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This Gesture-Controlled Sliding Door Will Make You Feel Like a Jedi
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This Gesture-Controlled Sliding Door Will Make You Feel Like a Jedi

Gif: YouTube – Stuck Design If you can’t resist subtly waving your hand in the air like a Jedi when you approach an automatic sliding door, get ready for this: a manually operated touchless sliding door that senses and matches the movements of a hand waving back and forth in front of it. Advertisement Created by...

Police Shut Down China’s First Sex Doll Brothel
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Police Shut Down China’s First Sex Doll Brothel

“It’s not a working-class need. It’s a male need.” Sex Sells Police in Shenzhen, China shut the country’s first sex doll hotel, one of two establishments where men can pay $28 to spend an hour with inanimate sex dolls, state-run online magazine Sixth Tone reports. “There was no explanation or legal documentation from the authorities,”...

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Ancient Greenland Cave Sediments Contain a Climate Change Warning

Increasing geologic evidence suggests that the Arctic was once a lot warmer than it is today, which means big trouble as we continue to pump greenhouse gases into the atmosphere with abandon. The latest development is a study published Wednesday in Science Advances, which uses geologic cave deposits to deduce that the… Read more…

Researchers Found a Way to Send Tiny Robots Into Mouse Brains
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Researchers Found a Way to Send Tiny Robots Into Mouse Brains

Generations of laboratory mice like these recently became host to microscopic robot swarms.Photo: Getty Images (Getty Images) In a mind-bending development, a team of researchers in China have managed to treat brain tumors in mice by delivering drugs to the tissues using microscopic robots. The robots jumped from the mice’s bloodstreams into their brains by...

The Alien on Stage Documentary Is Pure Sci-Fi Joy
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The Alien on Stage Documentary Is Pure Sci-Fi Joy

The cast and crew of Alien on Stage.Photo: Alien On Stage io9 ReviewsReviews and critical analyses of fan-favorite movies, TV shows, comics, books, and more. In 2019, a New Jersey high school made national news when it put on a stage production of Ridley Scott’s 1979 sci-fi horror masterpiece Alien. The production even got the attention...

Deforestation and Palm Oil Plantations Are Fueling a Disease Boom, Study Suggests
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Deforestation and Palm Oil Plantations Are Fueling a Disease Boom, Study Suggests

A 2004 photo of recently deforested land in Riau province, Sumatra, Indonesia.Photo: Ulet Ifansasti (Getty Images) New research presents evidence that activities such as deforestation, building palm oil plantations, and even converting grassy areas into new forests are associated with outbreaks of disease, particularly those transmitted by mosquitoes and other vector animals. Advertisement The researchers...

Europe Builds Autonomous Robotic Orb to Explore Lunar Caves
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Europe Builds Autonomous Robotic Orb to Explore Lunar Caves

Rolling Away The European Space Agency is now testing a new robot that it plans to ship off to the Moon, where it will freely explore lunar caves. The robot, DAEDALUS, appears to be little more than a robotic orb — the ESA even compared it to a “hamster ball” in a press release about...

Nintendo Switch Games Coming Soon in 2021/2022
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Nintendo Switch Games Coming Soon in 2021/2022

@josehJose Writer and member of the gaming fellowship. Loves games, movies and comics. Also loves talking in the third person Nintendo Switch has had plenty of great games since its release. Super Mario Odyssey, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and Super Smash Bros: Ultimate are all incredible. And the Nintendo Switch isn’t...