World Lens translates text instantly for iPhones.
Google launches a history-of-words tool.
Jon Stewart takes on 9/11 first responders bill.
Vi Hart makes math magic.
Julian Assange appeared on the "Today" show.
It is the 107th anniversary of the first airplane flight.
Keith Olbermann quits Twitter.
The view from the Post. (Amanda Zamora) Snow is falling on D.C. right now. Schools are shutting down early. So is the government. Sure, it by no means matches the weather in Cleveland, but it's still putting us in a...
Glenn Beck gets a letter from Anonymous.
I have to tell you something, Metro. You're late. All the time. This morning you stood me up when I had a meeting at work to get to. For half an hour I stood on the platform. You kept me hanging when the "Mad Men" finale was starting and my roommate disabled TiVo. I've fallen in your potholes you call construction one too many times. I've broken a sweat on the way to a date when the Woodley Park escalator was broken, again. And that thing you call a SmarTrip card? I'm onto you. I figured out pretty fast that card charges me just the same.
A lighthouse froze in Cleveland.
A Roman ruin washes up on shore.
Facebook has added a facial recognition component that identifies your face in photographs and suggests who to tag in the image. Yes, Facebook knows who you are, even to the extend of knowing what you look like. Tag Suggestions...
Google gives England a Jane Austen Doodle but not the U.S.
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros perform on the "Conan" show.
Ludwig van Beethoven would be 240 today.
State Farm advertises its insurance plans by setting fire to stuff.
Protests inflame Europe.
A local government in China has created a 'Red' Twitter.
Clay Duke held up a school board in Bay District, Florida.
Time's Person of the Year goes to Mark Zuckerberg.
Joanna Newsom makes pretty music.
Roald Dahl's latest manuscript surfaces after 28 years.
Julian Assange given bail in trial.
Voyager 1 reaches the edges of the galaxy.
Stephen Colbert tries to blackmail a guest on his show.
London Calling launched in 1979.
Julian Assange seeks sirens.
I teach my mom tech.
OpenLeaks will give WikiLeaks a rival in the whistle-blowing industry
Mona Lisa's eyes give away some of the smile.
Geminid meteor show tonight.
Twitter releases its top Twitter trends of 2010.
Gawker Media Web sites have been hacked.
John Boehner cries on 60 minutes.
Westboro Church plans to protest Elizabeth Edwards' funeral.