Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Photographing the Milky Way, using lava as a building material, studying alien signals and more from around the web

New Study Sheds Light on 45-Year-Old Alien Signal Mystery On 15 August 1977 at 10:16PM EST, Ohio State University’s Big Ear radio telescope scanned the Sagittarius constellation and detected a signal that was 20 times stronger than average, background emissions. When astronomer Jerry Ehman reviewed the findings the next morning, he wrote “Wow!” next to it, unknowingly naming the signal and its subsequent mystery. Since …

CRAVE’s New Collection Merges Sex Positivity and Jewelry

From necklaces that double as pleasure objects to the world’s first crowd-funded vibrator, CRAVE creates luxury products that champion erotic pleasure and self-expression. The company continues this ethos with their ICON and ID Cuffs, funding on Kickstarter now. Part bracelet and part handcuff, these pieces are a subtle yet stylish way to embrace pleasure. The ICON, made with genuine leather straps and stainless steel hardware, …

F1s SenSonic Sex-Tech Console + Developer Kit

LELO’s latest high-tech masturbation sleeve, the F1s, might look like a simple cylinder but that minimal design masks unmatched capabilities in the sex-tech sector. The handheld console itself provides intensity controls for its sonic waves, pleasure grooves on the silicone sleeve for additional sensation, and numerous performance sensors—but it also comes with a dedicated developer kit than enables tinkering and customization within the paired LELO …