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Conservation renews portraits of founding fathers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixteen paintings by American artist Gilbert Stuart of some of the nation’s founding fathers and other figures are showing their true colors for the first time in decades through a major conservation project at the National Gallery of Art. The project is restoring the original appearance of …

LinkedIn hacked: Fix your terrible, insecure passwords in one minute with this foolproof technique. – Slate Magazine

A new, improved foolproof technique. Right now you’re scrambling to change all your passwords. If you’re not, you should be. In the wake of a couple of massive security breaches—one at LinkedIn that nabbed 6.5 million passwords and another at eHarmony that compromised 1.5 million accounts—security experts are advising that …

In the Battles of SOPA and PIPA, Who Should Control the Internet? | Culture | Vanity Fair

I. Time Bomb In 1979 the Dubai World Trade Centre dominated the skyline of Dubai City, on the horn of the Arabian Peninsula. Today, the World Trade Centre looks quaint, like an old egg carton stuck into the ground amid a phantasma­goric forest of skyscrapers. But come December the World …