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Barack Obama pens heartfelt 'Time 100' profile for Parkland teens

Barack Obama is showing some serious love for the Parkland teens. On Thursday, Time revealed its 2018 list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and the former U.S. president penned a special profile to honor survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. After the mass shooting k...


Data firm left detailed profiles of 48 million people on a publicly accessible website

In the wake of Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal, another data firm was discovered to have amassed similar user profiles of millions of people. Read More


Why don’t more manufacturers include camera color profiles?

Manufacturers have known how important smartphone cameras are to consumers for a long time. To set themselves ahead of the pack, many are rapidly boosting their phones’ image quality, adding shooting capabilities like optical zoom, and including the option to export files in RAW for the...


Paleo Profile: The Climbing Dwarf

Beautiful fossils offer a rare look at what covered the bodies of some of our protomammal relatives -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Paleo Profile: The Shortened Face

A small skull found in Connecticut offers a new view to ancient reptilian bites -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Paleo Profile: The Fish from China

A newly named prehistoric fish is a reminder that there's more to the fossil record than dinosaurs and toothy reptiles -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com


Profile of a social media addict: Do you fit the description?

Social media addiction may be on the rise. Surprisingly, there’s been very little research on it. Read More


How to update your Facebook privacy settings — or delete your profile

The Cambridge Analytica scandal is making people hyper-aware of how much their private information is available not just to Facebook, but to anyone savvy enough to get it. Some people might be wondering what they can do to tighten up the security around their Facebook profile to prevent future inst...


You Can Now Add Hashtags and Profile Links to Your Instagram Bio

Instagram is adding the ability to place live hashtags and profile links directly in your bio this week. With this, you can add your favorite hashtag directly to your profile or even link straight to your bae’s profile so everyone knows you’re in a relationship and miserable. As you can...


Paleo Profile: The Jinyun Shield

A newly-named armored dinosaur is among the earliest with a tail club. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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