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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
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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