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Losing control of the internet

Losing control of the internet

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Technology | Who controls the internet? Depends on whom you ask, and what you mean by “control.” The internet as we know it now is a miracle of free enterprise and…

How a 3-D printer saved a dying baby

By Mark Russell
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Health | Using 3-D printing technology, a University of Michigan surgeon made it possible for an 18-month-old boy to win his battle to breathe. The Jan. 31 surgery…

In our faces

By Daniel James Devine
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Technology | OK for specialized tasks, wearable computers are meeting social roadblocks

Flower power keeps zombies at bay

By Ben Cogan
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Technology | Less violence and more cooperation is the goal of Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare

Has SXSW lost its culture-making mojo?

By Warren Cole Smith
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Culture | Join WORLD's Warren Cole Smith as he goes in search of what's keeping Austin weird

Infant information

Infant information

By Daniel James Devine
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Technology | New infant sleep monitors help some parents rest easy, but the health benefits are questionable

Midday Roundup: Self-inflicted shutdown wound

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Park pain. The Obama administration’s decision to shutter national parks during last fall’s partial government shutdown cost the parks and surrounding…

Midday Roundup: Boy Scouts caught between a mouse and a hard place

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Scouting’s woes. Walt Disney World is cutting grant funding to local Boy Scout troops in Florida over a policy that bans gay adults from serving as leaders.

Mark as unread

Mark as unread

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | How are y’all doing in the 21st century? Here in a suburb of Philadelphia I’m finding it challenging. I just went through my email and marked three…

Is that a swarm of drones on the horizon?

By Rob Holmes
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Technology | While U.S. businesses yearn to launch drones for agricultural, surveillance, and delivery purposes, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) continues to ban…

Trying to get pregnant? There’s an app for that.

Trying to get pregnant? There’s an app for that.

By Kiley Crossland
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Technology | A new app is using data technology to help women get pregnant, and crowdfunding their fertility treatment if they don’t. Glow, a startup launched by PayPal…

Constitutional sexting defense saves teacher from prosecution

Constitutional sexting defense saves teacher from prosecution

By Sarah Padbury
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Free Speech | Prosecutors in Texas dismissed charges last week against a teacher caught exchanging explicit text messages with a middle school student, claiming the texts…

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