Christina Dampier

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Prepare yourself — the PlayStation 4 virtual reality headset will be expensive

Virtual reality is <i>expensive</i>, y'all.<p>Facebook's Oculus Rift?<p>That'll be $600, please.<p>HTC and Valve's Vive?<p>That'll be $800, please.<p>This stuff is, in fairness, the bleeding edge of high-end virtual reality. So after dropping north of five hundred big ones on just the headset, you'll need a bleeding edge …

Major source of methanol in the ocean identified

As one of the most abundant organic compounds on the planet, methanol occurs naturally in the environment as plants release it as they grow and …

GMO labels feed fears: Our view

If there's no danger, why mandate disclosure?<p>Forcing companies to label genetically modified foods sounds simple enough. Don’t consumers have a right to know what they're eating?<p>Like a lot of seemingly straightforward ideas these days, though, this one is anything but. Mandatory labeling — set to …

Agriculture

These lamps were designed to grow plants in windowless spaces

This is Emilia Lucht and Arne Sebrantke of German design studio We Love Eames, and they wanted to create a lamp that would allow greenery to grow in …

Surprise! Pumping water onto Antarctica to prevent sea level rise is a bad idea

Here’s a crazy idea: Let’s pump massive amounts of ocean water onto the surface of Antarctica, where it’ll freeze and save scores of coastal …

Global Warming