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Dekker Dreyer

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Fight or Flight in the Former Eastern Bloc

In the West we might not realize it, but Bulgaria is an entertainment hub for Hollywood. I was visiting the set of the upcoming 300 sequel in the Summer of 2012 and found a country of contradictions that made me ask this question. Is the current generation of Bulgarians going to fight for their country or take flight to greener pastures?

More Than Human: A Profile Of Four Real Life Cyborgs

We’re now at a point where society has to deal head-on with the realities of cybernetic enhancements and the ethical questions they pose. Last fall a children’s toy called “RoboRoach” entered the market. The kit allows you to control a living cockroach via an iPhone app by clipping the insect’s antennae and attaching electrodes to the exposed nerves.