senses

4.30.19

An Erotic Dinner Party Gave Me a Whole New Perspective on Sex

After a series of heartbreaking losses, including much of my hearing, I felt totally disconnected from my body. Then I went out to eat.

9.18.18

These People See Colors and Taste Flavors When They Orgasm

"My orgasm looks and tastes something akin to dark chocolate.”

10.10.17

I Went Blind and Started Hearing Colors

My recovery introduced me to new tech that uses sound to help blind people see.

7.6.17

These Smart Gloves Let You Feel Things in Virtual Reality

Design student Danli Hu adds touch to the list of senses you can experience virtually.

3.14.17

Why I’m Starting a Cooking Class for People Living with Cancer

London-based food writer Ryan Riley, who lost his mother to cancer as a teenager, is developing a free cooking course for those undergoing cancer treatments.

1.2.17

What It’s Like To Lose Your Sense Of Taste And Smell

The holidays are all about food. So what happens when you can’t taste or smell?

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9.3.16

A Sensory-Distorting Theater Experiment Invades Museum Spaces

Artists Lundahl & Seitl cut off participants' senses while guiding them through art museums.

6.16.16

This Inventor Is Bottling Scents You Can Taste

A chef turned inventor has spent the last seven years figuring out how to bottle the taste of scent. I sat down with her to discuss her process and how she pulled it off.

6.3.16

Everything Stores Do to Trick You into Buying More Stuff

Music in shops is getting louder, says the 'Daily Mail,' but what other sorts of witchcraft are retailers using to make us impulse buy?

2.25.16

Scientists Studied How Our Brains Would React to Teleportation

Neuroscientists offer some surprising results about how the brain finds its way around.

11.12.15

Ctrl+Alt+Orgasm: A Futurologist Imagines Sex in 2050

Ian Pearson describes the concept of "active skin," which could enhance and expand human sensations.

10.29.15

Digital Noise Is Creeping Out Our Brains’ Fear Network

What happens in our brains when we hear things that creep us out, and how that’s changing in an age awash in digital noise.

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