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On-Demand Auto Registration

When Sean Leach was pulled over for driving a car with an expired registration, he acted fast. While the police office wrote up the ticket and called a tow truck to tow the unregistered vehicle, Leach called a friend. The…

When Sean Leach was pulled over for driving a car with an expired registration, he acted fast. While the police office wrote up the ticket and called a tow truck to tow the unregistered vehicle, Leach called a friend. The friend went to the new Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission’s online registration service and renewed the registraton for Leach’s car.

This is just too good to be true! When the cop came back with the ticket, Leach told the officer that the car was registered. “The computer inside Zier’s patrol car confirmed it.”

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Five poems about the mind

DREAM VENDING MACHINE I feed it coins and watch the spring coil back,the clunk of a vacuum-packed, foil-wrappeddream dropping into the tray. It dispenses all kinds of dreams—bad dreams, good dreams,short nightmares to stave off worse ones, recurring dreams with a teacake marshmallow center.Hardboiled caramel dreams to tuck in your cheek,a bag of orange dreams…

Work reinvented: Tech will drive the office evolution

As organizations navigate a new world of hybrid work, tech innovation will be crucial for employee connection and collaboration.

lucid dreaming concept
lucid dreaming concept

I taught myself to lucid dream. You can too.

We still don’t know much about the experience of being aware that you’re dreaming—but a few researchers think it could help us find out more about how the brain works.

panpsychism concept
panpsychism concept

Is everything in the world a little bit conscious?

The idea that consciousness is widespread is attractive to many for intellectual and, perhaps, also emotional
reasons. But can it be tested? Surprisingly, perhaps it can.

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