According to estimates, nearly 60 million U.S. citizens have had their identities stolen, with 15 million Americans falling victim to identity theft in 2017 alone.  (Image: via  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

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According to estimates, nearly 60 million U.S. citizens have had their identities stolen, with 15 million Americans falling victim to identity theft in 2017 alone. Criminals either sell your identity to a third party or use it themselves to commit…

America's first major trade war occurred in 1930 when the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act increased imports tariffs from 40 to 59 percent. (Image: Pixabay /  CC0 1.0)

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Free and open trade between countries is a crucial ingredient that can help to maintain a real-world marketplace. Many states have strong trade partnerships, and that creates a win-win situation for them. But still, there are countries that cannot agree…

Everything from the electricity consumed in our homes to weapons that protect our borders are predicted to be run by AI sometime in the future. (Image: Screenshot / YouTube)

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Artificial Intelligence is a technology that promises to usher in a new age of prosperity and progress. Everything from the electricity consumed in our homes to weapons that protect our borders are predicted to be run by AI sometime in…

Dietary habits in winter need to follow two basic rules to help you maintain good health, according to the principles of traditional Chinese medicine. (Image:  pixabay /  CC0 1.0)

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Dietary habits in winter need to follow two basic rules to help maintain good health, according to the principles of traditional Chinese medicine. These are to eat hot food and eat a varied diet for a balance of fat, protein, vitamins,…

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