Category Archives: Science/Technology

Cyber Bullying Higher For LGBT Youth


Between the Lines | Pride Source | August 18, 2014 Advocate.com reports that a new Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network study found that LGBT youth faced three times as much cyber bullying than their non-LGBT peers. The findings, which … Continue reading

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‘Jaws of an earth monster’ among treasures discovered at newly unearthed Mayan cities


Travis Gettys | Raw Story | August 19, 2014 Archaeologists have unearthed two ancient Mayan cities hidden for centuries in thick vegetation in the heart of the Yucatan peninsula. Aerial photographs helped the researchers locate the sites in the southeastern … Continue reading

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Change your password: Largest hack ever threatens recrod number of people


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Journalist accuses Comcast of censoring pro-Net Neutrality articles


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Does NASA’s Data Show Doomsday for New York City?


The Daily Take Team | The Thom Hartmann Program | Truthout | July 30, 2014 The view of Hudson River sea level beyond the Lincoln Tunnel in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. (Photo: Joisey Showaa / Flickr) If we don’t do … Continue reading

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Google Is Tracking You Across the Internet


Dan Gillmor | Guardian UK | Reader Supported News | July 27, 2014 Behind our screens, tech companies are racing to extract a price for what we read and watch on the web: our personal information   very now and then, … Continue reading

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The Drought Apocalypse Approaches as the Colorado River Basin Dries Up


Todd Woody | TakePart.com | Reader Supported News | July 26, 2014 cientists on Thursday released the results of a first-of-its-kind study that finds the seven states of the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin are depleting groundwater reserves at a rapid rate. … Continue reading

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FCC Gets Slammed With More Than 1 Million Comments About Net Neutrality


Kristina Bravo | TakePart.com | Reader Supported News | July 21, 2014 ompanies should not be able to pay Internet service providers so that their sites reach users faster. That’s the general consensus of the 1,067,779 comments filed with the Federal … Continue reading

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Wickr: The Snapchat to combat the NSA


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FCC Extends Deadline For User Comments on Net Neutrality


Dominic Rushe | Guardian UK | Reader Supported News | July 16, 2014 Systems overwhelmed by surge in submissions protesting against plan to allow cable companies to open up ‘fast lanes’   he Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was forced to extend … Continue reading

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