This pill will permanently lower your IQ

Perhaps the advocates of human enhancement have it all wrong. Maybe we'd all be happier and considerably more content if we were stupider. The answer to our woes, it would seem, might come in the form of a pill that permanently lowers our IQ. » 3/20/13 4:00pm 3/20/13 4:00pm

Everyone Loves Juliet — And Mayhem Ensues

Oh, Lost, Lost, why must you toy with me? Last week so good, this week so dull. We did, however, learn that I am not the only person holding on to VHS technology past its prime. Ben's got his secret videotape stashed away in a safe — and he also got one of the evening's best lines. I chose today's clip not only out of… » 3/07/08 12:20pm 3/07/08 12:20pm

Tron's Creator Kvetsches Against The Machine

Downloading your brain into virtual reality is so 1982. Soul Code, the new movie from Tron writer/director Steve Lisberger, will be about backing up your memories instead. And unlike Tron's bouncy cyber-liberation theme, the collaboration with IGN diva Jessica Chobot will be a "cautionary tale" about technology,… » 12/31/07 8:30am 12/31/07 8:30am