The Week - Republicans are plotting economic disaster for 2016.
The Japan News - Fingerprints to be tested as ‘currency’. Japan is now testing a system whereby tourists would register their fingerprints and then be able to buy things and even use the print as their passport.
MIT Technology Review - Chinese Researchers Experiment with Making HIV-Proof Embryos. Yes, the Chinese are genetically modifying embryos to make people that are protected from disease.
Reuters - Where's the lane? Self-driving cars confused by shabby U.S. roadways. And this my friends is why bike lanes are painted in and crosswalks are being painted just like in Europe. Why wasn't this discussed before our tax dollars were spent on these things.