Leon Block

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The NASA Playground That Takes Virtual Reality To a Whole New Level

We’ve seen how NASA recreates the vacuum of space right here on Earth, but what about the <i>gravity</i> of space? What about the forces of inertia? When …

Google leases Nasa airbase for robots, planes and space exploration

Search firm signs 60-year, $1.16bn lease to renovate three large hangars at a Nasa airfield outside of San Francisco including historic Hangar One<p>Google has leased a Nasa airfield in San Francisco, which includes three hangars capable of housing robotics research and space-exploration vehicles.<p>The …

More Hilarious Thrift Store Paintings Altered to Give Playful New Meanings

New York-based artist Dave Pollot uses all kinds of funny pop culture references to give playful new meanings to old thrift store paintings. We first featured his work back in February, where Star Wars ships and LEGO blocks made their way into vintage landscapes. Since then, the artist has produced …

Google Street View Glitches Become Beautiful Art

Google Street View isn't just for getting directions and looking at your childhood home anymore. Italian artist Emilio Vavarella has turned Google Street View into something beautiful.<p>As Wired first discovered, Vavarella's project "Report A Problem" consists of 100 screenshots of Google Street View …

First Look At Sketchfab: A Youtube For 3D Files

Sketchfab is a web service to publish, share and embed interactive 3D models in real-time. Put simply, the site is part of a growing network of online 3D software to enable artistes, designers, and lay users to design 3D models that can, subsequently, be crafted into objects using a 3D printer. …

Fitbit in push to lead the wearable tech boom

Silicon Valley maker of health gadgets plans major international marketing push in 2014<p>Fitbit, a Silicon Valley maker of health gadgets, is to mount a major international marketing push in 2014 in an attempt to establish itself at the forefront of the new growth sector of wearable technology.<p>The …

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