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Is 'The Purge' TV series pure fiction or a vision of our grim future? Watch the first trailer.

Each new release in The Purge series pushes us closer to the central question: How much of this is actually fiction and how much is a taste of what humanity's future looks like? For the USA Network's 10-episode televised take on the series, it
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Domestic robots that will change the future of how you run your house

   Remember back in 2001 when The Simpsons purchased an automated upgrade for their home known as the “Ultrahouse 3000?” Well, this is a bit like that, minus the Pierce Brosnan ‘British Charm Unit’ and all the
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Shocking no one, study finds almost 80 percent of ICOs are scams

Initial coin offerings are the way of the future, and oh boy is that future shady.  A new study found that the favorite fundraising mechanism of the blockchain universe is often employed by those trying to fleece the world, not improve it. And
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What AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner means for the future of the internet

No one spends $85.4 billion to do you a favor. In its recent acquisition of Time Warner, AT&T sure as shit isn't about to make you rethink this fundamental truth.  The telecommunications company was approved by a federal judge Tuesday for a
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The difference between time and money

You can't save up time. You can't refuse to spend it. You can't set it aside. Either you're spending your time. Or your time is spending you.       
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Man with the 'golden arm' who gave blood for 60 years donates for last time

James Harrison is a hero unlike you've come across before. The 81-year-old Australian has been giving blood for the last 60 years, and in the process helped save the babies of more than 2 million Australian women. SEE ALSO: Crowdfunding campaign
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The secret genius of Google's '20 percent time'

Google famously allows employees to use 20 percent of their work week for any project. This "20 percent time" is a force for innovation; it led to Gmail and Google Maps, to name just two products. But why does it work? Eric Schmidt, former Google
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Shop this *huge* sale on Amazon devices in time for Mother's Day (and get a jumpstart on Father's Day too)

Amazon is offering huge deals on almost all of their devices until May 13. Getting a sale on all of these at the same time almost never happens — unless it's Black Friday or Amazon Prime Day. (Trust us, this is what we do.) Amazon is known to
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'Fortnite' Season 4 just started, making this a great time to get into 'Fortnite'

The new, fourth season of Fortnite is here, and it's all about the superheroes. Epic Games kicked off Season 4 in its global hit on May 1 with a big update that introduces new features, new challenges, and piles upon piles of sweet, delicious loot.

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