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How to remove your data from people-finder sites

Wow, would you look at all that information you don’t want on the internet. (Deposit Photos/) You may not realize this, but a lot of your personal information might be publicly available online to anyone who searches for you. This includes your name, age, address, phone number, email address, relationship …

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IBM's latest AI project is ready to argue | Engadget Today

A large group of journalists and IBM employees sit quietly while a black monolith (yes, like the one found in 2001: A Space Odyssey) with a display shows three animated blue balls floating in front and behind each other. The assembled humans are waiting for Project Debater to state its …

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The best Prime Day deals for photographers

Amazon Prime Day savings on camera gear and other items you probably want (Adrian via Unsplash/) Photographers are notorious for lusting after gear and gadgets, which makes an event like Amazon’s annual Prime Day festivities extremely attractive. While there isn’t a ton of hardcore camera gear lurking in the lists …

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Anorexia may be more complicated than we thought

Anorexia nervosa is more than it seems. (Deposit Photos/) Anorexia nervosa has the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric disease, but it’s poorly understood. Cynthia Bulik has been studying AN—as it’s referred to in the field—and wondering about its causes for nearly 40 years. Now, the University of North Carolina …

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Your state probably isn't prepared for droughts or floods

Most communities aren’t prepared for severe weather. (Depositphotos/) Hurricane Barry brought the first big downpour of the 2019 season to the southeastern U.S. this weekend. The Category 1 hurricane, now downgraded to a tropical storm, may not have been very powerful as far as hurricane winds go, but it still …

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Florida is a preview of our climate change future

The Florida Problem: A Special Report. Struggling crops. Salty aquifers. Invading wildlife. Piles of dead fish. The Sunshine State feels the squeeze of environmental change on its beaches, farms, wetlands, and cities. But what afflicts the peninsula predicts the perils that will strike north and west of Apalachicola, and so …

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What Your Kid Can Learn From BBC’s ‘Sarah & Duck’

Photo: BBC In the British cartoon Sarah & Duck, Sarah is a girl who lives with her best friend, a mallard named Duck. Their home is devoid of adults except the omnipresent narrator/possible dad. Each short episode follows the pair through both mundane activities (like making a cake) and fantastical …

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Why doesn’t anyone live on the moon yet?

Short trips don’t require <em>too</em> much baggage, but what about an extended stay? (NASA/) Is Earth’s fresh air, endless biodiversity, and (relatively) stable average temperature getting you down? Ever wanted to drop everything and jet off to a place where life is simpler—or better yet, nonexistent? Then take a 238,900-mile …

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