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Cop A Feelie

In Brave New World, there’s all kinds of fun to be had. There’s Centrifugal Bumble Puppy, rudimentary sexual games for the young ones in school, and, of course, there’s the feelies. The feelies aren’t exactly virtual reality—based on Huxley’s descriptions, … Continue reading

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Bugging Out

In Guillermo Del Toro’s movie Cronos, an ancient device embodied in a scarab restores youth and vigor to the aged antique dealer who finds it. It also creates a taste for blood; near the end of the movie, the now … Continue reading

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Now You See Me…Now You Don’t

If you could have one super power, what would it be? For me, teleportation is the clear winner. Flying, communicating with animals, and producing cheese from my fingertips would also be awesome. Every time I ask this question to friends … Continue reading

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