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Thousands demonstrate in Athens ahead of Greek austerity referendum

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Thousands took to the streets of Athens Friday night, days ahead of a planned referendum in Greece, with citizens protesting both for and against a crucial vote on how the country will pay back its debts.

It will ask Greeks to decide whether or not they support the bailout demands of the country’s creditors.

In addition, while the referendum won’t actually make reference to Greece leaving the eurozone, many fear it may lead to that outcome.

Shia LaBeouf shows off freestyle rap skills in new video

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A video hit the Internet this weekend that shows actor/artist Shia LaBeouf freestyle rapping for a group of onlookers in an appearance that’s slightly more subdued than his recent “pep-talk” green screen video

In the video, LaBeouf can be heard rapping lines like “Nah, none of that/ Transformers is the dummy rap and I’m so past that,” “I’m so underground the rap kids call me Tubman,” and “Half-assed cash/ You can get the fast…

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Global warming emissions interactive shows which countries are currently at fault

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One of the biggest sticking points in international climate negotiations has been the disparity between the countries that have up until now contributed the most greenhouse gas emissions to cause global warming, and the countries that represent the future of emissions growth.

Looking at a snapshot of emissions from 2012, using the World Resources Institute’s (WRI) innovative CAIT Climate Data Explorer tool, it’s immediately clear that most countries are experiencing the impacts from global…

Adobe Creative Cloud adds Android apps, stock photo service

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For the past year, Adobe has been steadily releasing iOS app after iOS app in its attempt to create what it likes to call “mobile to desktop to workflows.”

Now the company is finally beginning to bring its Android offerings up to date.

Adobe just released four new Android apps, along with a a new stock photo service, a video-focused iOS app and a suite of updates to its Creative Cloud lineup of desktop apps.

Twitter’s CEO Dick Costolo Chooses To Step Down, Jack Dorsey Named Interim CEO, Shares Up 3%

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For these inmates, crudely carved tattoos tell their prison stories

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Ballpoint pen ink, guitar wires and engines from a toy are used by inmates to crudely carve tattoos into their fellow prisoners behind bars at a prison in Cebu City, Philippines.

Tattoos — or “patik” as the inmates call them — are commonplace in prisons though these types of tattoos are considered a prison violation in the U.S.

In many places outside the U.S., prison tattooing is fair game, and can be used to designate allegiances within the prison or as a form of self-expression in an…

Skype For Web Beta Now Open To All U.S. And U.K. Users

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Skype For Web Beta Now Open To All U.S. And U.K. Users

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Snowden’s biggest worry was that nobody would care about NSA leaks

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Two years after he leaked secret NSA documents, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden says he does not regret his decision

In an op-ed for the New York Times on Thursday, Snowden wrote that one of his biggest worries prior to releasing the documents to journalists was that public would simply be indifferent

That hasn’t happened

“Two years on, the difference is profound. In a single month, the NSA’s invasive call-tracking…