Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Lego Simpsons, Earth's new twin planet, a 13-year-old eagle huntress and more in our weekly look at the web

1. Vein$ Fingerprints aren’t the most secure passwordas any decent crime film shows, you leave them everywhere. Vein geometry, however, has been shown to be just as unique as fingerprintseven differing in twinsand could be a safer alternative. Palm-vein scanners have already been produced, and even integrated in laptops; the future has already arrived at Sweden’s Lund University, where a student has developed a vein …