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Securing America’s cyberfuture goal of new Cyber Security Institute

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 30, 2015 – Cybersecurity protection of our digital information is a top concern among American consumers, business leaders and government officials, and for good reason. The Ponemon Institute, a cybersecurity research firm, found that half of all Americans had personal information exposed by cyberattacks between May 2013 and May 2014. The U.S ...

Veterans Day, veterans and the price of freedom

In 1938, President Dwight Eisenhower signed HR7786 into law, forever changing the name of Armistice Day to Veteran's Day, focusing on the contributions of those who have served in the armed forces.

Healthy Halloween treats are no trick

SAN DIEGO, October 27, 2015 — Halloween is one of the most popular American holidays, second only to Christmas. Children and teens alike enjoy heading out in costume to roam their communities in search of tasty treats and Halloween fun. Americans spend over $2 billion on Halloween treats each year, according to IBISWorld. Most Americans have ...

Did we really save the ozone layer?

The Ozone Hole over Antarctica is the largest since 2006, despite the fact that Ozone Depleting Substances were all but eliminated a decade ago.

America loves pumpkins at Halloween

When pumpkins become available in grocery stores and community pumpkin patches and parks they signal the beginning of fall and the advent of Halloween.

Our declining belief in death

No one knows what happens when we die, but there are quite a number of folks who feel they’ve at least gotten a glimpse, calling into question the very notion of death.