Ikea Knows All About Your City's Weird Sex Habits and Toilet Time

In a way, what you do in the privacy of your own home is literally Ikea's business. So it's no surprise that the Swedish company spends a ton of time and money studying how people live. What is surprising, though, is what its latest study found out. Including the fact that you're not the only one who reads their phone… » 6/04/14 2:00pm 6/04/14 2:00pm

Buildings Based On Human Bone Structure Could Be the Future of Cities

Biomimicry borrows design solutions from the embedded intelligence within animals' bodies—chiefly from other species. But occasionally, it also borrows from within the human body. For example, a new study from MIT suggests that buildings of the future could be built with super-strong materials based on the structure… » 6/18/13 4:11pm 6/18/13 4:11pm

Where Do Your Eyes Look When You're Watching a Movie?

Eleven movie watchers had their eye movements recorded using an Eyelink 1000 (SR Research) infra-red camera-based eyetracker while watching There Will Be Blood. Each dot represents a person's eyes and the size of the dot shows how long they've stared at that point. I wonder how the magnetic Daniel Day-Lewis would… » 2/16/11 8:00pm 2/16/11 8:00pm