Your cat thinks your taste stinks. Also that you're mingy with the laser pointer.
Can our bodies tell the difference between recorded violence and real life danger?
- "The internet is an exciting and a dangerous place," says journalist and documentarian Sebastian Junger.
- He argues that because of thousands of years of evolution, our bodies react to seeing decapitations on screens as if they were happening in front of or to us.
- According to Junger, the internet is too new for us to really understand the long-term effects it will have on our lives.
Research has found that previously encountered information feels more "fluent."
An online tool listed the home of the Black Panther as a trading partner of the United States.
- A USDA web tool designed to list countries who have free trade with the United States listed Wakanda among them this week.
- Wakanda is a fictional country from the Marvel superhero movies.
- The error was quickly found and explained away.
Consider the 2,600 times we touch our phones every day.