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Your data is at risk on Facebook, but so is your mental health

The company is embroiled in a data breach scandal, reportedly affecting up to 50 million users.

21 min ago
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This travel company markets ‘phoneless vacations’ and it sold out immediately

A new international tour company encourages travelers to unplug.

22 min ago
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After Cambridge Analytica data breach — 5 other things Facebook should change today

The biggest social network on the planet should seriously consider updating these practices.

54 min ago
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United suspends pet cargo service after in-flight animal deaths double in just one year

There was a backlash against the airline after the death of a dog in an overhead bin.

1:53 p.m. Today
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One side effect of being young, female and sick: People won’t believe you

The author of a new book about being young, female and sick would know: She had thyroid cancer, two hip surgeries, a severe allergic reaction that almost killed her and Lyme disease, all in her 20s.

1:27 p.m. Today
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The best business schools in America, according to U.S. News

The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business jumped from last year’s No. 3 spot to No. 1 in a tie with Harvard Business School. Last year, Harvard was tied with the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, which has now dropped to spot No. 3.

12:01 p.m. Today
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This is how germs and infectious diseases spread on airplanes

Germs spread in unexpected ways during long-distance flights.

11:32 a.m. Today
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Have a home equity loan? Here’s what you need to know about your taxes

If you don’t know how President Trump’s new tax law will affect you, you’re not alone.

10:39 a.m. Today
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Why are these cute little pictures so dangerous?

These 16x16-pixel images can cash your tax refund check, drain your credit, or steal your health care.

10:18 a.m. Today
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The shocking details you reveal about yourself when you ‘like’ things on Facebook

Political campaigns and marketers have found new ways to analyze your behavior.

9:29 a.m. Today
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