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This Is Your Life On Instagram

We explore what the rise of photo-sharing networks means for our online and offline lives, including those who take photos for a living.

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Computer Guys & Gal

A new year is underway, and the Computer Guys & Gal are back and better than ever.

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Distracted Driving: We're All Guilty, So What Should We Do About It?

Despite the danger, millions of people continue to text or email while driving. The desire to stay connected is often hard to resist, so here are a few tips to help keep your hands on the wheel.
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Google, Facebook And The Next Billion Users

Approximately three-quarters of the world's population now has access to a mobile phone, and the majority of those subscriptions are in developing countries. But those phones don't usually have data plans. Now, Google and Facebook are offering free apps on these devices to get users hooked on social media.
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Sky-High Vegetables: Vertical Farming Sprouts In Singapore

Urban farming goes vertical, as Singapore opens a 30-feet tall greenhouse for bok choy and cabbage. The farm is already producing half a ton of veggies per day for local supermarkets. But are these vertical "farmscrapers" any more efficient than traditional, flat greenhouses?
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Car Dealers Sue Tesla, Citing State Franchise Laws

Car dealers in New York and Massachusetts have filed a lawsuit that seeks to block Tesla from selling its pricey electric vehicles in those states. The dealers say they are defending state franchise laws, which require manufacturers to sell cars through dealers they do not own.
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Navy SEALs Disciplined For Role In Videogame

The seven SEALs are charged with releasing classified information while working as consultants on Medal of Honor: Warfighter. One of them was involved in the raid that killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden. All have received letters of reprimand and the loss of pay for two months.

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