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How safe is your kids' digital data at school?

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 2:55pm
Overwhelming majority of states don't prohibit K-12 students' personal information from being shared with third party vendors
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​World population to top 11 billion by end of century

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 2:25pm
The population in the United States will grow by 40 percent in that time, according to new research
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Sunspots are scapegoats for climate change

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 2:23pm
New research calls into question claims that global warming has been driven by increased solar activity
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How popular is sexting? The numbers may surprise you

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 2:18pm
Study looks at how many U.S. adults are sending or receiving sexy text messages, and what it means for their relationships
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Drones interfering with emergency wildfire responders

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 1:19pm
The U.S. Forest Service has tallied 13 ​wildfires in which suspected drones got in the way of firefighting aircraft this year
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Are schools putting children's privacy at risk?

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 12:13pm
Only four states prohibit schools from sharing sensitive information with third party vendors
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NASA unveils exhibit featuring Challenger, Columbia wreckage

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 12:11pm
NASA is displaying pieces of the wreckage at the Kennedy Space Center
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More adults embrace sexting in relationships

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 11:39am
New research shows 88 percent of adults surveyed admit to sexting
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State of emergency declared in Colorado over mine spill

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 1:50am
City and county declare local emergencies after 3 million gallons of toxic wastewater from abandoned mine spill into Animas River
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How authorities infiltrate the Internet underworld

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 1:26am
Pro tip for going undetected in the web's underbelly: "Refer to everybody as 'bro,'" says one Secret Service agent
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Touchjet Pond: A projector that fits in your pocket

Sun, 08/09/2015 - 8:30pm
It's actually handheld Android computer that puts a fully functional touchscreen on a wall you can interact with
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Mystery fungus killing snakes in several states

Sun, 08/09/2015 - 4:30pm
Fungus affects several species, but rattlesnakes hit especially hard; scientists say it's similar to disease that's killed millions of bats
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Almanac: The origin of escalators

Sun, 08/09/2015 - 2:07pm
On Aug. 9, 1859, the patent for "revolving stairs" was awarded to Nathan Ames
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Inside two big hacker events in Vegas

Sat, 08/08/2015 - 11:36am
Hackers who used to hide their identities now openly attend the annual Black Hat conference, one of two hacker events this week in Las Vegas. Government cyber-security officials will be there too
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Toxic sludge turns river in Colorado orange

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 9:31pm
EPA crew trying to clean up old mine causes waste to enter Animas River in southern Colorado, contaminating it with lead, cadmium and arsenic
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Inside the hostile, helpful world of hacking conventions

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 8:59pm
What happens when you put 10,000 hackers in one hotel? A n00b's guide to Black Hat and DEF CON
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See Mercury, Jupiter and a star in bright formation

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 7:27pm
Celestial bodies will align in an equilateral triangle in the western night sky
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Use Firefox? You need this security update, stat

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 6:21pm
Mozilla released an emergency fix to secure the web browser against a bug that lets hackers find and steal sensitive files
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Tinkerbell gets new tech as Disneyland turns 60

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 5:43pm
For its 60th anniversary, Disneyland gave some of its classic rides and biggest shows a high-tech upgrade
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This Verizon move should make Apple worry

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 5:19pm
Its new wireless contracts won't include subsidies for handsets, which could change the dynamics of phone sales
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