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A new lab in London examines our relationship with technology

Most of us will admit we need a digital detox, but our fast-moving lives don't always allow for that. We still need to answer calls and respond to …

This Is Why Reading a Book Is Better For You Than Using a Kindle

ADVERTISEMENT<p>These days, Kindles and other digital book readers are seemingly everywhere you look, and Nielsen has reported that more than 222 …

Oculus Rift and HTC Vive buyers face shipping headaches

Your gleaming vision of a virtual reality future may have to wait a while. Both Oculus Rift and HTC Vive buyers are facing delays and other headaches that are preventing them from getting their VR headsets as quickly as expected. In the case of the Rift, Oculus is telling pre-order customers that …

Samsung Gear VR now works with the web's native VR format

Samsung's Gear VR already has a web browser, but it's now ready to browse the virtual reality experiences you find on the web, too. The company has introduced experimental support for WebVR that gives you full immersion when you visit supporting content using the headset. You'll have to enable it …

'Artificial gills' maker relaunches Indiegogo campaign amidst controversy

Last month, Triton, a start-up claiming to have created "artificial gills" that let divers breathe for up to 45 minutes underwater, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, and amassed nearly $1 million in funding. Three days ago, it fully refunded all of its backers, canceled that campaign, …

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3D projections turn trees into divinities

That is not a photoshop, it's the work of French photographer Clément Briend.<p>Shot for the series <i>Cambodian Trees</i>, the image was created by using multiple projectors to turn trees in Phnom Penh, Cambodia into light sculptures. Briend's 3D projections are created quite organically. He starts with an …

Rumored God of War concept art shows Kratos tackling Norse mythology

Is Kratos going after Thor?<p>The next God of War game may leave the pantheon of Greek gods behind and invade Norse mythology, if a large leak of concept art and other assets is any indication.<p>The leak, comprising dozens of environment and concept paintings, shows longtime protagonist Kratos — or a …

Play Your PS4 on Your PC Starting April 6 with PC Remote Play

The next evolution of Remote Play is here as Sony will allow you to stream your PS4 to your PC as part of the next update which hits the console on …

Consciousness Is Not Mysterious

It’s just the brain describing itself—to itself.<p>When Isaac Newton was 17 years old, he performed a series of experiments with prisms and light beams. Within weeks he discovered the scientific explanation for color, invented the reflecting telescope, proposed the particle theory of light, and …

Consciousness

How to exercise smarter

If you’re serious about your exercise plan, you need to smarten up.<p>Before you head to the gym, here are seven fascinating insights from science to help motivate you and get more from your exercise, plucked from the BBC Future archive:<p><b>1. Why exercise boosts IQ</b><p>Consider this: children who walk to …

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Parenting

'If the world ends in 2100, we’re probably OK'

Two scientists take the long view on climate change.<p>There’s a myopia in the climate discourse today.<p>“Everyone is focused on what happens by 2100. But that’s only 2 generations from today. It’s like: If the world ends in 2100 we’re probably OK!” says Professor Richard Zeebe of the University of …

Climate Change