E.U. Angered by N.S.A. Data Collection Program, Mind Reading Robots, Eating Like a Caveman

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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Did We Give The Government Permission to Spy on Us? | European Union Angered by NSA PRISM Program | Deported Immigrants Struggle to Stay Connected to America Children | North Korea: More Media Saavy Than You Thought | The Benefits and Drawbacks of Eating Like a Caveman | The Flying Robot That Can Read Your Mind | Race and College Admissions: Desegregation and Affirmative Action

Did We Give The Government Permission to Spy on Us?

In the days since Edward Snowden leaked details about the National Security Agency’s data collecting program, we’ve seen editorialists and average Americans expressing outrage over wh...

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European Union Angered by N.S.A. PRISM Program

There are now concerns that the N.S.A. PRISM program could complicate talks for a free trade agreement between the E.U. and the U.S. Talks were expected to be launched next month. The...

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Deported Immigrants Struggle to Stay Connected to American Children

For families that decide to leave Mexico and take their chances in the United States, there is a calculation to be made: What is the price of pursing a dream? As we discovered earlier...

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The Benefits and Drawbacks of Eating Like a Caveman

Among the most popular diets in recent years has been the Paleolithic diet, also known as the caveman diet. Based on the premise that we’ll be healthier if we eat as our ancient ances...

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Obama Administration Will Comply with Plan B Ruling

The Obama administration has conceded its plans to continue blocking the over-the-counter availability of the morning-after pill for girls. Dr. Susan Wood weighs in on the administrat...

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The First Mind-Controlled Flying Robot

Last week, a team of scientists at the University of Minnesota demonstrated a new flying robot that can read human thoughts, and be navigated completely based on those thoughts. It’s ...

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Race and College Admissions: Desegregation and Affirmative Action

In the next few weeks, the Supreme Court will determine the fate of affirmative action in college admissions. Most Americans think of affirmative action as a post-Civil Rights Era phe...

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