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Travis Andrews

Travis M. Andrews is a journalist based in Washington, D.C., and New Orleans. He has written for Time, The Atlantic, Salon, Washingtonian Magazine and The Times-Picayune. He's a regular arts contributor for The Washington Post Express. When he was younger, he wrote on his mother's walls. She was displeased. For more about Travis, please visit

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Though it might mean the end of refrigerator magnets as we know them, a student at Massey University has created a concept for a refrigerator that doesn't have a door. In addition, it doesn't refrigerate when it's empty (or in the places where it's empty, which will make more sense in a moment). It's cleverly energy efficient and up for the International Electrolux Design Lab 2012 Award.
It's been said before, but remember how easy Facebook used to be? No photos, no status updates. Just a solid wall that anyone could manipulate. The term "Facebook stalking" wouldn't have even made sense. Well, now, it doesn't only make sense but Facebook is determined to not let you forget who you've stalked. Your profile now saves your search history.