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Author: Zara Stone

Zara Stone is a freelance journalist covering technology, culture, and everything in between. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and VICE.

On Utah baby names, virtual YouTubers, and another strange thing Brandon Fugal’s

On Utah’s Dungeons & Dragons craze, metaverse-based summer camps for kids, and

On parent-approved cellphones, geofenced natural wonders, and other strange tech.

On smart toilet seats, Utah’s claim to toilet fame, and…biomarker mapping toilets?

On AlphaCon, biking the ski slopes, and golden ideas (literally).

On apps that pressure you to tip, electrode-laden headphones, and baby monitoring

On stolen package revenge, post-vasectomy lab startups, and more strange tech in

On VR base jumping, caffeine-less cafés, and the Stretch Armstrong of foam

On virtual weddings, canned sandwiches, and military sims.

On bulletproof fashion, family-friendly audio content, and LEGO guns.

On “Sillycon Slopes” memes and trying to get employees back to the

On almost having digital drivers licenses, lie detector tests for your bottom,

On trekking poles that double as water filtration systems, robot servers at

On budget airlines, bluetooth-enabled shoes for horses, and trackable bullets.

On ghost-radar apps, “GIF your grandmother” tools, and tattle-telling on illegal poachers.