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Aug 21, 2014 07:55 AM ET
Missouri's governor has called in the National Guard, thanks to the current unrest in the city of Ferguson. Who makes up the National Guard and what exactly is it? Tara has the answers in this explainer.
Aug 14, 2014 08:11 AM ET
It's massively in debt, to the tune of 17 trillion dollars, but the United States is still considered the wealthiest nation on Earth. Wait, what? Explain, please.
Aug 2, 2014 05:00 AM ET
We've all seen people who text while driving and do everything except pay attention to the road. Sounds like we need a law, right? California banned hand-held cell phonery while driving back in 2008, but it doesn't seem to have helped.
Jul 30, 2014 11:30 AM ET
Tara sketches out what a world post-Net-Neutrality might look like, depending upon how things shake out in Washington.
Jun 4, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
Despite public outrage and official denials, the practice of negotiating with terrorists is routine and effective. Continue reading →
May 30, 2014 12:36 PM ET // Jill Scharr, Tom's Guide
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden claims the NSA can remotely power up phone and use them as listening devices.
May 1, 2014 12:02 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The 'chemtrail' conspiracy theory is proved in a viral video, theorists say, showing unknown substances are being secretly sprayed in the skies above us. Continue reading →
Feb 27, 2014 02:50 PM ET // AFP
Don't even think about trying to open or tamper with the Boeing Black phone.
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