ASMR and ‘head orgasms’: what’s the science behind it? | Pete Etchells

Pete Etchells: Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response is the technical term for what some call head orgasms, or brain tingles. But what is the state of scientific research behind the sensation? Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, or ASMR, is a curious phenomenon. Those who experience it often characterise it as a tingling sensation in the back of…

There’s a search for a fifth meat- and 19 other things podcasts taught us in 2016

Whether its asking what happens when you watch Sexuality and the City 2 more than 50 days or which Oscar has won an Oscar, theres no question a podcast somewhere hasnt answered 1 Richard Ayoade used a ThunderCats duvet cover until he was in his late 20 s Where we learned it The Adam Buxton…

Trump poised to sign away privacy protections for internet users

President to approve law killing rules meant to prevent internet service providers from selling consumers web browsing and app storage histories to advertisers President Donald Trump was expected to sign legislation on Wednesday allowing internet service providers to sell the browsing habits of their customers. The move, which critics charge will fundamentally undermine customer privacy,…

There’s a search for a fifth meat- and 19 other things podcasts taught us in 2016

Whether its asking what happens when you watch Sex and the City 2 more than 50 times or which Oscar has won an Oscar, theres no question a podcast somewhere hasnt answered 1 Richard Ayoade employed a ThunderCats duvet cover until he was in his late 20 s Where we learned it The Adam Buxton…

MI5 chief: Kremlin is ‘chief protagonist’ in campaign to undermine west

Andrew Parker accuses Russian nation of interfering in elections, cyber-attacks, disinformation and criminal thuggery The Russian government is the” chief protagonist” in a campaign aimed at undermining western democracies, the head of the UK intelligence agency MI5, Andrew Parker, has said. Speaking in Berlin on Monday, Parker listed a series of what he referred to…

There’s a search for a fifth meat- and 19 other things podcasts taught us in 2016

Whether its asking what happens when you watch Sex and the City 2 more than 50 periods or which Oscar has won an Oscar, theres no question a podcast somewhere hasnt answered 1 Richard Ayoade used a ThunderCats duvet cover until he was in his late 20 s Where we learned it The Adam Buxton…

There’s a search for a fifth meat- and 19 other things podcasts taught us in 2016

Whether its asking what happens when you watch Sexuality and the City 2 more than 50 times or which Oscar has won an Oscar, theres no question a podcast somewhere hasnt answered 1 Richard Ayoade utilized a ThunderCats duvet cover until he was in his late 20 s Where we learned it The Adam Buxton…

Online abuse: how different countries deal with it

Nations worldwide are struggling to address issues such as harassment, libel or retaliation pornography Online abuse is rife on social media and other sites across the globe but countries are attempting to deal with it in very different ways. As part the Protector Web we want series investigating the dark side of the internet –…

There’s a search for a fifth meat- and 19 other things podcasts taught us in 2016

Whether its asking what happens when you watch Sexuality and the City 2 more than 50 periods or which Oscar has won an Oscar, theres no question a podcast somewhere hasnt answered 1 Richard Ayoade utilized a ThunderCats duvet cover until he was in his late 20 s Where we learned it The Adam Buxton…