Chances are some of your data has already been stolen, but that doesn’t mean you should shrug data breaches off.
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Data breaches have become a fact of life. Here are articles from The Conversation that detail the threat, why it happens and what you can do to protect yourself.
Creativity can be used in countless ways – with positive or negative consequences.
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Parents often want their kids to be creative. But while creativity has many benefits, it can also be used for harm. Here’s how to teach kids to harness their imagination for the common good.
That pins-and-needles feeling can come from sitting in the same position for a while.
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An exercise physiologist explains how it’s a problem of communication between your brain and your body.
A Delta Health Center worker at a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic in rural Mississippi in April 2021.
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Achieving widespread immunity to COVID-19 through vaccination requires as many people as possible to get their shots, including those who object or haven’t bothered.
High-tide flooding has become a frequent problem in the Miami area.
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NOAA’s 2021 high-tide flooding outlook shows where the risks are highest and growing. Some communities are seeing 20 or more days of flooding a year now.
Record-breaking triple-digit heat in Olympia, Wash., on June 28, 2021.
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Which is worse, dry heat or wet heat? Both, says an exercise physiologist.
Credit bureau Equifax announced in 2017 that the personal information of 143 million Americans – about three-quarters of all adults – had been exposed in a major data breach.
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If an organization that has your data gets hacked, your vulnerability depends on the kind of attack and the kind of data. Here’s how you can assess your risk and what to do to protect yourself.
Sebuah aroma bunga bisa menyenangkan seseorang, tapi ini pekerjaan penting untuk bunga berkembang biak.
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Bunga yang membutuhkan bantuan serangga dan kelelawar melakukan upaya lebih dengan menghasilkan aroma bunga yang bertindak sebagai semacam tanda selamat datang untuk penyerbuk yang tepat.
Students generally become more appreciative of sexual diversity during college.
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A survey of over 3,000 students found that how much students’ appreciation of gay, lesbian and bisexual people increased during college varied by their school’s religious affiliation.
Warm company is just as important as the meals volunteers deliver.
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Personal interactions between volunteers and the older adults they assist, which paused due to pandemic concerns, are resuming.
Kemp’s ridley sea turtles are an endangered species that live and nest in the Gulf of Mexico.
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For the endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtle, every individual matters. A team of veterinarians and biologists has formed a network along the Gulf Coast to save injured sea turtles and the species.
There are so many different states – and provinces, districts, regions and lander!
The U.S. is broken up into 50 states, plus territories like Puerto Rico and Guam, and a federal district, Washington, D.C. Most other countries have smaller parts too.
While professional sports franchises have become more socially conscious, LGBTQ fans and players aren’t exactly embraced with open arms.
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Half of LGBTQ participants in a recent study experienced discrimination, insults, bullying or abuse while playing, watching or talking about sports.
Identify and stop the lies.
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A social psychologist explains how to avoid being misled, and how to prevent yourself – and others – from spreading inaccurate information.
Rivko Knox, a volunteer with the League of Women Voters in Phoenix, and other voters sued Arizona over a law that bans the third-party collection of early mail-in ballots. The issue is now before the Supreme Court.
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The U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether a ban on the third-party collection of mail-in ballots is legal. The practice is allowed in 26 states.
Lawrence, Kan., is one of the communities that would go from being considered urban to rural.
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A federal proposal could effectively reclassify the homes of millions of Americans as rural, not urban – without anything actually changing about their communities.
A floral scent can be enjoyable for a person, but it has an important job for the flower.
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Not all flowers smell good, to people at least, but their scents are a way to attract pollinators.
American poet Amanda Gorman reads a poem during the 59th presidential inauguration at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20, 2021.
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The rise in the popularity of Amanda Gorman, the nation’s first National Youth Poet Laureate, represents a prime opportunity for educators to use spoken word poetry in the classroom.
Dangerous speech is a toxic brew of emotion and age-old tropes.
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Scholars who study dangerous speech have identified common themes that can lead to violence.
The United States has 955 streets named after Martin Luther King Jr..
US cities began naming streets in Black neighborhoods for Martin Luther King Jr. after his 1968 assassination. Researchers studying these areas 50 years later found entrenched deprivation.