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NASA NASA / Reuters

By now, you've likely read a bit about NASA's Cassini probe plunging into Saturn to end its tour of duty this week. You've also probably wondering why that had to happen. PBS breaks it down.

29 New TV Shows to Watch This Fall
Sophie Gilbert, The Atlantic

There's a lot of new TV material to sort through this fall. From HBO to Netflix and more, The Atlantic has a guide to fall television so you know what to look for.

Meet the Camperforce, Amazon's Nomadic Retiree Army
Jessica Bruder, Wired

Amazon employs thousands of retirees and people in their 50s and 60s to work during the busy Q4 season. For many, it's a fresh start even if it means living in an RV.

Bodega Isn't Just Bad Branding, It's Bad Business
Helen Rosner, Eater

Bodega made big news this week with its plan to offer corner store-like convenience without the retail shop. Eater explains why the name isn't the biggest issue -- the concept is.

There's Blood in the Water in Silicon Valley
Ben Smith, BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed takes a look at the current state of the US tech industry, including a solid case for why the golden age is over.