Asayah Barnwell

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Not in front of the telly: Warning over 'listening' TV

<b>Samsung is warning customers about discussing personal information in front of their smart television set.</b><p>The warning applies to TV viewers who control their Samsung Smart TV using its voice activation feature.<p>When the feature is active, such TV sets "listen" to what is said and may share what they …

Electronic Frontier Foundation

FBI wants to hide how cops are spying on you via “stingray” cellphone tracker

If by any chance, you have been into a local police department for filing a public request in order to know about how cell-site simulators function …

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How to find out if the NSA and GCHQ spied on you

Following the many Snowden leaks that revealed some of the advanced mass data collection practices employed by spy agencies including the NSA and …

Your iPhone has been hacked by the NSA

That iPhone in your hands? It’s been compromised by the National Security Agency through its SIM card, and government spies can access your phone through a backdoor installed on it without even needing a court order.<p>Sound scary? It is, and it’s the latest bombshell to be dropped by American …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Mysterious drones over Paris cause panic

At least five drones sightings over Paris during the night raise fears after Charlie Hebdo attacks and threat by an al-Qaeda affiliate to target the French capital<p>Police spotted at least five drones flying over sensitive sites in Paris including the US embassy and the Eiffel Tower between one …

France

The White House Establishes a New Cyber Security Agency

It’s becoming clearer with every new hack or DDoS that governments need to pay more attention to cyber security, so the White House has now signed for the creation of a new agency to help do just that: the Cyber Thread Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC).<p>The FBI, CIA and NSA all deal with cyber …

Cybersecurity

AT&T charges $29 more for gigabit fiber that doesn’t watch your Web browsing | Ars Technica

AT&T goes head to head against Google in KC on fiber and targeted ads.<p>AT&T's gigabit fiber-to-the-home service has just arrived in Kansas City, and …

New SAT, New Problems

The questions, particularly those in the math sections, could put certain students at a disadvantage.<p>In his announcement last spring that a new version of the SAT would be launched in 2016, The College Board President David Coleman drew on a favorite buzzword: opportunity.<p>In his speech, Coleman …

Education

Exercise Key To Better Moods, Less Stress For College Students: Study

<i>By Natalie San Luis</i><p>Physical activity is an important part of a healthy lifestyle for everyone. It is especially important for college students and young adults who are under stress.<p>A recent study looked at college students' exercise habits, the amount of time they spent socializing, their moods, …

Happy Headlines: From Gang Member to Graduate

KO was once her nickname. Anger was her existence. Death followed her.<p>But belief and opportunity from adults who ripped through the debris and saw …

21 Most Useful Websites Every College Student Needs To Know

Around 2004, I sat in on a meeting of reporters at the <i>Akron Beacon Journal</i>, wherein one of them asked a college student what were the hot new …

College & University

10 things the college admissions office won’t tell you

<b>1. Not all grades are created equal</b><p>For the more than two million high school seniors who intend to go to college next year, the stomach-churning slog …

College & University

White Americans who don’t finish high school have better job prospects than black Americans who go to college

The Great Recession might be over (in the US, at least) but it has left behind widened racial inequality in unemployment and wealth.<p>The unemployment rate for white Americans over 25 who had not finished high school was 9.7% in 2013. The unemployment rate for black Americans who went to college but …

Demographics

4 Ways to Prepare for Next Semester Now

<i>This post was originally published on FindSpark.</i><p><b>By Danielle Joyce</b><p>While you enjoy your winter break, next semester may be the last thing you want to think about. But if you want to make it the best one ever, we both know that now is the time to start preparing.<p>Get yourself ready for success by …

How College Costs Will Change in 2015

Although college costs are still increasing, they're increasing at a much lower rate than they have in recent years. Interest rates and repayment for …

This is what senior year feels like

It was a time in our lives where we could feel ourselves dying by the second. It made us melodramatic and self-important. Time crawled over our skin …

3 Student Loan Repayment Plans You Need to Know About

A recent <i>Washington Post</i> article discussing the student debt plight of Wayne Tibak demonstrates the fundamental strengths and weaknesses of income-driven repayment plans. An Income-Based Repayment reduced Wayne's monthly payments on his federal student loans from $976 a month to $105, helping him …

The Essay About My Sexuality That Helped Me Get Into College

<i>We believe your college essay is more than just a Word document saved on your desktop and deserves to be shared. That's why HuffPost Teen is featuring college admissions essays written for our series, "The College Essay Project." Submit yours to teen@huffingtonpost.com and join the conversation</i> …

Introducing: The College Essay Project

Applying to college is more competitive than ever before. With elite schools rejecting up to 95 percent of applicants, there's a lot of pressure to get top-notch grades, participate in a million extracurriculars, nail the SATs, and then, write the perfect admissions essay.<p>Your personal statement is …

You Got Into College. Now What?

Congratulations! After months of agonizing over applications, essays and SAT scores, you have received an acceptance letter from the college of your choice. Now, as an officially college bound student (or parent of a student) you may be feeling a new sense of anxiety over how to cover the cost of …

UC Davis awarded $100 million to lead program to predict and prevent pandemic threats

The United States Agency for International Development has awarded up to $100 million for the second phase of the PREDICT project based at the …

Disease

Creative Veterinarian Fashions a LEGO ‘Wheelchair’ for Disabled Pet Tortoise With Weakened Legs

Dr. Carsten Plischke, a veterinarian in Enger, Germany used leftover bricks of his son’s LEGO set to fashion a temporary “wheelchair” for a pet …

10 Things Dog Owners Do That Drive Veterinarians Crazy

Advertisement<p>Ever wonder if you drive your vet crazy? We wondered too, so we asked the nice people over at Trupanion what vets’ biggest pet peeves …

Veterinarian Says Improper Tether Will Cost Dog A Leg

<i>(credit: Alicia Pet Care Center)</i><p><b>ORANGE COUNTY (CBSLA.com)</b> — An infected foot too gruesome to show on camera – that’s what a German Shepherd named …

Denmark Food and Veterinary Administration raises bird flu threat

The Fødevarestyrelsen, the Danish Food and Veterinary Administration (computer translated), has raised the threat rating from low to medium over the …

Bird Flu

Opinion

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British Veterinary Association urges Defra 'Don't downgrade the role of vets in food safety and animal health and welfare'

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has urged Defra to give full and careful consideration to the role of vets in protecting animal and human …

Medical Research