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Will the sex robots of the future look like this 3D-printed mockup?

<i>This story contains sexually explicit material and may be NSFW.</i><p>Although AI experts have predicted that we’ll all be having sex with robots by 2025, …

Medicine Man - Los Angeles Magazine

You know that trope about how famous people put their pants on one leg at a time, just like the rest of us? Well, they take medicine just like the …

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A Bioluminescent Bloom in Hong Kong

A bloom of Noctiluca scintillans, a large, green marine dinoflagellate that exhibits bioluminescence when disturbed, was captured in photos made earlier today in Hong Kong, with a long exposure showing an eerie glow along the seashore. The luminescence, also called Sea Sparkle, is triggered by farm …

Hedi Xandt’s Dark Emotions

“I could stare into the face of a skull for hours, for example, and always see new things.” – Hedi Xandt<p><i>The God Of The Grove, 2013. gold-plated brass, polymer, distressed black finish, marble.</i><p><i>“My Die-Cast Soul” is part one in a series of filigree skull-ptures that combine the aesthetics of</i> …

This Ghost Hunting Handheld Is an iPhone For Talking to the Dead

A published poet, archivist, and part-time paranormal investigator has assembled a team of engineers to build the world’s most advanced all-in-one ghost hunting machine.<p>A published poet, archivist, and part-time paranormal investigator—in partnership with his son and a team of Japanese-trained …

Russia wants to collect the DNA of every creature

Institutions have already been amassing huge DNA collections to catalog the world's creatures, but Moscow State University might just top them all. It's planning to build "Noah's Ark," a repository for the genes of every creature, living or extinct -- as long as the genes are readable, they'll …

Orrb wellness device takes you away from office stress

Gallery: Orrb wellness device takes you away from office stress<p>Gallery: Orrb wellness device takes you away from office stress<p>+ 1<p>If you've ever felt …

Give Your Car Some "Evangelion" Customization With Unit 01 Radio Antenna

Eva merch is getting into yet another market with Evangelion Automotive Accessory, set to introduce an AM/FM radio antenna based on Unit 01's …

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Fungi Mutarium fuses plastic and fungi into foodstuff

Using mushrooms for bioremediation, the use of organisms to remove or neutralize pollutants, is not new. <i>Pleurotus ostreatus</i>, or what you commonly …

A man who had sex with a dolphin is getting his own documentary

<i>Warning: This article contains sexually explicit material.</i><p>Remember the YA book <i>Island of the Blue Dolphins</i>, a poignant <i>bildungsroman</i> about a young girl …

Harvard cracks DNA storage, crams 700 terabytes of data into a single gram - ExtremeTech

By on August 17, 2012 at 10:22 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>A bioengineer and geneticist at …