Here's a handy new NSA logo from the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Hugh D'Andrade for your trenchant pleasure.
Rep. Mike Nearman, a Republican in the Oregon House of Representatives, was ejected from it Thursday over his part in an armed incursion there last year. The vote to expel him was 59-1; he was the only member to vote against it. Video evidence was key in condemning him so completely. In a widely anticipated… READ THE REST
Emmanuel Macron, elected on a liberal platform but veering hard to the right since, is president of France. On a meet-and-greet this week in Tain l'Hermitage, a member of the public gave him an open-handed slap. Macron coiled away as his bodyguards lurched at the slapper. The man, who was wearing a mask, appears to… READ THE REST
A man slapped French President Emmanuel Macron while the politician was visiting La Drôme in southeast France today. "A man indeed tried to hit the President of the Republic," the Elysee told CNN. "We have no further comments at this point. Exchanges with the crowd and handshakes resumed. The trip continues." READ THE REST
Digital painting has truly become an art in itself. Even with artists like Andy Warhol creating digital art on a Commodore Amiga back in the mid-80s, digital painting has mostly been a kitschy bit of artistic fun, not stuff to be regarded as a true masterwork. But much has changed over the past decade. Technology… READ THE REST
While it never hurts when your company name becomes a verb, but there's a lot more to Google than a simple web search. Sure, Google's search engine is also the engine that powered the firm into its current position as one of the 10 most valuable companies in America, but the company has spent the… READ THE REST
While smartphones and other devices have reached world-class heights for capturing images and even video at up to stunning 4K quality, they still leave a lot to be desired in the audio department. That's because while companies have engaged in a two-decade arms race to constantly one-up each other for the biggest, best camera available,… READ THE REST