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Chic Sketch: Fashion's Most Forward App

By Jill Gleeson | Feb 9
A new app turns your digital photo into a professional fashion rendering.

Breakthrough: Scientists Detect Einstein-Predicted Ripples

SCIENCE | By Seth Borenstein | Feb 11
In an announcement that electrified the world of astronomy, scientists said Thursday that they have finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.

Young Adults Swipe Right on Tinder, But is It Just a Game?

PERSONAL TECH | By Tali Abrel | Feb 11
Online dating services are now hip with young adults, but not always for dating.

Indonesia Warns Messaging Apps to Drop Same-Sex Emoticons

PERSONAL TECH | By Niniek Karmini | Feb 11
Indonesia's government has demanded that instant messaging apps remove stickers featuring same-sex couples, in the latest high-profile attempt to discourage visible homosexuality in the socially conservative country.

Save the Whales By Watching Gay Porn

SCIENCE | Feb 11
The porn video-sharing website Pornhub launched a new campaign this week, urging people to help save the whales (including sperm whales!) by watching ample amounts of porn, BuzzFeed reports.

Agencies Contend Facebook is Breaching French Privacy Laws

PERSONAL TECH | By Philippe Sotto | Feb 11
Two agencies contend Facebook is breaching privacy laws in France by tracking and using the personal data of more than 30 million users, as well as non-users who are browsing the Internet.