Not this kind of spearfishing – the kind that involves a computer.
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Despite years of public information efforts, even simple cyberattacks still succeed. Here are five steps to avoiding having your emails appear on WikiLeaks.
The building in Braunau Am Inn, Austria, where Hitler was born.
In the past, demolishing the dictator's residences created a void exploited by Nazi sympathizers.
Will a low-nicotine cigarette work for people who love to smoke?
Requiring low-nicotine cigarettes sounds good, but it's not the answer. Policy makers instead should speed up the support of safer, satisfying forms of nicotine and tobacco.
Brent Thompson, an officer with Dallas Area Rapid Transit, was one of five police officers killed Thursday.
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The shooting deaths of five police officers in Dallas are a tragic reminder of the dangers that police face. They pay a price in mental and physical health.
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Not everyone can weave a gripping tale. But for one gender, it matters more than the other.
In some states this is medical marijuana.
The phrase 'medical marijuana' might give you the image of people buying plants or dried marijuana to smoke. But that's not always the case.
Gah! What did I just do?!?!
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We are deepening our understanding of why people fall victim to the attacks in the first place.
The author of 'Where Are the Women Architects?' explores the significance of losing Hadid in a field where female role models are few and far between.
How hard is it to build a random number generator?
The math behind all the probabilities being discussed for tonight's Powerball drawing assumes each number is equally likely to be chosen. Is that what really happens?
The French flag flies over flowers, candles and messages in tribute to victims outside the Le Carillon restaurant a week after a series of deadly attacks in Paris, France last November.
It is probably not a surprise that a terror attack can have a major impact on people's mental health. But what sort of effects are common, and how long do they last?
Doc Savage, the Man of Bronze.
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An inspiration for Batman and Superman has faded into obscurity. Can he experience a revival?
If bitcoins exist only in computers, do they really exist?
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Money used to be backed by something of real value such as gold or silver. Bitcoins and other digital currencies will sever that link forever.
Looking for a gateway effect between e-cigarettes and smoking is understandable. But is it the best question to ask about e-cigarette use?
Walter Frentz photographed Adolf Hitler strolling with German diplomat Walther Hewel in the Berchtesgaden Alps, near the dictator’s mountain home.
The timing of Hitler's home renovations coincided with his public makeover as a statesman and diplomat.
It’s a visual metaphor…
Intellectual property laws, 19th-century legislation struggling for relevance in the 21st century, are well overdue for reform.
Superman’s over the hill.
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The flop of the Fantastic Four seems to suggest that viewers are more eager to embrace characters who reflect our inherently flawed humanity.
Food to table, Chicago style.
Urban and regional planners need to play a bigger role in bringing healthy food to cities and towns. One research project aims to change that.
We all need to clean up our online acts.
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No matter how strong an organization's cybersecurity, our own bad behavior could make us the "unintentional insiders" for the next big hack.
E-cigarettes and other vaping products are on track to out-sell cigarettes by the end of 2023. And more and more young people are trying e-cigarettes. So what do you need to know about them? Are they less…
Oops, did I click something dangerous?
Hackers gain access to computers and networks by exploiting the weaknesses in our cyber behaviors. Many attacks use simple phishing schemes – the hacker sends an email that appears to come from a trusted…