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news September 09, 2017
Long theorised and disputed, ‘quantum entanglement’ could transform technology as much as the digital revolution did – and its implications may even reshape our understanding of reality.
news December 17, 2016
Marijuana use in sport
Inconclusive studies haven’t deterred enthusiasts from claiming marijuana as a performance-enhancing drug, from Ganja Yoga to the world’s first ‘cannabis gym’.
news March 25, 2017
The Museum of Jurassic Technology
LA’s Museum of Jurassic Technology presents a disorienting collection of true, plausible and unlikely artefacts, enjoyably posing more questions than answers.
news December 10, 2016
Silicon Valley’s young workers are combating soaring rents by ‘co-living’ in large-scale share-housing with a community bent.
news November 12, 2016
Neon Boneyard, Las Vegas
The adult fantasy land of the Las Vegas Strip offers freedom from responsibility and shame, and ultimately, freedom from being yourself.
news October 15, 2016
Virtual reality sex therapy
As virtual reality technologies have improved, the pornography industry was always going to be an early adopter, but are its claims of sex therapy are too far-fetched?
news July 23, 2016
IFTTT technology and the Oticon Opn hearing aid
The life-changing hearing aid that connects via Bluetooth to doorbells, appliances and fire alarms.
news July 02, 2016
The eternal New Age in Palm Springs, California
The Californian desert city of Palm Springs, former haven of Liberace, Sinatra and Monroe, transports the visitor to a timeless Space Age.
news June 04, 2016
AGWA launches Aggie, the humanoid robot gallery guide
The latest guide at the Art Gallery of Western Australia is on a mission to change perceptions with her strangely beguiling ways.
news May 14, 2016
On-demand service app Jarvis
An app offering an in-house butler service is the latest business promising more free time. But is time really the problem?
news March 26, 2016
Virtual and augmented reality at SXSW
Is the latest virtual reality just advertising dressed up as empathy?
news March 12, 2016
The science of editing a mosquito’s genetic make-up
The fight against the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne illnesses turns to genetic engineering.