This Robot Can Tap People Until They Hallucinate

Ever get that tingly creeping feeling that someone is behind you, only to turn around and discover there's nothing there? That's called "Feeling of Presence," and it doesn't mean you're getting trailed by a ghoul. It can be a symptom of many neurological conditions, which is why scientists custom-built a robot to … » 11/07/14 3:43pm 11/07/14 3:43pm

Boring automaker hypnotizes customers to make them like their cars

Europeans think German automaker Opel is an extremely boring brand so, for their Danish campaign, they decided to hire a hypnotist to wipe people's minds clean of any preconceptions. Then they let them test a car and, apparently, they loved it—or maybe the hypnotists tricked them about that too. » 5/29/14 9:01pm 5/29/14 9:01pm