Emotions

environment

The ‘Farmosopher’ Creating Language for Our Climate Doom and Rebirth

Retired professor Glenn A. Albrecht has coined new words to describe the full range of positive and negative emotions we have toward the environment.
Deidre Olsen
10.25.18
Let's Just Be Friends

I Tried Being BFFs With an AI

For a week, at least.
Tallie Gabriel
8.8.17
Gaming

The Scariest Thing in 'Resident Evil 7' Is the Silence

Was that the wind? Or something much, much worse?
Kevin Wong
1.24.17
christmas

A Scientific Explanation for Why Everyone Hates New Year’s Eve

There’s some truth to the adage that happiness equals reality minus expectations.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.31.16
Emotions

MIT's New Device Uses Wireless Signals to Detect Emotions

Facial expressions are not enough.
Madison Margolin
9.20.16
Sex

Human-Robot Relationships Will Never Make the Leap From Sex to Love

If sex robots could love, would they even be robots at all?
Ben Sullivan
9.7.16
Canada

This Canadian Startup Can Track Your Emotions Through a Fitness Monitor

Sensaura wants to revolutionize video games, advertising, and more.
Mark Mann
6.28.16
robots

'Mood Robots' Express Themselves by Changing Colour Like Octopuses

Well, this is adorable.
Jordan Pearson
3.4.16
videos

Why Do We Feel So Bad When Boston Dynamics' New Robot Falls Down?

I get knocked down, but I get up again.
Rachel Pick
2.24.16
Feelings

​Subtle Emotions Remain Elusive on Facebook

The new reactions are all pretty extreme, so we made some more nuanced ones.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
2.24.16
short circuit

You Can Now ‘Love’ or Be Angry At Facebook News Feed Stories

After several months of testing, Facebook Reactions lets users respond to News Feed stories with more emotions than a mere “Like.”
Nicholas Deleon
2.24.16
All in Your Head

Vampires in The Sheets: The Terrible, Anxious Dread of a Bed Bug Infestation

For some, there is no worse fear.
HG Watson
10.27.15
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