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Andrew Tarantola
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Gizmodo Staff Writer. Otaku. Amature Botanist. Secretly wants to be a ninja.
I'm Andrew Tarantola. I write for my living.
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US Officials Investigating Hacker Attack Against Illinois Water Utility

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How to Hide Your Porn in Plain Sight

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