A detail of the infographic "Honey,
I’m working late and other stories:
The truth about phone calls"
Continue reading “When do lying humans lie the most?”
"The uncanny valley, a phrase coined by a Japanese researcher nearly three decades ago, describes that disquieting feeling that occurs when viewers look at representations designed to be as human-like as possible — whether computer animations or androids — but somehow fall short."
Continue reading “Monkeys, Like Humans, Also Creeped Out by the “Uncanny Valley””
Heads in a box
I wrote a post recently on Real Dolls, here>>. (And I just realized they should be "RealDolls" one word, not "Real Dolls" two words.) There must be a RealDoll meme in the air, because I discovered Zachary Canepari’s photography blog by accident, with still photos he’d taken inside the RealDoll factory. Continue reading “Dolls disguised as humans – more on the sexy and unsettling RealDolls”
Wax Department Store Mannequin (closeup)
These photographs of real-looking wax figures were part of The Secret Museum Exhibition by Joanna Ebenstein from the blog Morbid Anatomy. Continue reading “5 photos of fake wax humans (some cut open)”