The Mary Sue


Things We Saw Today: This Sonic Tractor Beam Can Levitate Objects

The video above shows a real-life tractor beam -- well, sort of. A team of physicists built a device that can levitate objects using "acoustic holograms." Little teeny tiny speakers transmit sound waves at certain intensities, which cause a little ball to float around. Awesome.

Read More

Reward For Not Texting In A Theater? There’s An App For That.

Almost Totally Excellent

At a recent trip to the theater I was greeted with two things; one was a message from the chain asking us not to use our cellphones during the show, another was a paid advertisement that talked about texting during a movie as if it were ok. Needless to say, while I assume most people are against cell phone usage of any kind during a film, there are those out there who think it's ok. But a new app aims to reward customers for good behavior. Will it work? 

Read More

© 2017 The Mary Sue, LLC | About Us | Advertise | Subscription FAQ | Privacy | User Agreement | Disclaimer | Contact | RSS RSS
Dan Abrams, Founder

  1. Mediaite
  2. The Mary Sue
  3. RunwayRiot
  4. LawNewz
  5. Gossip Cop