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Wikipedia Holds An Edit-A-Thon To Draw Women Editors

A Wikipedia edit-a-thon is designed to encourage women to contribute to the online encyclopedia. Sara Snyder of the Smithsonian American Art Museum tells NPR's Scott Simon why.
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Monsignor Brings Pope's Tweets To The World, In Latin

Vatican Latinist Monsignor Daniel Gallagher has a unique job: He translates Pope Francis's tweets into Latin. And with 231,000 followers, the @Pontifex_ln Twitter handle is a hit.
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Why Playing Minecraft Might Be More Healthful For Kids Than TV

Children playing on phones or using computers eat less junk food than those watching TV, a study finds. Maybe it's the commercials. Or maybe it's just hard to pick up a chip while tapping away.
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The Computer Guys And Gal

Facebook shocks the gaming world with its $2 billion purchase of virtual reality headset-maker Oculus and Microsoft introduces Office for iPad. The Computer Guys and Gal are here.

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Tijuana's New Breed Of Entrepreneurs Create Technical Businesses

In the Mexican border city of Tijuana, entrepreneurs are going after a share of the Internet economy that usually goes to Asia. At a business incubator, they want to work with U.S. tech companies.
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Why Don't Planes Stream Their Flight Data In Real Time?

As search teams hunt for Flight 370's flight recorders, one might ask: Why is data stored only using onboard recorders? Real-time transmission of flight data is possible, but there are roadblocks.
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After Blocking Twitter, Turkey Moves To Stop YouTube

Angered by leaks to social media, the Turkish government tries to block access to the video-sharing site just days after attempting to shut down Turkish tweets.
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The Legacy Of Nuclear Power

Kojo explores our historical love-hate relationship with the power, potential and peril of nuclear energy.

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Obama Lays Out His Plan To Have Telecoms Store Call Data

The president is asking Congress to work with him on a plan to have communications companies hold "metadata." He wants government investigators to have access to the information with court approval.
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When Everyone Wants To Watch 'House Of Cards,' Who Pays?

Netflix has a problem: So many people want to watch the series, there isn't enough capacity to let everyone watch at once, uninterrupted. And someone has to pay to keep the content running smoothly.

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