X-ray vision could be possible for smartphones - BGR

Tech | Josh Peterson

The technology could be used for finding studs in walls, authenticating important documents and detecting counterfeit money.

Top 10: Most bizarre objects seen in X-rays [SLIDESHOW] - TheDC

Entertainment | Taylor Bigler
That's one way to commemorate your visit to the Eiffel Tower

From Buzz Lightyear to an Eiffel Tower keychain, these are the most bizarre items to have been seen in X-rays

TSA admits bungling of airport body-scanner radiation tests - Wired

US | interns

In what the TSA calls a ‘fluke’ the scanners have been found to put out 10 times the amount of radiation as previously thought

The TSA Tea Party

Editorial | Theo Caldwell

The Tea Party movement and the anti-TSA movement share a similar populist streak.

TheDC Morning: TSA nudie scanner only detects bombs that look like bombs - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

Read TheDC Morning: An unvarnished e-mail summary of what’s really happening in political news

Profiling airline passengers is constitutional and effective

Opinion | Daniel Huff

The Supreme Court ruled in 1996 that profiling in certain instances is constitutional.

Janet Napolitano's appalling judgment

Feature:Opinion | Theo Caldwell

Napolitano isn’t qualified to be Secretary of Homeland Security.

The Stanford Prison Experiment at America's airports

Opinion | Theo Caldwell

It’s human nature to abuse authority, which is what TSA agents are doing.

Is the TSA targeting women?

Feature:Opinion | Theo Caldwell

It seems like women are more likely to be patted down than men.

The TSA is violating our Fourth Amendment rights - TheDC Opinion

Opinion | Brandon Macsata

Why does the TSA have the power to do things that other law enforcement organizations are prohibited from doing without probable cause?

Who's Threatening Your Civil Rights Now? - Ricochet

Politics | Pat McMahon

A look at the Obama administration’s actions that have infringed on personal rights

'Get ready for naked insecurity' - TheDC

Politics | Mike Riggs

Fighting airport X-ray machines, says Nader, is a bipartisan issue

Full-body scan technology deployed in street-roving vans - FORBES

US | interns

As the privacy controversy around full-body security scans begins to simmer, it’s worth noting that courthouses and airport security checkpoints aren’t the only places where backscatter x-ray vision is being deployed

Feds admit to storing checkpoint body scan images - CNET

US | interns

The U.S. Marshals Services admitted this week that it had surreptitiously saved tens of thousands of images at a courthouse security checkpoint

Terahertz detector could see through pretty much anything from up to a mile away - Wired

Tech | interns

Researchers can use terahertz remote sensing to see through objects at much greater distances than previously thought

Marilyn Monroe's bust has sold for a bundle - NY Daily News

Entertainment | Julia McClatchy (admin)

A 1954 x-ray of the stunning starlet’s chest sold at auction in Las Vegas on Sunday for a sizable $45,000

Warning: Don't suck on Miley Cyrus' Wal-Mart jewelry - AP

Entertainment | admin

Wal-Mart is pulling an entire line of Miley Cyrus-brand necklaces and bracelets from its shelves after tests found the jewelry contained high levels of the toxic metal cadmium

TSA agent steals money from handicapped woman - NBC New York

| Pat McMahon

A New York TSA agent stole $400 from wheelchair-bound woman as she went through security

Airport security detrimental to your health: new X-ray body scanners present radiation risk, scientists say - Pop Science

Tech | interns

A group of scientists from the University of California-San Francisco is worried that a new generation of airport security scanners could present a cancer risk.

Monster black hole ejected from host galaxy - USA Today

Tech | interns

A super-massive black hole — heavier than one billion suns — appears headed on an exit out of its home galaxy at 670,000 miles-an-hour.