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Amazon is opening a grocery store called Amazon Go with no checkout lines or cashiers. Courtesy of Wired
Amazon is opening a grocery store called Amazon Go with no checkout lines or cashiers.

The U.S. is not ready for complete automation

Amazon has announced the opening of the first automated grocery store, called Amazon Go, which will have no checkout lines or cashiers. This signals the beginning of a futuristic era in which machines will perform more and more of the the tasks that humans used to do, but with increased efficiency and decreased cost.

Welcome to the Blair witch trials

What would it be like if the Salem witch trials happened in 2016? Or even at Montgomery Blair High School?

Op/Ed »

Is College Board evil?

Sometime in the last fifty years or so, the idea of Advanced Placement (AP) classes, SAT tests and College Board as a whole, has been corrupted. The non-profit draws criticism in nearly every aspect of what it does, not the least of which is being a non-profit.

Are colleges truly diverse?

Nowadays, most top universities have everything a prospective student would desire in a place of higher education. However, hiding behind these amenities is a major weakness afflicting these universities: a startling lack of political diversity.

Humor »

Trump selects a motley crew of cabinet members

President-elect Donald Trump has spent the first month after the election sorting out who will be the chief officers during his time in the Oval Office. Trump's selections have been so outlandish, that the next position could be filled by any one of the following infamous celebrity icons.

Are you game?

Most of the time, class is fun and engaging. But when you're just not feeling it, a much-needed break can pay dividends. If you're done with your assignment and looking to kill some time, here are some ideas for how you can turn a boring hour and a half into a fun one.

Poll »

Will this warm weather last?
  • Ugh... I hope not... it's winter!
  • Yes! Summer here we come!
  • If only...
  • No, we're going to get 5 snow days in March!
  • Don't know, don't care
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