DHS Funds Study Proving You Can Find Weapons If You Believe In Them

Looking for something you're sure you won't find? Even if the item you seek is close by, a doubtful attitude reduces your chances of finding it, claims a new study funded by the US Department of Homeland Security. » 1/14/10 3:00pm 1/14/10 3:00pm

Build Your Own DHS-Approved "Seasickness Weapon"!

The US Department of Homeland Security has funded the creation of a non-lethal weapon called the Dazzler that's basically a flashlight that causes disorientation, nausea, and vomiting. Now you can make one too! Hardware hackers from Adafruit explain it all. » 9/30/09 11:53am 9/30/09 11:53am

Who Will Defend the Rights of Detained Laptops?

In one of those odd linguistic moments for which intelligence agencies are famous, the US Department of Homeland Security has confirmed today that laptops entering the country can be "detained" just like people can. Unlike people however, laptops (and any other device containing data) can be detained for any reason… » 8/01/08 4:26pm 8/01/08 4:26pm