Author: Florian Conradi and Michelle Christensen


Mind Expanding Lead

These pencils release allegedly mind-expanding aromas, letting you ‘smell your way to smartness while you write’. According to the creators, the fragrance is encapsulated using nanotechnology, where microscopic bubbles (shouldn’t this be…

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Outer-Space as Local-Space

In 1977, NASA launched Voyager 1 and Voyager 2, two unmanned interplanetary space probes that were sent out to explore the outer space. Aboard each was a record which intended to communicate…

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Guided Growth

The Hermaphrodite Effect

According to research carried out by scientists from the Columbia Environmental Research Centre, sewage water containing hormones and pesticides caused by human consumption is leading fish all over America to change gender.…

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Controlling Human Odour

The ultimate personal hygiene product, feces odor tablets, is another Japanese innovation sold by the Takano Yori Beauty Clinic. These pills promise to make your excrement completely odor-free in three days of…

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Digital Overruns Nature: Pixel Attack

Apparently, camouflaging oneself with digital patterns rather than nature-imitated patterns functions as a better camouflage within “old-nature” situations. So the digital patterns function as a better camouflage in the analogue world? Hyperstealth…

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