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Emerging Cyberthreats for 2012 Highlight the Need for a Secure Website

New cyber threats are coming out every year. What's expected to be big in 2012? How do you protect yourself and your website? Read More »

How to Address the Security Concerns of Cloud Technology

Security is a chief concern of embracing cloud computing. Here is one way to address those concerns and ensure that you and your data are secure. Read More »

Why You Should Consider a Virtual Private Network (VPN) at Home

Setting up a virtual private network is a good way to offer yourself online protection when surfing the web from home. Read More »

Anthony Weiner

Anthony Weiner is the U.S Representative from New York’s 9th Congressional District, and has been serving in the House since 1999. Weiner is known to be one of the most intense and demanding members of Congress. He often works long hours with his staff fact-checking documents, resulting in one of the highest staff turn-over rates of any member of Congress, ... Read More »

mobile technology

Mobile technology is a collective term used to describe the various types of cellular communication technology. This includes phones, tablets, laptops, GPS devices, and any other technology that can conveniently be used on the go. Experts argue that this is the future of computer technology, as more and more daily tasks become doable on a cell phone or smartphone. Mobile ... Read More »

death penalty

The death penalty, also known as capital punishment, is the sentencing of someone to death for a crime. A report from March 2011 found that the use of capital punishment is on the decline worldwide, while the United States is in the top five of countries carrying out the most death sentences. The other four are China, Iran, North Korea, ... Read More »

Don’t try the Cabbage Soup Diet!

The Cabbage Soup Diet isn't a new diet, but hasn't gotten any better. Read More »

St. Louis

St. Louis is the 15th largest metropolitan area in the United States. It is also the largest urban area in the state of Missouri, and the fourth largest in the Midwest. St. Louis is a lively city home to many notable things, such as the Gateway Arch, the St. Louis Cardinals MLB team, the St. Louis Rams NFL team, Anheuser-Busch ... Read More »

The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is the highest court in the United States of America, and is the apex of the judicial branch in the American government system. Commonly referred to as the High Court or by the acronym SCOTUS, the Supreme Court consists of a chief justice and eight associate justices who are nominated by the President and confirmed by the ... Read More »

maternal health

Maternal health refers to the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period. Many human rights organizations, such as Every Mother Counts, value maternal health as a basic human right. Another great organization is Amnesty International, which is specifically focusing its efforts on maternal health in the United States. Pregnancy and childbirth claim the lives of 1,000 women ... Read More »