Poking around in the code of astrophysics papers provides a behind-the-scenes peek at the process of science. Practical, hilarious, and cringe-worthy, this is how new science is discovered.
I'm not sure why it exists, but there's such thing as a bed made from latex. People insert themselves into the Vacuum Bed, or VacBed, and vacuum all the air out, leaving them trapped and immobile.
If you want peace and quiet, current technologies require a compromise: settle for thick, unsightly foam or use thinner panels that don't block bass. A new technology developed in Hong Kong, however, is both super thin and super effective.
Porn has always wanted to be science fictional, ever since the influential Barbarella. Weird aliens or "cyberpunk" touches can help to liven up otherwise repetitive porn scenarios. And the line between a science fiction "B" movie and a soft-core porn epic is often more seethru than Jane Fonda's breast bubbles. Click…