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Batteries Shown to Pose Risk for Kids

Anna Wilde Mathews Wall Street Journal The proliferation of electronic gadgets in American homes may have an unwelcome side effect: a rising number of emergency-room visits by children who have stuck batteries in their mouths, ears or noses. Of particular … Continue reading

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Vital protection or sinister addition to our surveillance society? The spy camera hidden in traffic wardens’ ID badges

Martin Delgado Daily Mail It looks like a standard identity badge, giving the traffic warden’s number and confirming that he is an officer of the local council. But a closer examination of the card pinned to the warden’s jacket reveals … Continue reading

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Hard Times Generation: Families living in cars

Source: CBS News Online Scott Pelley brings “60 Minutes” cameras back to central Florida to document another form of family homelessness: kids and their parents forced to live in cars. Watch the video: Hard Times Generation: Families living in cars

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Thermal Cameras Show Too Much?

Source: CBC Boston Boston officials had hoped to have aerial and street-level photos taken across about four square miles of the city this winter using infrared cameras that would show heat loss in the city homes. Officials planned on sharing … Continue reading

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