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Smart phones are tracking your perfect student.

The important warnings of sci-fi’s dystopian tales.

Because you are interested in the Loch Ness monster.

Online rumors and lies and the science of stopping them.

Making hard choices? There is an app for that.


Lyz's writing has been published in the New York Times Motherlode, Jezebel, Aeon, Pacific Standard, and others. Her book on midwestern churches is forthcoming from Indiana University Press. She has her MFA from Lesley and skulks about on Twitter @lyzl. Lyz is a member of The Rumpus Advisory Board and a full-time staff writer for the Columbia Journalism Review. More from this author →