Die and Let Live: Dutch Company Develops Fungus-Powered Green Coffin

It’s pretty safe to say that, in general, we as humans like to live long and prosper. To that end, we’re constantly developing new and innovative ways to stave off our eventual demise. We’re pretty good at it, too. The average life expectancy is rising pretty much all around the world. It’s thanks to leaps …

Autonomous Talking Robot Helps Old People Feel Less Lonely

When we start talking about robots and the future, they usually get a bit of a bad rap. On the milder end of the scale, we’re worried about them replacing human workforce and contributing to unemployment. On the other end, we got the full-blown robot uprising. Think about Terminator or The Matrix. That kind of …

Poop Wine, Testicle Beer… Swedish Museum Exhibits the World’s Most Revolting Alcohols

When most people think of museums, they think of places of art and culture. Museums are where you go to see famous paintings and sculptures, or maybe interesting trinkets from human history. But then there are more off-beat museums that also draw a crowd. For example, in Tallinn, Estonia, you can visit the Museum of …

Study: Refusing to Wear a Face Mask Could Mean You’re a Sociopath

There’s not much good that’s come out of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. But at least it’s giving us new, fascinating insights about the humans. In June, a Swiss study discovered what kind of personality traits fueled the toilet paper hoarding brought on by the initial coronavirus panic. Now, a Brazilian team of researchers has found …