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Oculus’ New $99 Samsung Gear VR Makes Serious Virtual Reality Affordable

At half the price of its last mobile VR headset, the new $99 Oculus-made Samsung Gear VR is cheap enough to unlock virtual reality for the mainstream. Revealed today at the Oculus Connect conference, it works with the whole 2015 line of Samsung Smartphones including the Note 5, S6, S6 Edge, and S6 …

Prepare to be Terminated: Russia readies first robot tank, shows off Armata at arms expo

Russia’s military says it is ready to start producing a fully autonomous armored combat system to operate on the battlefield with only remote control …

NASA Created A Material That Can Heal Itself In Less Than A Second From Hurtling Space Debris

Scientists at NASA’s Langley Research Center are studying new materials that can self-heal in seconds under extreme temperatures and from flying space junk.<p>The research is a combination of work from a student on fellowship at NASA from the University of Michigan and nearly a decade-and-a-half of …

Transhumanists are on a quest to discover eternal life. Is the citizen science they use the future of technology?

Immortality aside, DIY "bio-hacking" could provide solutions to everyday problems, despite the risks involved<p>For the last week I’ve been travelling around California and Nevada on a 40 foot, 1978 bus that’s designed to look like a massive coffin, with the words "Immortality Bus" painted down both …

Singularity

5 Reasons Why An International Space Station Should Really Orbit The Moon

If the $100 billion International Space Station (ISS) had been constructed to orbit our Moon instead of Earth, prospects for the U.S.’ human spaceflight program would arguably be much brighter than today.<p>Here are a few reasons why:<p><b>An International Lunar Space Station (ILSS) would have guaranteed</b> …

Space Exploration

First look inside the SpaceX Dragon's luxury interior

Footage shows the inside of the new couture spacecraft designed to take humans into space in style and comfort<p>Ever dreamed of going into space? The SpaceX Dragon could be about to make your dreams come true, and in such style too.<p>The Dragon made history in 2012 when it became the first commercial …

Space Exploration

7 Dangerous Myths About Depression in Men

There were over 41,000 deaths from completed suicide in 2013 with males accounting for nearly 80 percent of fatalities. In addition to the individual loss of life, the emotional and psychological costs to family members, friends and entire communities are enormous. Despite the apparent need for …

How to conduct yourself as a leader

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab.<p>As an extrovert, Karl has to learn to put on his "game face" …

How to know your style of leadership?

You might be the company’s biggest maker of rain. You may be a brilliant strategy maker. You might be exceeding the performance goals for your unit …

Leadership

11 interesting digital marketing stats from this week

Only 17% of brands have the ability to fully analyse the customer journeyA new Econsultancy report in partnership with Adobe found that companies are …

Fish diet could help to keep depression at bay

Consuming diet that is high in fish could be easy way of preventing symptoms of depression, as survey finds it lowers risk by up to a fifth<p>Eating a portion of fish a day could ward off depression, scientists believe.<p>Studies involving more than 150,000 people found that a high fish diet lowers the …