Experts tell us the passwords for our myriad accounts and devices should be long, contain numbers, letters and symbols and not include personal information. Oh, and you're supposed to remember them all, too. In The Atlantic, Rachel Swaby argues they system is unsustainable, and offers a solution.
As Americans increasingly rely on cards, not cash, to pay for small items like coffee and snacks, it's not always easy to tip those behind the counter. A new device called the "Dip Jar" might fix that, by allowing customers to dip a card to give $1 to the staff.
Wind energy could theoretically meet all the planet's energy needs, says a paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Mark Jacobson, one of the report's authors, and Liz Salerno of the American Wind Energy Association discuss wind power in the US.
As more people get interested in managing their own health and experimenting with new diets, some are testing their cholesterol on their own, and posting results in online forums where they get feedback on how to improve their scores.
Google took down the YouTube video blamed for inciting Middle East violence — but only in Libya and Egypt. These days, it's often companies, not governments, making these decisions on behalf of millions of people.
After the killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya, Google took down the video that led to the violence, but only in Libya and Egypt. The film trailer for The Innocence of Muslims is still available on YouTube in the U.S. and elsewhere. What are the free-speech implications of Internet companies removing content that may be problematic?
Many people have been eagerly anticipating the release of the Apple iPhone 5. Meanwhile other companies have been releasing new smart phones to compete with Apple. Host Michel Martin gets the latest on phone technology and the hottest tech from digital lifestyle expert Mario Armstrong.
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