ALL POSTS BY Stacey Szewczyk

Thync Relax: First-Of-A-Kind Wearable for Stress Relief

Washington Redskins cornerback Josh Norman introduces the prototype for Thync's second-generation stress-relieving wearable: Thync Relax. The neck-worn device works by signaling nerves along the back of the head to trigger the brain’s natural calming mechanism.

Gadgets July 27, 2016

3D Graphene Lab’s Dr. Daniel Stolyarov Is Engineering The Future Atom By Atom

As the sole manufacturer of graphene-enhanced printing materials, 3D Graphene Lab co-founder Daniel Stolyarov is at the forefront of a game-changer in the 3D printing industry.

Business Tech April 29, 2016

Wevr's New Transport Platform Opens Up Brave New World Of VR To Creators And Fans

Game developer Tyler Hurd, who created a reactive VR music video experience around Future Islands’ synthpop ditty 'Old Friend' for the HTC Vive, is one of a new wave of digital artists who are being tapped to expand the content side of the VR market.

Wearable Tech April 25, 2016

'S.E.N.S.' Is First-Ever Graphic Novel To Get VR Treatment

French game developer Red Corner has developed a VR game based on comics artist Marc-Antoine Mathieu’s 'S.E.N.S.,' a popular graphic novel set in a shape-shifting monochrome landscape in which the only rule is to follow the arrows.

Wearable Tech April 15, 2016

Tasting The Future Of Food At Brooklyn's MOFAD Lab

The Williamsburg-based Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD Lab) is part-Smithsonian Institution, part-Wonka Chocolate Factory: the world’s first large-scale museum with exhibits you can eat.

Science April 12, 2016

Douglas Rushkoff On 'Throwing Rocks At The Google Bus: How Growth Became The Enemy of Prosperity'

Douglas Rushkoff talks about his latest book and why, in a digital age, reprogramming to create greater value beats rock throwing.

Movies/TV Shows March 15, 2016

A Peek Inside The World Of Adult Coloring Books

Adult coloring books have been steadily growing in popularity among online shoppers who often wait weeks for sold-out bestsellers featuring intricate designs of mandalas, gardens and scenes from hit movies and TV shows.

Arts & Culture January 20, 2016

Comics Historian Rand Hoppe Makes His Case For A Jack Kirby Museum On NYC's Lower East Side

The Jack Kirby Museum is currently situated online and consists of an extensive digital archive of original works drawn from private collectors and the Kirby family.

Arts & Culture January 5, 2016

Biohacking The Future Of New York City With Terreform ONE

Terreform ONE is a Brooklyn-based design studio that's using design-thinking to reinvent the wheel.

FUTURE TECH December 29, 2015

Far-Out Gifts For Fanatical Fans From NYC's Forbidden Planet

Valentine Chhann, Toy buyer for Forbidden Planet NYC, offers five sure-fire gift picks for pop-culture vultures.

Arts & Culture December 17, 2015

Dipping Into New York's Waterways In The World's First Floating, Self-Filtering Pool

Architect Dong-Ping Wong is preparing to launch the world's first floating, self-filtering pool on New York's waterways.

December 16, 2015

Robotic Church Founder Chico MacMurtrie And The Giant Inflatable Bridge He's Making For Super Bowl 50

Renowned for his large-scale, performing robotic installations, sculptor Chico MacMurtrie is currently working on an inflatable 60-foot bridge slated to debut at Super Bowl 50.

FUTURE TECH November 26, 2015

Inside the Market for Plush Toy Organs With I Heart Guts

Wendy Bryan is not your average mother of three. By her own description, she's a gut wrangler. Her company, I Heart Guts, makes plush toy internal organs.

Arts & Culture October 29, 2015

Tawnie Bow Poised Atop A Growing Market For Cosplay Wigs

Tanya Mangiafico of Tawnie Bow Studios is at the helm of a growing wig business catering to cosplayers, fans who dress like comics and anime characters at conventions and other events.

Arts & Culture October 27, 2015

Thrift Store Shopping With An Expert Cosplayer

Cosplayer Tea Berry-Blue combs through the thrift shops of Greenwich Village for definitive costume pieces.

Movies/TV Shows October 23, 2015

Bang A Gong: Interview With Gamelatron Project Creator Aaron Taylor Kuffner

Aaron Taylor Kuffner, the artist behind the Gamelatron Project, creates robotic Indonesian gamelans that perform in museums, private galleries and urban spaces, where they create transformational soundscapes.

FUTURE TECH October 7, 2015

ALLie 720-Degree Camera Kills Selfie, Turns Lens On Self

The ALLie Home camera captures and livestreams 720-degree (360 x 360) HD video that can be viewed via smartphone, tablet and virtual reality headset.

Gadgets October 2, 2015

Dr. Sabine Seymour Has Designs On Your Dumb Clothes

SoftSpot is a new system of fabric-printed sensors that fashion-tech expert Sabine Seymour believes can revolutionize the way we wear our clothes.

Wearable Tech October 2, 2015

Timbersled Rolls Out New Line Of Dirt-To-Snow Bike Conversion Kits

Timbersled has rolled out it’s 2016 line of dirt-to-snow bike conversion kits across the U.S. and Canada, increasing options for the popular winter powersport.

Gadgets October 1, 2015

Eben Upton Serves Up Two New Helpings Of Raspberry Pi At World Maker Faire New York

Raspberry Pi scored two major hits at this year's World Maker Faire New York among young fans who strained to get their hands on the company's new 7" touch screens and Sense HAT sensor-laden add-on.

Gadgets September 29, 2015

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