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    • Stephen Hawking Just Gave Humanity a Due Date for Finding Another Planet

    • By: Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    If humanity survives the rise of artificial intelligence, the ravages of climate change and the threat of nuclear terrorism in the next century, it doesn't mean we're home free, according to Stephen Hawking.

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    • 'If Anything Happens to Me, Investigate,' UFO Hunter Texted Mother. Days Later, He Was Dead

    • By: Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 4 mins
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    To Max Spiers - British conspiracy theorist and UFO theoretician - the world was a fantastical place ruled by nefarious alien forces controlling the unthinking masses.

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    • Ford Wants to Patent a Driverless Police Car That Ambushes Lawbreakers Using Artificial Intelligence

    • By: Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Imagine a police car that issues tickets without even pulling you over. What if the same car could use artificial intelligence to find good hiding spots to catch traffic violators and identify drivers by scanning license plates, tapping into surveillance cameras and wirelessly accessing government records?

    "Ford Wants to Patent a Driverless Police Car That Ambushes Lawbreakers Using Artificial Intelligence" is from the January 30, 2018 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Holley and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Why 2017 Will Go Down as the Beginning of the End of the Internal Combustion Engine

    • By: Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Electric vehicles no longer seem like a futuristic fever dream, but they remain a rarity on most American city streets, accounting for less than 1 percent of the nation’s auto sales, according to the automotive website Edmunds.com.

    "Why 2017 Will Go Down as the Beginning of the End of the Internal Combustion Engine" is from the October 11, 2017 Technology section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Holley and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Airbnb for Cars Is Here. and the Rental Car Giants Are Not Happy.

    • By: Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 11 mins
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    They have fleets with hundreds of thousands of vehicles and command multibillion-dollar streams of revenue.

    "Airbnb for Cars Is Here. and the Rental Car Giants Are Not Happy." is from the March 30, 2018 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Holley and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Physical Attraction, Feminine Faces and Why 'the Johnny Depp Effect' Doesn't Always Apply

    • By: Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Physical Attraction, Feminine Faces and Why 'the Johnny Depp Effect' Doesn't Always Apply" is from the World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Holley and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Prince, Legendary Musician, Dies at 57

    • By: Elahe Izadi, Peter Holley, J. Freedom du Lac
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Prince, Legendary Musician, Dies at 57" is from the April 21, 2016 Entertainment section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elahe Izadi and Peter Holley and J. Freedom du Lac and narrated by Sam Scholl

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    • Milwaukee Protests Turn Violent after Officer Fatally Shoots Fleeing Man

    • By: Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Milwaukee Protests Turn Violent after Officer Fatally Shoots Fleeing Man" is from the August 14, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Holley and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Billionaire Burn: Musk Says Zuckerberg's Understanding of AI Threat 'Is Limited'

    • By: Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 2 mins
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    The Facebook chief executive and social media icon is frequently lauded for his critical thinking and global vision, qualities that have helped him maintain his reign atop one of the world’s most successful companies.

    "Billionaire Burn: Musk Says Zuckerberg's Understanding of AI Threat 'Is Limited'" is from the July 25, 2017 Innovations section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Holley and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Cop Who Killed College Student and 55-Year-Old Mother Sues for 'Extreme Emotional Trauma'

    • By: Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Cop Who Killed College Student and 55-Year-Old Mother Sues for 'Extreme Emotional Trauma'" is from the US section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Holley and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • A Combat Veteran with PTSD Wasn't Allowed to Fly with Her Service Dog. So She Sued

    • By: Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Lisa McCombs, a decorated Army veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, claims she'd never had any trouble flying with her service dog, a Labrador retriever named Jake. That changed one year ago, when she was barred from boarding a regional American Airlines flight with Jake, who was wearing his service vest and was properly documented at the time, according to a federal lawsuit. McCombs suffers from PTSD and relies on her dog to calm her anxiety and panic before it overwhelms her.

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    • Elon Musk Calls for Ban on Killer Robots Before 'Weapons of Terror' Are Unleashed

    • By: Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has said that artificial intelligence is more of a risk to the world than is North Korea, offering humanity a stark warning about the perilous rise of autonomous machines.

    "Elon Musk Calls for Ban on Killer Robots Before 'Weapons of Terror' Are Unleashed" is from the August 21, 2017 Innovations section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Holley and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Suspect Charged with Capital Murder in Slaying of 2 Catholic Nuns in Mississippi

    • By: Amy B Wang, Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Suspect Charged with Capital Murder in Slaying of 2 Catholic Nuns in Mississippi" is from the August 27, 2016 U.S. section of The Washington Post. It was written by Amy B Wang and Peter Holley and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • How a Heroic Marine's Military Training Helped Him Save Dozens from Orlando Gunman

    • By: Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "How a Heroic Marine's Military Training Helped Him Save Dozens from Orlando Gunman" is from the June 15, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Holley and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Amazon Is Reportedly Building a Home Robot. an Expert Explains How Close We Are to ‘The Jetsons.’

    • By: Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    Robots are already being used to build cars, perform surgeries and look after the elderly, but domestic robots may be coming to a home near you faster than you imagined.

    "Amazon Is Reportedly Building a Home Robot. an Expert Explains How Close We Are to ‘The Jetsons.’" is from the April 23, 2018 Tech section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Holley and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Police Falsely Told a Man He Couldn’t Film Them. ‘I’m an Attorney,’ He Said. ‘I Know What the Law Is.’

    • By: Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
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    “I think the video shows that the police are willing to lie in order to coerce people into doing what they want them to do,” he said. “You just have to know your rights.”

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    • How Doctors Used Virtual Reality to Save the Lives of Conjoined Twin Sisters

    • By: Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    During an 18-year career in medicine, Daniel Saltzman — the chief of pediatric surgery at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital — has grown accustomed to looking at X-rays as if they were imperfect road maps of the human body.

    "How Doctors Used Virtual Reality to Save the Lives of Conjoined Twin Sisters" is from the July 21, 2017 Innovations section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Holley  and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • How Sheryl Sandberg Learned to Live with Her Husband's Death

    • By: Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "How Sheryl Sandberg Learned to Live with Her Husband's Death" is from the May 15, 2016 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Holley and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • 'It Knew What You Were Going to Do Next': AI Learns From pro Gamers — Then Crushes Them

    • By: Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 3 mins
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    Now the AI supergamers have moved into the world of e-sports. Last week, an artificial intelligence bot created by the Elon Musk-backed start-up OpenAI defeated some of the world’s most talented players of Dota 2, a fast-paced, highly complex, multiplayer online video game that draws fierce competition from all over the globe.

    " 'It Knew What You Were Going to Do Next': AI Learns From pro Gamers — Then Crushes Them" is from the August 17, 2017 Innovations section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Holley and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • A Black Man Went Undercover Online as a White Supremacist. This Is What He Learned.

    • By: Peter Holley
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    After engaging in endless sparring matches in the comments section, Wilson began to notice something curious: His trolls seemed to speak a language unto themselves, one replete with the same twisted facts and false history. It was as if they had all passed through some “dimensional doorway,” arriving from an alternative universe where history, politics and commonly accepted facts had been turned inside out.

    "A Black Man Went Undercover Online as a White Supremacist. This Is What He Learned." is from the August 24, 2017 The Switch section of The Washington Post. It was written by Peter Holley and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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