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Animation

We Talked to a Scientist Who Makes Those Incredibly Satisfying Computer Animations

Physics-based animation can be used to test the strength of bridges, make hyper-real animated films, and blow your mind.
Mirjam Guesgen
6.29.18
Auralnauts

Kylo Ren Will Interrogate You In a 'Star Wars'-Themed ASMR

More creepy than soothing.
Samantha Cole
6.16.17
torture porn

What Did This Nintendo Switch Do to Deserve Being Tortured With a Razor Blade?

One guy’s quest to beat the hell out of a brand new Switch.
Samantha Cole
3.6.17
YouTube

Cross Japanese Culture With ASMR and This Is What You Get

Just don't confuse it with erotica.
Emiko Jozuka
6.8.16
Culture

Inside the Hypnotic World of YouTube Marble Racers

I talked to the masters behind one of YouTube’s most mesmerizing fads.
Louise Matsakis
5.5.16
gold

This Japanese Gold-Leaf How-To Is ASMR for Your Eyes

You will never be this good at anything.
Sarah Emerson
4.5.16
YouTube

Horror ASMR Will Give You Tingles and Chills

A niche community of YouTube filmmakers mix the pleasurable sounds of ASMR with the creepiness of horror films.
Roisin Kiberd
2.3.16
Reddit

How to Sell a Subreddit

What is a subreddit of 100,000 subscribers worth?
Eve Peyser
1.11.16
video

This Video Shrinks You Down to the Surface of a Soap Bubble

ASMR for your eyes and ears.
Clinton Nguyen
11.3.15
Science

This Is the Sound Made by the Lowest-Density Solid on Earth

Too quiet to hear, until now.
Jordan Valinsky
2.25.15
mental health

The Horrible Anger You Feel at Hearing Someone Chewing Is Called Misophonia

A rarely diagnosed, potentially debilitating condition pushes toward widespread recognition within psychiatry.
Alejandro Tauber
9.13.14
YouTube

Inside the Roleplay Subculture Delivering Tingling 'Braingasms' on YouTube

Hundreds of thousands of people are hunting the spine-tingling thrill of ASMR through the delicate intonations of roleplaying strangers.
Jordan Pearson
7.30.14