Glenn McDonald writes about culture and technology from his home in lovely Chapel Hill, NC. He’s a regular contributor to NPR, the Raleigh News & Observer, Indy Week and many quaint and curious volumes of forgotten lore. You can say hello virtually at

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Oct 5, 2015 03:40 PM ET
Accidental mobile phone calls are swamping emergency response centers worldwide. Continue reading →
Oct 2, 2015 03:05 PM ET
Logitech's new Circle camera monitors your home and assembles 30-second clips of important activities. Continue reading →
Oct 1, 2015 09:40 AM ET
Houston, we have some questions: A point-by-point breakdown of the new sci-fi film with the Johnson Space Center. Spoiler alert!
Sep 30, 2015 04:00 PM ET
New type of organic component could actually increase a battery's performance over time. Continue reading →
Sep 29, 2015 09:40 AM ET
Marty McFly's hovering skateboard isn't here yet. But it's almost here, and that counts for something, right?
Sep 29, 2015 04:00 PM ET
Art meets science in an effort to bring nations together -- literally. Continue reading →
Sep 30, 2015 07:00 AM ET
We should keep scientific research as unfettered as possible, but sometimes things get weird.
Sep 25, 2015 11:45 AM ET
The recreation provides 10 times more information than similar digital reconstructions have in the past.
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