Those who openly love robots are called ‘digisexuals’, but it is their rise that is interesting as it was predictable. Also, questionable.
‘New year, new me’ seemingly holds true to the world of law, so let’s have a quick look at what is coming into effect in 2019.
As a species, we love to hate. But, aided and abetted by the darker corners of social media, a new beast now stalks the edges of movies or television shows we adore.
According to numerous internet studies, Christmas is the most likely time that we’re either getting busy, or busy breaking up.
Over in California, the rich are now protected by robo-sunflowers and bees with security cameras attached to them. Fortunately, the company said they weren’t going to use our data for ill. Should be fine.
According to the minds of science, spider milk is the next greatest alternate food source. It may be made out of tiny spiders, but it is far superior to cow’s milk. Keen?
One recent study measured the damage that good and bad gifts do to a relationship. Surprisingly, the worse your gifts are, the better they are.
According to a recent study, we often call people by the wrong name…because we love them. The closer they are to us, the less accurate we are. But it’s all love. Right?
For those who are struggling to get over a relationship, researchers in the US believe that texting while sleeping is a common occurrence.
Flirting. We know what it is, but we have no clue on how to do it, or how to spot it. Fortunately, a ‘professional’ calling herself a ‘flirtologist’ has the answers. Sort of.
One US realty company has decided to do away with office space entirely, creating a VR island to conduct business in. Oddly, they sell real estate.
Laughter is often called the best medicine. But take our word for it: not every hilarious prescription is created equal.
All hail the coffee nap: biology’s way of telling you it’s okay to be a lazy caffeine junkie.
Should there be laws to prosecute lying on a dating app?
Are you a gelotophobe or a gelotophile? New research shows that partners who enjoy being laughed at make for a happier relationship.
Disney are tying VR and movie merch with clothing that can simulate hugs, snakes, even a gut punch. Dibs not watching the showdown between Simba and Scar ever again…
A family in the UK has caused outrage after the world got wind of their Christmas dinner being a £17 per person event. Is it that big an insult to the tradition?
With the release of a new book that purportedly teaches people to be wittier, Gretel Killeen can’t help but wonder: is wit something that can be learned?
A 19-year old was fined for eating cereal whilst driving and another Perth driver was caught eating behind the wheel not long after – so what are the laws around eating and drinking while driving in NSW?
In the same year we celebrated 40 years of Space Invaders, we also saw how far gaming tech has come since, with the announcement of The Guts Game, a game which is played by swallowing a pill.
The impact of physical activity on our cognition is well known, but surprising new research suggests merely walking backwards can boost short term memory. Now where did we put those exercise shoes?