imagination

phobias

My Spider-Filled Airbnb Is the New ‘Hereditary’

I’m a grown-ass woman who leans into my own phobias and I don’t care who knows.
Sarah Berman
6.25.18
Collage

Let These Imaginary Beings Inspire Your Next Björk Costume

Hundreds of Johanna Goodman's otherworldly collages make up 'The Catalogue of Imaginary Beings,' a collection of whimsical humanoids.
Dyllan Furness
7.18.17
Science

‘It Was Just Black’: The Condition That Makes You Unable to Imagine Things

Can you conjure up the image of a beach in your head, or is your mind's eye blank? If you can't, blame a new neurological condition called aphantasia.
Sarah Graham
10.13.16
Stuff

The Rare Condition That Makes You Instantly Forget What Friends and Lovers Look Like

With a rare neurological condition called aphantasia, my inner thoughts are only vague sounds and facts—no pictures, tastes, textures, or smells.
Trevor Risk
8.21.16
Michael

Michael Celebrates Casual Friday in This Week's Comic from Stephen Maurice Graham

But he may have gone a little too casual.
Stephen Graham
11.11.15
All in Your Head

The Most Terrifying Games Let Players Create Their Own Fear

'Allison Road,' an upcoming first-person narrative survival horror game, seeks to lock players in their heads with no discernible way out.
Brittany Vincent
10.30.15
Film

Remember When Your Imagination Was Endless?

IRL Mario Kart, animated Legos, and Gene Wilder memories will give you all the feels in PermaGrin Films' new stop-motion music video.
Beckett Mufson
10.1.15
Michael

Michael Says 'No' to Drugs

In this new comic by Stephen Maurice Graham, instead of smoking pot at lunch with his peers, Michael chooses to escape the drudgery of office life by escaping into his imagination.
Stephen Graham
8.12.15
Design

GIF Artists Imagine Souvenirs From Imaginary Places

Neverland, Gotham City, and Castle Greyskull become refrigerator decals in this awesome GIF set from Martin Feijoó, Miguel Sousa, Sara Enriquez, and Snack Studio.
Sophia Callahan
10.28.14
Tao of Terence

Death and the Imagination

This installment of Tao of Terence presents a collection of McKenna's thoughts on death and the imagination, presented in the style of one of his lectures.
Tao Lin
7.29.14
Film

13 Movies That Explore The Future Of Technology

We explore the real-world technologies that mirror their imaginary counterparts in 13 legendary sci-fi films.
Becky Chung
6.5.14
Interviews

Expand Your Imagination with Alex Wiley

Plus a new song, "See The Day," and a playlist to get you ready for 'Village Party.'
Kyle Kramer
6.2.14