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"We get led by bright, shiny objects down some rabbit holes,” Missy Cummings, the head of Duke University’s robotics lab.

“At least you’re not dying alone,” Utz McKnight, a professor, on why some people choose to record the moments before death.

“A lot of Texans, they’re like, can I come in,” Alex Reyes, a Colorado marijuana seller, on how pot legalization affects paranoia.

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