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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.

Cruz App Data Collection Helps Campaign Read Minds of Voters

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael Biesecker and Julie Bykowicz | Feb 11
Ted Cruz's "Cruz Crew" mobile app is designed to gather detailed information from its users' phones - tracking their physical movements and mining the names and contact information for friends who might want nothing to do with his campaign.

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.