THE POEM ON THE STATUE OF LIBERTY TOPS THIS WEEK'S INTERNET NEWS ROUNDUP

Ken Cuccinelli, the acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, thinks the poem on the Statue of Liberty could use...

FORM SWIM GOGGLES REVIEW: FITNESS TRACKING AT THE POOL

Form is moving the swim watch from your wrist to your face. Our review of its fitness-tracking augmented reality goggles.

 
 
 

AMAZON SAYS IT CAN DETECT FEAR ON YOUR FACE. YOU SCARED?

The company updates its Rekognition suite with an algorithm that can tell if you're afraid. Researchers say such emotion detectors...

A MAJOR PROOF SHOWS HOW TO APPROXIMATE NUMBERS LIKE PI

The ancient Greeks wondered when irrational numbers, like pi, can be represented with fractions. Two mathematicians now have a complete...

 
 
 

A BRIEF HISTORY OF VANITY LICENSE PLATES GONE WRONG

The stories might sound unbelievable, but they're all real-and a cautionary tale for anyone who wants to get clever at the DMV.

SPACE PHOTOS OF THE WEEK: SUN SPOTTING

NASA's Parker probe is headed to the center of the solar system to figure out what drives the solar wind.

 
 
 

FACEBOOK'S VOICE TRANSCRIPTS WERE MORE INVASIVE THAN AMAZON'S

The Capital One hacker, a Bluetooth vulnerability, and more of the week's top security news.

WHEN TECH MOGULS ACT LIKE GALACTIC OVERLORDS

In Max Gladstone's new novel *Empress of Forever*, technology controls everyone.

 
 
 

VW'S ID BUGGY IS AN ELECTRIC DUNE DOMINATOR

The concept car remixed the past to show where a very fun future of driving could be headed.

THE SERIOUS MONEY IS WARMING TO BITCOIN

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is buying the "custody" business of rival Xapo, in a bid to attract big investors such as hedge funds...

 
 
 

DISNEY IS FINALLY TAKING ON ACCOUNT SHARERS

With help from the cable industry, Disney is trying to stop account sharing on Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+.

APPLE PUTS THE AR IN 'ART'

The company's newly launched augmented-reality walks may only be available in five cities, but T Walk creates wildly ambitious deployments...

 
 
 

EVEN PHYSICS TEXTBOOKS TEND TO GET FRICTION SLIGHTLY WRONG

No matter what that Intro to Physics book says, you can't calculate the "work done by friction." Nope. Doesn't work. Don't even try...

DOMINO'S AND THE WEB ARE FAILING THE DISABLED

Opinion: A potential Supreme Court case over ordering pizza could exclude 49 million Americans from the 21st century.

 
 
 

ANXIOUSLY SEEKING THE PERFECT ANTI-ANXIETY APP

Soon I may be swiping my screen, looking for a newer, better, flashier app, like Tinder for fixing mental anguish. But what if the...

SURPRISE! UBER AND LYFT DO NOT LIKE NYC'S NEW RIDE-HAIL RULES

The regulations are particularly less than ideal for the companies because New York is among their largest urban markets.

 
 
 

REALITY TV MEETS CROWDSOURCED MEDICINE IN NETFLIX'S DIAGNOSIS

The seven-episode show falls somewhere between Dateline-ish daytime television and a nerdy online social experiment.

ADOBE FRESCO FOR IPAD: PRICE, FIRST LOOK, RELEASE DATE

We dabbled with Adobe's new drawing app, which aims to be a one-stop shop for aspiring and professional digital artists.

 
 
 

JOSH HAWLEY SAYS TECH ENABLES 'SOME OF THE WORST OF AMERICA'

From social media addiction to antitrust regulation, the freshman senator from Missouri wants to take on Big Tech in big ways.

THE BONKERS TECH THAT DETECTS LIGHTNING 6,000 MILES AWAY

If lightning strikes near the North Pole, and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? Yes, because a global sensor network...

 
 
 



Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor during Hurricane Katrina, dies of cancer

The 54th governor of Louisiana was the first woman elected governor of the state. Read more ...

Man accused of threatening shooting at a Jewish community center in Ohio

Man accused of threatening shooting at a Jewish community center in Ohio

The 20-year-old was arrested after reportedly posting a video of a man shooting a gun on an Instagram account with a disturbing caption, police said. Read more ...

Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Louisiana Governor During Hurricane Katrina Disaster Dies

Former Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco died Sunday in hospice care at 76 years old. She was Louisiana's first elected female governor. Read more ...

Former Bears running back Cedric Benson reported dead in motorcycle crash

Former Bears running back Cedric Benson reported dead in motorcycle crash

AUSTIN - Former Bears running back Cedric Benson has passed away at the age of 36, according to multiple reports. BREAKING: Former UT and NFL football player Cedric Benson... Read more ...

ISIS claims responsibility after bomb goes off at Afghanistan wedding, 63...

ISIS claims responsibility after bomb goes off at Afghanistan wedding, 63 people killed

At least 63 people were killed and 182 injured after a suicide bomb blast at a wedding in the Afghan capital. Read more ...

Jets' Le'Veon Bell will not play in the preseason, coach Adam Gase says

Jets' Le'Veon Bell will not play in the preseason, coach Adam Gase says

The Jets will hold the 27-year-old running back out for the entire preseason, coach Adam Gase told reporters Sunday. Read more ...

Thomas holds on to win BMW Championship

Thomas holds on to win BMW Championship

MEDINAH, Ill. - Justin Thomas had more stress than he needed Sunday before regaining control with four birdies on the back nine at Medinah to win the BMW Championship and claim... Read more ...

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash

Former NFL running back Cedric Benson dies in motorcycle crash

Former NFL running back and University of Texas star Cedric Benson died Saturday night in a motorcycle crash, according to the Austin American-Statesman. He was 36. The... Read more ...

MLB wrap: Zack Greinke gets 200th career win as Astros top A's

MLB wrap: Zack Greinke gets 200th career win as Astros top A's

The feat came exactly one year and one day after Justin Verlander joined the 200 club. Read more ...

Quintana, Rizzo lead Cubs past Pirates 7-1 at LLWS

Quintana, Rizzo lead Cubs past Pirates 7-1 at LLWS

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Jose Quintana pitched seven crisp innings, Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Sunday night in the MLB... Read more ...