The FBI's webcam prowess
The FBI can secretly activate any computer’s webcam and view a room without turning on the indicator light, according to a former top official of the agency. That tactic has been used mostly in terrorism cases and “serious” criminal cases, said former FBI official Marcus Thomas.
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The third leading cause of death
About 440,000 people die as a result of preventable error in U.S. hospitals every year, a new study in the Journal of Patient Safety found. That means one in six deaths can be attributed to mistakes in hospitals, making them the third-leading cause of death.
Less exercise for today's Moms
Mothers today are less physically active than their 1965 counterparts. On average, today’s moms spend 7 more hours per week sitting down—largely driving, watching television, or using digital technology—than 1965 moms, who spent more time on their feet doing physical housework or child care.
Wealthy, for a time
Fully 20 percent of U.S. adults earn a household income of $250,000 or more at some point in their lives, a new study found, putting them at least temporarily among the “rich”—the top 2 percent of earners.
Where same-sex relationships are criminalized
Same-sex relationships are still criminalized in 76 countries, according to the United Nations. Almost all are in Africa and the Middle East.