Marcus Mosimann

12 Added | 1 Magazine | 24 Likes | 1 Following | @MarcusMosimann | Keep up with Marcus Mosimann on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Marcus Mosimann”

I spent two years traveling the world, and it completely changed my life

In August 2009 I took a one-way flight to Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, with the intention of learning how to teach English, getting a job, and tramping around Europe.<p>Little did I know that that decision would push me to East Asian megacities, the tallest mountains in the world, and …

Travel Photography

Video game developers are making a 3D virtual tour of the ghost town around Chernobyl

A Polish video game developer is creating a virtual reality experience where people can explore the nooks and crannies of the deserted nuclear city of Pripyat and other features of interest in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.<p>The Farm 51, based in Gliwice, Poland, is currently working on the video game …

Virtual Reality

Fallout 4 Is Not The Fallout Fans Fell In Love With

Last night, while wandering in <i>Fallout 4</i>, I heard something strange in the distance. A man on a megaphone was enthusiastically commentating a race. …

Peter Jackson Admits He Didn't Know What He Was Doing With The Hobbit

<i>Lord of the Rings</i> director Peter Jackson had three and a half years to prepare his telling of Tolkien's classic trilogy, but he didn't have the same luxury when he replaced <i>Pacific Rim</i> director Guillermo del Toro on <i>The Hobbit</i>.<p>The behind-the-scenes revelation in the <i>Battle of the Five Armies</i> DVD was …

Movies

Scientists Invent A Liquid With Holes In It

Unique porous fluid could suck up and lock away unwanted molecules<p>You've heard of holy water, but what about hole-y water?<p>In a paper published this week in <i>Nature,</i> researchers announced that they have developed a liquid with its molecules structured in such a way that they have 'holes' within the …

Chemistry

Five Great Gifts Made in Vancouver

Bring home a taste of the city with these local souvenirs.<p>Sure, you could purchase the usual bottle of maple syrup from a tourist shop as a memento …

Western Canada

Pluto’s Surface ​May Be Alive Thanks To Planetary Antifreeze

Could icy slush be driving the dwarf planet's geological activity?<p>After the New Horizons spacecraft zoomed past Pluto on July 14, scientists were stunned at what it sent back. Photos show the dwarf planet dotted with icy mountains and smooth plains of ice, suggesting the surface may be younger than …

Nintendo's PlayStation Shown Off, Actually Powers Up

When images of the fabled "Nintendo Play Station" console made the rounds over the summer, not everyone believed that the prototype console was actually real, but instead an elaborate hoax. It no longer seems that way, as the ultra-rare console--created as part of a failed partnership between …

Blizzard Looking to Revive These Classic Games

<b>[UPDATE]</b> Blizzard has provided the following statement to GameSpot on the matter.<p>"We need engineers to help maintain our legacy games. We have a history of maintaining our games for many years. Our earlier games are still played and enjoyed today, so we want to continue to maintain them for those …

Activision Blizzard

Will 'Friday the 13th' Change Horror Gaming Like It Changed The Horror Film?

With the official license, Gun Media will create a sandbox style slasher game based on the classic horror film<p>Horror games have been getting bigger and better in recent years, as titles like <i>Until Dawn</i> and even the independently produced <i>Five Nights at Freddy’s</i> have received much praise for treading …

Horror

Parts Of Antarctica's Ice Sheet Seem To Be Growing. No, Global Warming Is Not Over.

Some areas of the continent are gaining ice. What does it mean?<p>In a paper published in the <i>Journal of Glaciology</i>, scientists from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center found that between 1992 and 2001, Antarctica gained 112 billion tons of ice a year, and between 2003 and 2008, Antarctica gained 82 …

Global Warming