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Set Them on Fire

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Set them on fire Let them burn away I don't want to remember The times we had together I don't want us to last forever Because let's face it, it's over The rain pours down On you and me Feeling the shame Taking the blame For us parting I know I did so many wrongs And hurt you like I hurt myself You're the wrists that I cut I am so sorry my darling boyfriend But now we drifted apart And I am glad you're going away Because I don't want to hurt you anymore Burn these memories Of you and me I don't want to remember I have been in a relationship with you I don't want to remember All the things I've done to you I am the one you're sad That didn't love you much I know you did try your very best But I guess you have to give up on me Because I am you're worst enemy So delete me for I don't want to be A memory Burn me away with the memories Please burn me so that

Driverless cars won't always look this way - LA Times

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why do driverless cars look like they do? http://lat.ms/2cZoXrE

PHOTOS: Muslim Hajj Pilgrimage Reaches Its Pinnacle : The Two-Way : NPR

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More than a million Muslims have embarked on the yearly hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, after last year's holy event was marred by a deadly stampede that killed hundreds and stoked regional tensions. http://n.pr/2conwVf

Tesla preparing significant Autopilot upgrade, will use radar as 'primary sensor' | The Verge

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Tesla is preparing a significant upgrade to its autopilot technology for a future software update, the company announced today. The biggest change is in how the company uses its radar sensors.... http://bit.ly/2cOHtCP

Google will soon call out websites for not being secure - Sep. 8, 2016

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Google wants to make the Internet safer, and it won't be shy about pointing fingers at sites that don't meet its standards. http://cnnmon.ie/2chlGFJ

Apple's headphone jack: all your angry questions answered - Sep. 8, 2016

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After months of rumors, Apple announced that it will eliminate the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Here's what you need to know. http://cnnmon.ie/2cG8nNa

After His Old Master Wanted Him Back, This Freed Slave’s Response Is A Literary Masterpiece

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In 1825, at the approximate age of eight, Jordan Anderson (sometimes spelled “Jordon”) was sold into slavery and would live as a servant of the Anderson family for 39 years. In 1864, the Union Army camped out on the Anderson plantation and he and his wife, Amanda, were liberated. The couple eventually made it safely to Dayton, Ohio when, in July 1865, Jordan received a letter from his former owner, Colonel P.H. Anderson. The letter kindly asked Jordan to return to work on the plantation because it had fallen into disarray during the war. On August 7, 1865, Jordan dictated his response through his new boss, Valentine Winters, and it was published in the Cincinnati Commercial. The letter entitled “Letter from a Freedman to His Old Master” was not only hilarious, but it showed compassion, defiance and dignity. That year, the the letter would be republished in the New York Daily Tribune and Lydia Marie Child’s The Freedman’s Book.  The letter mentions a “Miss Mary” (Col. Anderson’s Wife),