A drone takes its first flight at Edwards Air Force Base in California in February. In the near future, drones could be used outside of the military for things like traffic helicopters or flying jumbo jets. Alan Radecki/AP hide caption

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What Will We Watch As Drones Evolve?

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Sean Mullin, CEO of BI2 Technologies, scans his own eye with the MORIS, or Mobile Offender Recognition and Information System. The device attaches to an iPhone and allows police in the field to scan a person's iris, face or fingerprint and then check it against a database to verify his or her identity. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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New Police Scanner Raises 'Facial Profiling' Concerns

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McDonald's Courts Mom Bloggers When Changing The Menu

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Sometimes signs like this aren't enough to dissuade drivers who are blindly following their GPS. Krissy Clark hide caption

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The GPS: A Fatally Misleading Travel Companion

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How To Protect Yourself From Hacking

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Security expert Markus Jakobsson says the best password could be as simple as combining words from a story that only you know. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Hunting For A Password That Only You Will Know

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A wrecked train carriage is lifted from the scene of a crash Saturday involving two trains in Wenzhou, in China's Zhejiang province. ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images hide caption

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Are The Modest Sales Of Electric Cars Encouraging?

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Yes, We Do Have Bananas, For Now

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GOP presidential hopefuls use 140 characters or less to answer the question: "As president, how will you avoid continually raising the debt ceiling?" Amy Ta/NPR hide caption

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GOP Twitter Debate: Dose Of Attention Deficit?

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