Smart Bandages Will Use 5G Data to Track Your Health

Bandages are usually very mysterious -- it's hard to know how well you're healing until you unwrap them, and that usually means a trip to the doctor. If Welsh researchers succeed, however,...

I Tried “Ganja Yoga”—And Left My Mat With A Totally Different Type of High

The very first cat-cow I did under the influence of cannabis felt uniquely deep, smooth, and satisfying. “Why don’t I always smoke weed before yoga?” I thought after a dreamy savasana. It’s...

Girls Lead On Snapchat, Instagram Adoption (Are We Surprised?)

It’s no secret millennials and Gen Z (the next generational cohort, still awaiting its pithy marketing moniker) are heavy users of visually focused social media platforms including Instagram and Snapchat. And...

Treating Crack Addiction with A Mobile App

Using smartphone data and artificial intelligence to track and interpret behavior, a Chicago startup is attempting something extraordinary: predicting and preventing relapse into drug use. When I spoke to Tasha Hedstrom this...

Chicago Teen Arrested in Facebook Live sex Assault, Others Sought

Chicago police have arrested a 14-year-old boy and expect to charge a second youth in connection with the sexual assault of a teenage girl by multiple young men that was seen...

This New Wearable Is Your Personal, Silent Subwoofer

In the club, in the cinema, or on the dancefloor, bass makes or breaks the experience. The visceral feeling of low frequency notes roaring out of a woofer as tall as...

Meet Nigeria’s First Sex Toy Retailer Encourages Sex-Positive Intimacy

Meet Iheoma Obibi: A human rights activist, feminist, and groundbreaking businesswoman. Iheoma Obibi’s online store, Intimate Pleasures , is catered toward Nigerians from all walks of life, age, and sexual desires. Intimate...

Why Do Microwaves Make Noise?

We are in an age of endless improvement, where people expect everything in their lives to be faster, smarter, stronger, smaller and more efficient. Essentially, comfort and convenience is king, and...

Man Sleeps With Charging iPhone Suffers Severe Burns

An Alabama man wakes, his dog tag makes contact with the charger and he gets a severe electric jolt. An Alabama man is lucky to be alive after nearly being electrocuted while...

Sexbots In The Age of Singularity

What will happen when machines built to love humans become truly intelligent? The buzz around mechanical lovers has led experts such as David Levy, author of Love and Sex with Robots, to predict...