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Hygiene, Honey Pots, Espionage: 3 Approaches To Defying Hackers

The hack of insurer Anthem is one in a string of costly cyberattacks worldwide. In Silicon Valley and beyond, startups are taking very different approaches to helping companies outsmart the attackers.
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Quiz Time! Take A Guess At These Presidential Tech Firsts

On Presidents Day, we consider some presidential firsts when it comes to new technologies. Play along: Who was the first president to have a telephone? How about the first to ride on a steamboat?
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Hopes Soar As Drone Enthusiasts Greet New Rule Proposal

Drone enthusiasts are generally pleased with the long-awaited regulations proposed by the Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday. They had feared the government would make them go to flight school.
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Science Standards Draw Climate Change Debate Back Into Wyo. Classrooms

So far, 13 states have adopted the Next Generation Science Standards, but elsewhere these standards are causing controversy because of what they say about climate change. In Wyoming, reports Aaron Schrank, it's a particularly touchy issue.
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When It Comes To Costumes, Nola's Mardi Gras Mischief Is A Year-Round Treat

Tuesday is Mardi Gras — but many New Orleanians don't reserve just one day to don their costumes. The city embraces the notion that every now and then, it's good to become someone you're not.
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One Playwright's 'Obligation' To Confront Race And Identity In The U.S.

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins has written a trilogy of provocative and fantastical explorations of race. His latest, based on a 1859 melodrama, pokes fun at conventions while raising difficult questions.
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Female Libido Pill Fires Up Debate About Women And Sex

Is the FDA being sexist or appropriately cautious in requiring stringent evidence that the latest pill works and is safe? Women's advocacy groups aren't sure.
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Climate Scientist Tries Arts To Stir Hearts Regarding Earth's Fate

Physicist Robert Davies worked with a classical quartet and two visual artists to create a musical performance about climate change. The music and images, he says, help the information take hold.
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Presidents Day Deal: Pass Our Quiz, Win Nothing

They've all helped create our nation, but do you know who they are?
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Winter Storm Brings Rain, Ice, Snow Across Country's Midsection

After the storm rakes its way across the South and Mid-Atlantic, it will likely take aim at New England, which has already experienced a record-setting winter.

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