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Exactly how to get what you want out of your relationship

Whether you’ve been in a relationship for two years or two decades, figuring out how to get what you want from your partner can be tricky. And that’s …

Social Media

Lightform lets you design in augmented reality!

A camera, a projector, and some incredible engineering come together to make an AR experience that literally drops jaws. The Lightform is a device …

Augmented Reality

High-resolution Varjo headset seamlessly blends virtual and real worlds

The virtual world is indistinguishable from reality in the devices of Finnish company Varjo, which has demonstrated a mixed-reality headset with …

Augmented Reality

Niantic shows off a stunning AR demo that lets Pikachu hide behind real-world objects

Niantic

Meet the AR startup that wants to give live theater an augmented makeover

Sasha Kreindlin, CEO of ARShow, hopes augmented reality is the next stage frontier. Will stage-loving audiences buy it?<p>Theater artist Sasha Kreindlin spent about 15 years of his career doing video projections for stage productions, but he always felt like he didn’t get involved in that particular …

Augmented Reality

Scientists built a transforming flying robot dragon

There’s plenty to be scared of in 2018. If nightmares of being chased down by Boston Dynamics’ robot dogs weren’t enough, here’s a new fresh horror: robot dragons.<p>Scientists from the University of Tokyo synced four thrusters together to create a serpentine, floating aircraft called DRAGON. The …

Robotics

Copenhagenize your city: the case for urban cycling in 12 graphs

Danish-Canadian urban designer Mikael Colville-Andersen busts some common myths and shows how the bicycle has the potential to transform cities around the world

Myths

4 Surprising Side Effects of Electric Autonomous Vehicles

Electric autonomous vehicles are expected to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, traffic congestion, parking demand, insurance costs and traffic fatalities. They’ll eliminate the 90 percent of traffic accidents attributed to human error.<p>Those effects are well celebrated. But they will …

Autonomous Vehicle

This hidden Apple Watch stat tells you whether to exercise or rest

Imagine if your Apple Watch could tell you which days were best for you to do a workout, and what kind of workout you should do. Well it can, sort of, thanks to a hidden feature that few people have yet discovered or know how to use.<p>Heart rate variability, or HRV, is a new metric that reveals your …

News: Looney Tunes Antics Jump from Screen to Real World with Augmented Reality Experiment

Even in augmented reality, Wile E. Coyote still can't catch the Road Runner.<p>The latest AR experiment from developer Abhishek Singh brings the classic …

Visualizing the Uncertainty in Data

Data is an abstraction, and it's impossible to encapsulate everything it represents in real life. So there is uncertainty. Here are ways to visualize …

How The Humble Bicycle Can Save Our Cities

Copenhagenize offers a blueprint for how cities can welcome the bicycle–and all the positive outcomes that being a biking-centric city brings.<p>Mikael Colville-Andersen rides his bike everywhere in Copenhagen, but he would never introduce himself as a cyclist. “I’m just one of the 400,000 people …

Bike Lanes

News: Fantasmo Wants to Map the World & Its Buildings in 3D with Your Smartphone's Camera

Another AR cloud savior has emerged this week in Fantasmo, a startup that wants to turn anyone with a smartphone into a cartographer for spatial maps.<p>…

Dan Savage eviscerates gay Republican who complains he can’t get laid

Dan Savage — Photo: Rachel Robinson<p>“Sensible, self-respecting gay men don’t wanna fuck you because you did real and lasting harm to millions of your …

DOJ charges 11 possible caravan members with illegally entering the US

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Department of Justice on Monday filed complaints against 11 individuals believed to be members of the Central American migrant caravan, accusing them of illegally entering the United States.<p>After a month-long journey by bus, train and on foot, about 100 migrants arrived at the San …

Immigration

Der Kapitalismus geht zugrunde

Was kann uns Karl Marx heute noch sagen? Vor allem dass es sich lohnt, mit offenen Augen durch die Welt zu gehen. Denn der Kapitalismus scheint …

Ohrfeige zum Abschied

In den USA bediente Macron die Schwäche Trumps für Schmeicheleien. Die Zuneigung nutzte er dann, um systematisch die Politik des US-Präsidenten …

How to Become a Digital Nomad

Dear friend,If you’ve ever dreamed of living on the road and making a living from your passion, this essay and guide is for you.First of all, I want …

Inside Sumerian, Amazon's Big Bet on Augmented and Virtual Reality

PCMag got an exclusive look at Amazon's new 3D development platform for building AR/VR apps, which feature walking, talking AI-infused characters …

Augmented Reality

World’s Capital Cities To Gain Augmented Reality Layer Through ‘Digital Land’

<b>An established team of augmented reality (AR) developers are planning to “unite physical and virtual worlds” by creating Digital Land that can be</b> …

"Meine Mutter sagte zu mir: Vergiss nicht die geheimen Räume, bevor du gehst!"

Nachdem meine Eltern Johnny und June Carter Cash vor fünfzehn Jahren verstorben waren, stellte sich die Frage, was mit ihrem Wohnhaus geschehen soll. …

Bloß nicht mehr als ein Bier pro Tag!

Freuen Sie sich schon, endlich wieder mit Freunden abends draußen was trinken zu gehen? Falls ja, sollten Sie die wärmeren und helleren Abende …

Gesundheit

Ancient Saudi Ruins to Open Up to Tourism: Pictures

Alfred Hitchcock Was A VR Pioneer

Over 60 years ago, one of Hollywood’s most successful directors was exploring storytelling in virtual reality. He just didn’t know that’s what he was doing.<p>Most people know Alfred Hitchcock as Hollywood’s Master of Suspense. Fewer people know that Hitchcock was also a life-long innovator who …

Some recent flower stuffs https://t.co/Z5elVS6Jj2

By the way, Mayumi Miyawaki's Blue Box House (Tokyo, 1971), is an all-time favorite. #brutalist #architecture #japan https://t.co/9fK79C8PDS

"Der Kluge sucht die Offensive"

Der Grünen-Vorsitzende erklärt, wie er mit Provokationen der AfD umgehen will, wie eine neue Sozialpolitik aussehen könnte und warum Heimat mehr ist …

These 15 Photos From Smithsonian Magazine's Photo Contest Will Take Your Breath Away, Guaranteed

<b>Smithsonian</b> magazine recently released the finalists of its 15th Annual Photo Contest, and each and every one is absolutely stunning. Among the 48,000 submissions from photographers across 155 countries and locations around the world, 60 stand-out images made it to the last round of selections. …

Nature Photography

Tokyo to build world's tallest timber tower

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Tokyo skyscraper is set to become the world's tallest wooden building. Japanese company Sumitomo Forestry says its 1,148-feet-tall timber tower will be completed in 2041, to mark the 350th anniversary of the business that year. The W350 tower will cost an estimated 600 billion yen ($5.6 …

Skyscrapers

The UX of AI

Using Google Clips to understand how a human-centered design process elevates artificial intelligence