Link About It: This Week’s Picks

A new species of whale discovered, making VR more real, a poop-themed cafe and more in our look around the web

1. Depressing News About Alcohol Bad news for wine enthusiasts and cocktail experts: alcohol has been directly linked to several types of cancer in a new study published in “Addiction.” More than liver cancer (which, of course, most people already associate with alcohol) the results of the study showed booze can contribute to “the development of seven types of cancer, including that of the breast …

Making VR More Real

From full-body controllers to moving platforms, the world of VR continues to grow beyond that of goggles and head tilts. Mazekine has compiled a list of five ways to shake up virtual reality—sometimes quite literally—and encourages people to do so at home. Adding temperature changes or “tactile transducers” for motion are just a couple options when it comes to bolstering a virtual world. And as …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Ridiculously luxurious dining experiences, art heists gone awry, design lessons from K-popp and more in our look around the web

1. Cambodia Bans Tourists in Inappropriate Clothing From Angkor Considering how easy it is to respect a country’s culture, it’s wild to think that in 2016, Cambodia’s Apsara authority has had to ban tourists wearing inappropriate clothing from Angkor. The remarkably beautiful and historically rich place calls for visitors to cover their arms (to the elbow) and legs (below the knees) as a mark of …