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Oculus Touch redefines virtual control

This year's E3 saw Oculus Rift take a massive step towards final release, showing off the consumer model of the virtual reality headset and a …

Uber's business model under attack in California but drivers remain pessimistic

‘The company is rich and the drivers go back home with empty pockets’ says one ‘freelance’ operator as commission rules drivers are employees, not contractors<p>Shifera Sahilu thought Uber would be his passport to a better life in America. Instead, he said, the ride-sharing company almost ruined …

San Francisco

Zookeepers Are Hilariously Recreating Chris Pratt's Jurassic World Pose

In the wake of the movie <i>Jurassic World</i>‘s blockbuster opening, a new viral photo fad has been inspiring zookeepers everywhere. Before the movie was released, fans were able to get a glimpse of a scene that shows actor Chris Pratt attempting to fend off three dinosaurs inside an enclosure. Now, …

Jurassic World

NASA now has a humanoid robot working aboard the International Space Station

While we have not quite figured out interstellar travel yet, nor built any fully armed and operational off-Earth battle stations, we have gotten closer to the sci-fi trope of robots that can help out humans in space. NASA now has an award-winning robot on board the International Space Station.<p>The …

Space Exploration

Apple Store Stops Selling The Original iPad Mini

Apple’s original iPad mini, the only non-Retina iPad still on sale, was quietly removed from Apple’s online store last night, as noted by 9to5Mac. Comparing the iPad section of the store between this morning and yesterday reveals that the first-gen iPad mini has been dropped from the comparison …