TCTI: Too Crazy To Ignore
Dave Ross

They're here and they're determined to follow you

The first generation of practical robotic personal assistants is being unveiled at a conference in Boston this week, and it gives us a glimpse into what the robots of the future will really be doing.

Why wouldn't she answer?

In Kentucky, Democrat Alison Grimes, the Secretary of State, is trying to unseat longtime Republican Senator Mitch McConnell.

We don't need no stinkin' government - until we do

Here's a little headline that popped up on my handheld device: "Ebola Vaccine Would Likely Have Been Found By Now If Not For Budget Cuts."

Good news: Your brain is still smarter than your phone

This week, three brain researchers, John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser, and her husband Edvard Moser have won a Nobel Prize for discovering that mice navigate using grid cells in the brain.

Columbus Day, the Washington Redskins of holidays

Seattle is the latest front in the fight to reclaim Columbus Day. The city council has renamed it Indigenous People's Day, incensing Italy's Ambassador to the US, and outraging local Italian-Americans leaders who promise to mobilize.

Election Day already?

Election Day isn't until November 4, but in parts of the country, the first absentee ballots have already arrived ... and candidates are worried.

Momma don't let your boys grow up playing HALO

In the debate over violent video games, this researcher says the verdict is in.

You can be afraid of only so much

The challenge of being an American lately is deciding what's worth being afraid of.

Better memory without a pill

There are brain games, there are pills, there's hypnosis, but the secret to improving memory may actually be much simpler.

Passion versus logic

California now has a "Yes Means Yes" law intended to deter sexual assault on campus. Under this law, to make love legally, each partner must agree as they tag each base.

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