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2009-07-07 10:40:00

Carnegie Mellon University researchers found that the nine-digit social security number, which each individual guards as sacred, can be predicted by using accessible personal information found on public records or online social networks.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.