Patt Morrison of the Los Angeles Times and KPCC brings us a (super-human) glimpse of the future: sophisticated – and very cool-looking – technology that enhances the senses, worn as a mask that looks totally sci-fi.
Helen Zaltzman, host of "The Allusionist" podcast, explains how U.K. spies have been abusing a surveillance database to look up the birth dates of their loved ones... in order to send them birthday cards and arrange passports for personal travel.
Atlas Obscura Editor-in-Chief Reyhan Harmanci fills us in on how lab temperatures are screwing up study results by making the mice too cold. If only scientists thought more like Frank Zappa.
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