the Internet.

Spending just got even easier

The cashless society is almost at hand, some claim.

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Farewell to McRib (at least for now)

The famous McRib pork patty once again made a brief appearance at a McDonald's near you for a brief three weeks.

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Large asteroid to sail past Earth today

The space rock is about 1,300 feet across in size. And while it will pose no apocalyptic threat, it will notably be closer to the world than the moon.

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Robotics: a dilemma for workers today

What happens when a robot takes a job away from a living person? Can anything good come of this?

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