Conceal That Pesky Accidental Boner With These New Boxers

Gentlemen, gaze upon your crotch’s deliverance. A team of Washington, D.C. fashion designers has launched an Indiegogo campaign for their new product, Bloxers, a special variety of boxer that will shield your raging boner from view. That’s right: you can pitch a tent at work and proceed with your board meeting, happy,… »7/13/15 10:15pm7/13/15 10:15pm


The Future of Just-For-Fun Sex Sounds Like No Fun at All

Professor Carl Djerassi, Austrian-American chemist and inventor of the Pill, recently made an interesting prediction in the Telegraph: that, by 2050, most babies in the West will be born via IVF, thereby making all sex recreational. Yes! Let's go get our free-spirited fuck on because oh wait yeah no this is terrible. »11/15/14 2:00pm11/15/14 2:00pm

Martine Rothblatt Is Maybe the Most Fascinating Woman on the Planet

One of the world's most fascinating humans is easily Martine Rothblatt, America's highest-paid female CEO. A futurist and trans woman who cofounded both Sirius Satellite Radio and a biotech company, she's got a robot replica of her wife and believes that soon, tech will allow our consciousnesses to live forever. »9/09/14 12:40pm9/09/14 12:40pm

Time Capsule: "Why the Web Won't be Nirvana"

I still remember the first time I heard a commercial on the radio for a camera phone, I was driving to class. The commercial was one of those strange "reader's theater" style things, a little radio play. A female voice was talking to her friends on her cell about which shoes she should buy (yes, feminism in… »1/23/14 8:59pm1/23/14 8:59pm

Human Innovation Has Yielded Bluetooth-Connected Vibrating Pantyliner

Like a diminutive, pantyliner-shaped version of the obelisk from 2001: A Space Odyssey, the latest in wearable tech has appeared upon our horizon, leaving us shrieking and jumping in place confusedly. It's called the OhMiBod Remote App, and it's a vibrator that connects, via Bluetooth, to your smartphone. »1/08/14 5:30pm1/08/14 5:30pm

Google Glass and Pick-Up Artistry Combine in a Futuristic Hellscape

Infinity Augmented Reality, a New-York based tech company currently working on some wacky technology stuff, has offered us a glimpse into the future. In the future, apparently, rich people will be able to don augmented reality glasses in order to accomplish a lot of cool guy things, such as playin' pool with a… »12/19/13 5:15pm12/19/13 5:15pm

Sex Robots and Love-Score Apps: This Is the Future of Dating

Another day on the Internet, another excuse to wonder if and when technology is going to turn the landscape of interpersonal human relationships into some kind of unrecognizable Garden of Simulated Delights. Another chance to speculate whether the world of the future will be populated by people wantonly having… »12/09/13 2:10pm12/09/13 2:10pm

The Robots of the Future Might Be Just as Sexist as Humans

Technologists insist upon the impending arrival of the singularity, a time at which human technology (particularly artificial intelligence) progresses to the point that we create a greater-than human intelligence. With this arrival of this intelligence, human civilization — and possibly even human nature itself —… »8/27/13 6:30pm8/27/13 6:30pm

People Will One Day Communicate Solely in Emotive Animal Pictures

If there's one thing that still sucks about living in a technologically-advanced society in the year 2013, it's the fact that we're all expected to communicate with one another using long strings of words that (ugh) sometimes abide by the rules of grammar. How has technology not eliminated this inconvenience yet? I… »6/12/13 7:15pm6/12/13 7:15pm

Funny Lady Emily Heller Is a Psychic to the Stars in Hilarious New Webseries

At least, this is what I believe will be happening. I'm not totally sure, but if the first episode with the delightful and also extremely sexually attractive Reggie Watts is any indication, then I am correct, and also: ROWR. (You can't see me but I'm doing pelvic thrusts in your direction.) (You're welcome) (I'm… »3/19/13 9:30pm3/19/13 9:30pm

See a Man Have a Mind-Melting Conversation With His 12-Year-Old Self

It's not many of us who were organized enough to tape ourselves at age 12 talking to the future us, but thank goodness Jeremiah McDonald was. Now that it's 20 years later, he's having a little conversation with his past self. The results are pretty amazing, though the exchange between the two (er, one) is more… »7/05/12 9:45pm7/05/12 9:45pm

What Can an Older Version of Yourself Teach You? Wear Sunscreen and Save for Retirement.

For most young-ish people, it's easy to be cavalier about things like saving for your eventual retirement. But what if you were forced to confront an older version of yourself in the mirror? Besides freaking out about how wrinkly and sun-spotty you've gotten, would it make you think twice about setting some money… »4/12/12 4:30pm4/12/12 4:30pm