Annalee Newitz

science writer, New York Times contributor, and author of the forthcoming book “Four Lost Cities: A Secret History of the Urban Age”

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Editor-in-Chief of io9.com, a website devoted to science fiction and science

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People have been fleeing cities for months, reports show.

With a pandemic and economic collapse, how to rethink cities and social systems?

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The infidelity dating site Ashley Madison has been trying to attract women users, but an analysis of the hacked data found that close to zero percent of the site’s 37 million users…

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On its way to becoming the top grossing film of all time, James Cameron's  Avatar  is already famous for more than its mind-boggling 3-D special effects.

Avatar: Science Fiction Channels the Culture Wars

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