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Engineers Of The New Millennium: Life In 2030

"Life in 2030," a one-hour special from The Engineers of the New Millennium, explores the latest advances in science and technology to give listeners a glimpse of what life could be like in the not-too-distant future. We'll ask whether robots that fight fires and cars that drive themselves are the stuff of science fiction novels, or are closer than we think.

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A Very Code Switch Christmas TV Special

It's that time around Christmas, when all we can see are a handful of stories on our TV screens. Frosty, and Charlie, and Ralphie, and Kevin, but there's not too much brown in this mostly white canon.
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Venison Supply Not Meeting Demand At Food Banks, Says Group

A Virginia group that gives venison to the needy says it's not getting enough meat this year: It's hit a 17-year low, resulting from a decline in deer hunting.
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Gray Expected To Wrap Up Tenure As Mayor By Signing Pair Of Bills

The term for Mayor Vincent Gray wraps up Jan. 2, and he's expected to sign some legislation into law before his time is up.

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An 'Erasable Internet' Could Be Welcome In A Hackable World

With our digital lives just a hack away from being released in the world, do we really want to store all our information in perpetuity? That's the question raised by New York Times technology columnist Farhad Manjoo.