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AT&T reveals number of NSA and location demands in first-ever transparency report

Phone giant AT&T(s t) published its first “transparency report” on Tuesday morning, providing a snapshot of how often the government asks for data …

Girls and Math: Busting the Stereotype

"When you perform in science and math... in the larger society you're stereotyped as not being good at it," Steele says of girls. "You experience a …

We Wish More American Men Dressed Like The Guys In Italy

American men's fashion ranges from the moderately stylish (shout out to all the classy J.Crew-clad men out there) to the pathetically slobby (we cannot forgive basketball shorts or sarcastic T-shirts). But the men in Italy give us hope.<p>Pitti Uomo, a week of men's fashion shows and events thrown …

The Hilarious Accessory Cate Blanchett Wants to Wear to the Oscars Is...

We can't get over how amazing Cate Blanchett always looks on the red carpet, and this awards season has been no exception. Having already nabbed …

Student Pranks Physics Teacher With Most Elaborate Rickroll Of All Time

Rickrolling has been around for more than six years — ancient by Internet/meme standards. By now, everyone has gotten an easy laugh by surreptitiously passing along a link to the “Never Gonna Give You Up” video at least once.<p>But burying the lyrics to the infamous song within a physics essay? That …

11 Things You Should NEVER Do Abroad

Whether you are studying abroad, vacationing, backpacking or any other reason for traveling internationally, there are certain things you should …

Obama Announces Major NSA Reforms

U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to implement several changes to the National Security Agency's controversial surveillance tactics in a speech …

Researchers Are Totes Studying How Ppl Shorten Words On Twitter

Credit: Mean Girls, NPR<p>Shortening words, swapping them out, giving them different meanings — that's not new. Remember in <i>Mean Girls</i> when the queen bee character, Regina George, berated one of her underlings for trying to make the word "fetch" catch on?<p>Women lead the adoption of clipped words. In …

Low-Income Schools See Big Benefits in Teaching Mindfulness

Educators at Nystrom Elementary school in Richmond are seeing some of those positive effects in their students. “This year is much better,” said …

The Jalapeño Beat Maker Adds A Dash Of Spice To Your Workouts

Like most people, I depend on fast-paced music to stay motivated during my workouts, which usually consist of running around a park or flailing along to cardio fitness videos. But even adding new tracks to my playlist isn’t enough to keep me from getting bored sometimes. That’s where the Jalapeño …

Social Sharing App Buffer Doubles Down On Its Premium Business Product With Google Analytics, Follower Tracking

Buffer — the popular desktop/mobile app for sharing content across multiple social networks that hit a major stumbling block it hit last autumn when it suffered a security breach — is stepping up its bid to compete against the likes of Hootsuite by taking the platform in a more premium …

IDrive Launches Long-Term Data Archival Service Via Shipped Hard Drives

Cloud storage and data backup service IDrive today announced the launch of a new long-term archival service that allows users to ship data to the company on physical drives.<p>IDrive Safe, as the company calls this feature, allows users to choose between plans to allow a single backup with up to 1TB …

It’s Never Too Early To Say Goodbye

“You can’t just quietly slip out the door,” I’ve been told by too many people I trust. So okay, fine, here’s this post about my departure!<p>Since you asked, TechCrunch is in a really good place right now.<p>The various numbers we use to measure ourselves — from traffic to revenue to some leaderboard …

10 Startups Making Travel More Affordable

Ask any seasoned traveler about the merits of globetrotting and you’re likely to hear a litany of enthusiastic responses: personal growth, cultural …

10 Foolproof Tricks to Beat Flight Anxiety

If you or someone you know struggles with fear of flying, these 10 expert strategies will help ensure a comfortable, panic-free flight.

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