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Virtual reality helps Germany catch last Nazi war criminals

Lack of knowledge no longer an excuse as precise 3D model of Auschwitz, showing gas chambers and crematoria, helps address atrocities<p>German prosecutors and police have developed 3D technology to help them catch the last living Nazi war criminals with a highly precise model of Auschwitz.<p>The virtual …

Virtual Reality

Robbie Williams just recounted the most WTF sex story on The Graham Norton Show involving a crazed fan and a feather duster

Robbie Williams just told the most WTF sex story you’ll hear today.<p>In your time you’ve probably heard numerous celebs tell tales of crazy fan antics, …

Oculus buying 'virtual hands' tech is cool but we still don't know how many people really want VR

Facebook’s Oculus VR has bought Pebbles Interfaces – an Israeli company behind some impressive 3D hand-sensing technology.<p>Pebbles Interfaces has spent five years working on a way to make human interactions with devices like the Oculus headset intuitive and an extension of human behaviour. Its …

New Pluto Photos Show A Wind-Streaked Planet Smudged With Hydrocarbon Soot

NASA’s New Horizons Pluto flyby is revealing a surface partially rich in carbon monoxide ice; likely streaked in hydrocarbon soot; and a nitrogen-dominated atmosphere that is both sluggish and escaping at an alarming rate. During a Friday afternoon EDT press conference at NASA Headquarters, the New …

Google Play Books for Android gets improved recommendations

Google has updated its Play Books app for Android with some neat changes to the interface as well as a new way to get suggestions for what to read next.<p>The revamped Read Now screen displays your recently read books in a horizontal carousel, along with progress bars to indicate how much you’ve read. …

The Turing Phone is the craziest Android device you'll see this year

That "era" is one in which companies make security, encryption, and safeguarding your data their top priority. "Consumers shouldn't have to worry," Chao says. But so far, even after the Snowden disclosures, most consumers still aren't in the mindset where they'd seek this kind of thing out. The …

Alan Turing

What does a pentaquark mean for you?

Almost - but not quite - buried on the icy plains of Pluto this week, the Large Hadron Collider revealed a completely new type of particle. What does that tell us?<p>Perhaps the first thing it tells us is that scientists at CERN are more focused on their results than on the attendant publicity, …

Physics