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Vaccines in the '60s made people more likely to develop chlamydia — and now we know why

Chlamydia is the most widespread bacterial sexually transmitted infection in the world. In the US, over 1 million chlamydial infections were reported to CDC in 2013. Most people clear the infection on their own, but in some cases, it can cause infertility in women, ectopic pregnancies, pneumonia, …

Prison break manhunt taps tech to track fugitives

As the hunt for two escaped murderers in upstate New York continues, law enforcement officials are using an array of technologies to track down the elusive fugitives.<p>While light towers that illuminate tracts of forest, thermal imaging, and motion sensors are all being used in the search, police …

How to move through the four stages of life

• you feel as though there’s not much else you are able to accomplish<br>• you get old and tired and find that you would rather sip martinis and do crossword puzzles all day.<p>Often this occurs because the adults/community themselves are still stuck in Stage One.<br>• Some people who get stuck in Stage One get …

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Why Victims' Families Are Furious About 9/11 Memorial Museum

The 9/11 Memorial Museum, set to open to the public this Friday, is at the center of an intense debate.<p>The New York City-based museum costs $24 to …

FBI arrests 100 hackers over Blackshades malware

More than 100 people worldwide have been arrested following an FBI-led crackdown on hackers linked to a "remote administration tool" called Blackshades.<p>Raids took place in more than a dozen countries, according to officials who spoke to Time magazine, and involved law enforcement agencies in …

America’s demented welfare mentality: How we choose to inflict misery — while protecting the rich

<b>Ronald Reagan, Paul Ryan (Reuters/Mary Calvert/photo collage by Salon)</b><p>Rather than strip aid from the hungry (and send cash to the wealthy), here’s how we can be a more humane nation<p>Matt Bruenig<p>May 19, 2014 11:43am (UTC)<p>The U.S. welfare state has been a smashing success over the last four decades. …

10 Ways to Lose Weight Without Trying

Meticulous meal planning. Counting every calorie you consume. Spending an entire weekend cooking healthy meals for the following week. Finding even …

5 Ways To Go From Multitasking Muddle To Model Of Efficiency

At his Salt Lake City plant, Jim Holbrook, founder and president of Premier Plastics, applies lean manufacturing principles to make operations as efficient as possible.<p>But it was a different story in his office, before he quit multitasking about a year ago. He was working 12–14 hours a day, six …

More than 90 people nabbed in global hacker crackdown

It is nicknamed "creepware," and more than half a million people around the world have been prey to its silent computer snooping.<p>Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf was one of them in a well-publicized case of hacking associated with the malware called Blackshades.<p>Now, an international crackdown by the FBI …

Germs in the Gut May Affect Autism, Study Finds

Bacteria living in the intestines and colon may affect symptoms of autism by breaking down important message-carrying chemicals, researchers reported Monday.<p>They found that children with autism have a very different make-up when it comes to gut germs, compared to children without autism. More …

How to master Android Voice Commands, beyond Google Now

When Apple first introduced Siri with the iPhone 4S, it was not the first time the world had seen voice control, but it did mark the first time a major company was releasing it to the world simultaneously on millions of mobile devices as their most prominent feature.<p>Despite its innumerable flaws …

Supreme Court Will Hear TSA Whistleblower Case

The Supreme Court has accepted a case pitting the Department of Homeland Security against a former air marshal, setting up a debate over the imperatives of government secrecy and the public's safety.<p>The ex-marshal, Robert MacLean, says he was fired from his job with the Transportation Security …