We're getting closer to the feelies!!

In Huxley's Brave New World, you didn't just go to the movies, you went to the feelies. It's entertainment that stimulates your senses - sight, sound AND touch. That's what your movie theater might be like this summer - if you're in one of the 70 theaters around the world that have these fun chairs. D-Box Technologies Inc. has a movie theater chair that moves you when you watch a movie: "Motions range from being pitched forward, backward and side to side, to experiencing a momentary freefall when a character, say, leaps off a cliff. Seat-side controls let squeamish viewers dial down the intensity level of the experience--which on the highest setting can reach up to two times the acceleration caused by gravity." Course, you'll have to shell out a little more money than usual to sit in a seat that can move twice the speed of gravity.

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