Hear and Now: The Pavlok, Paranoia and Persistent Drones

Allison Loudermilk

Hear and Now: The Pavlok, Paranoia and Persistent Drones HowStuffWorks
Hear and Now: The Pavlok, Paranoia and Persistent Drones HowStuffWorks

Welcome to the fourth episode of our brand-spanking-new HowStuffWorks podcast called HowStuffWorks Now.

Each week, the staff here will be taking you through a couple of crazy news stories that caught our eye, with Lauren Vogelbaum leading the way. Think of it as your weekly dose of awesome stories with a lot less scrolling and a lot more listening.

This week Christian Sager investigates a new behavioral modification wearable called the Pavlok that zaps you in an effort to break your bad habit. Jonathan Strickland buzzes around some drone rumors involving Disney and the legality of shooting nosy drones out of the sky, and Robert Lamb tackles how Oxford University researchers used virtual reality to treat people with paranoia in a recent small but successful study.

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