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Is your political affiliation genetic?

While environment does play a large part, your political affiliation is genetically influenced:

A new study has concluded that ideology is not just a social thing; it's built into the DNA, borne along by a gene called DRD4. Tagged "the liberal gene," DRD4 is the first specific bit of human DNA that predisposes people to certain political views, the study's authors claim.

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Self-Driving Cars

It has long been my belief that the only way to make roads safer is to take the human element out of the equation. While I believe technology is not the end-all cure to our woes, in the cases where human behave aggressively or emotionally, technology can provide an alternate solution to mitigate the non-rational element of humanity.

Now Google is working on cars that drive themselves:

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