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Watch: Why Does It Still Take 5 Hours To Fly Cross-Country?
Washington, DC

We like to talk about the dizzying rate of technological change these days, but when it comes to intercity travel, we’re stuck back in 1959.

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The Terminator
Washington, DC

Join Future Tense from 6:30 till 8:30 pm on Tuesday, April 26, at Landmark’s E Street Cinema in Washington, D.C., to watch The Terminator.

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Trust But Verify
Washington, DC

Fool me once, shame on me. Fool me twice, shame on scientific research?

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Are eSports the Future of Entertainment?
New York, NY

Stadiums across the world are filling with fans eager to cheer on their favorite teams competing in the world's fastest growing sport.

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Incubating Artificial Intelligence
Washington, DC

The early decades of the 21st century will serve as a sandbox for artificial intelligence-based technologies that will transform the globe.

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Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War
New York, NY

How vulnerable are we as a nation to a cyber attack? We're bringing together two of the nation's most foremost national security reporters.

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Can Genetic Engineering Stop Zika?
Washington, DC

What might be the consequences of messing with the world’s deadliest animal? Are there other diseases that we may want to engineer away?

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Can you be an environmentalist without embracing nuclear energy?
Washington, DC

Will fallout from early models of nuclear reactors prevent us from embracing the promise of clean energy that new models provide?

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Do Silicon Valley and Ancient Greece Share A Secret Recipe for Innovation?
New York, NY

Acclaimed travel writer Eric Weiner discusses the relationship between society's innovative ideas and their surroundings.

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The Planet Remade
Washington, DC

In his new book, Oliver Morton argues that the risks of climate change merit serious action.

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Deploying Technology to Rescue the Past
Washington, DC

As ISIS campaigns to eradicate non-Islamic cultural heritage, we explore how new technologies can restore and preserve ancient relics.

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How Human Do We Want Our Robots to Be?
Washington, DC

As machines become more integrated into our lives, how will we feel about them? And how will they feel about us?

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