Derek Austin Johnson

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Here's Why Some People Get 'Skin Orgasms' From Listening to Music

Those music chills.<p>Have you ever been listening to a great piece of music and felt a chill run up your spine? Or goosebumps tickle your arms and …

Just signed the contract to write the foreward for Flame Tree Publishing's upcoming book SF Movie Posters.

Watch: The Weirdest Viral Video You'll See All Month

Back in 2010, when he was 24 years old, David Lewandowksi was tapped to work animated graphics for the movie <i>Tron: Legacy</i>. At that point, the film …

A brief history of watching sex (and being watched)

Children used to be encouraged to gaze on couples <em>in flagrante</em> as a “method of instruction”<p>Exhibitionism has taken various forms throughout the ages. According to Herodotus, the Egyptians who traveled to Bubastis to celebrate the festival of Artemis exposed themselves to those they passed …

BEYOND THE RIFT preview: "A Niche"

In celebration of the newly released Peter Watts collection <i>Beyond the Rift</i>, we are offering an excerpt a day from each story in the book.<p><b>Today’s preview comes from “A Niche.”</b><p>When the lights go out in Beebe Station, you can hear the metal groan.<p>Lenie Clarke lies on her bunk, listening. Overhead, past pipes and wires and eggshell plating, three kilometers of black ocean try to crush her. She feels the rift underneath, tearing open the seabed with strength enough to move a continent. She lies …

11 Spectacular 3D Printer Failures

The Smart TV Is Dead. Long Live The Second Screen

People want their television to work like a TV. Sending tweets on Twitter, posting photos on Facebook and browsing the Web are best left to smartphones and tablets. Indeed, more than 40% of U.S. households with Internet-enabled TVs haven’t even bothered to hook them up to the Web, according to …