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Oculus is bringing its Rift and Go VR headsets to classrooms around the world

To better understand virtual reality’s role in education<p>Although virtual reality may be experiencing slow adoption in the consumer market, one area where it seems to have truly untapped potential is in the classroom where virtual worlds could help students visualize and learn about history, …

Virtual Reality

Calgary hospital first in Canada to use virtual reality to treat pain

Rockeyview General Hospital in Calgary, Alberta is the first hospital in Canada to use virtual reality as part of its treatment process.An anonymous …

Virtual Reality

The World's First Human Head Transplant Has Been Successfully Carried Out

Medical science has changed the face of the planet - increasing life expectancy and improving people's quality of life. It's only 2017, but in this …

Banksy's world caught on camera

Barry Cawston's latest project has brought him a step closer to the world's most mysterious street artist. Rachel Stewart spoke to the British …

This Glass Could Turn Our Homes, Cars, And Screens Into Power Plants

Scientists have turned transparent glass into a temperature-activated material that can block sunlight and generate electricity.<p>You’ve probably seen conductive windows that can shade you from sunlight at the click of a button. Now, researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory are …

Clean Energy

Veteran Street Artists Dalek and Buff Monster Team Up For Spaced Out Exhibit in NYC’s Lower East Side

<i>A collaborative 3-D mural inside GR Gallery. Image via Dana Dynamite</i><p>Veteran street artists Buff Monster and James Marshall (aka Dalek) joined their …

This amazing 'Swiss Army' tiny house has furniture folded inside its walls

Making tiny spaces livable is a complex process, but innovative space-saving features can yield amazing results. Italian architect Leonardo Di Chiara …

Infinitely incredible!

Infiniti is always surprising us with features we can’t even see! And let me tell you this, the Infiniti Q Inspiration is doing exactly that – hiding …

Insanely Talented tattoo Artist Creates the Most Realistic Portrait Tattoos You’ve Ever Seen

At just 30-years-old, Karol Rybakowski is already one of the biggest names in the world of tattoos, and looking at some of his works, it’s pretty …

Can apple cider vinegar help you kick your sugar cravings?

It’s no wonder tons of celebs and wellness gurus (and pretty much everyone else) have been incorporating apple cider vinegar into their health and …

The head of Facebook’s AI research is stepping into a new role as it shakes up management

Facebook has replaced the man Mark Zuckerberg recruited to run its artificial intelligence research, filling the role with an outsider who will take a bigger role at the company as it puts more AI into its News Feed and other products.<p>Yann LeCun, who founded Facebook’s AI Research lab (FAIR) in …

DJI’s Mavic Air Drone uses more than a dozen sensors to keep it from crashing

Cameras, IR sensors, gyroscopes, and more help prevent you from smashing this aircraft.<p>There’s a real sense of accomplishment that comes from learning how to nimbly pilot a drone. Unfortunately, that’s also frequently accompanied by a nervous anxiety stemming from the potential for your pricy …

Football Player’s Vertical Leap Technique Makes Him Look Like He’s Floating

It can sometimes feel like athletes are super human — they’re bigger, stronger, and faster than most of us, and they don’t even have actual super …

6 Things to Know About the Electric Tesla Semi Truck

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, unveiled a truly striking, potentially game-changing semi tractor at a glitzy event on Thursday, November 17th, that …

Trucking

Wedge-shaped tiny house offers a compact home for two

Many of the tiny houses we cover are on the larger side and suitable for families, but those wanting a compact model to fit just a couple of people …

Man drinks six pack of beer with leaf blower in 40 seconds because this is MURICA

Never shotgun a beer ever again. From now on, only leaf blow them.<p>I mean, don’t really — that’s a ridiculous suggestion.<p>But it actually works. The LA …

Power Tools

This 1935 Car of the Future Had Huge Spheres Instead of Wheels

Between flying cars and three-wheeled cars, the period between World War I and World War II had some interesting ideas for the future of automobiles. …

How the 20/10 Rule Will Change the Way You Clean

So, what should you do instead?<p>The solution is what Hoffman calls 20/10s—as in every time you clean, you should spend 20 minutes cleaning, then take …

The Verge on Twitter: "Honda needs to make this cute Sports EV concept https://t.co/ZXDdmsti8a… "

Introducing Neom, the 500 billion-dollar, ultra-high tech future megacity of Saudi Arabia

This bold new vision comes with a startling and unequivocal message from Saudi Arabia's next king to its ultra-conservative Wahhabi clerics: "We are …

Yamaha's autonomous Motobot can't beat Valentino Rossi... yet

Yamaha has been hard at work on its autonomous Motobot racing bike since 2015, and this year, the company was confident enough to pit its creation against one of the best riders around.<p>Yamaha's Motobot goals for 2017 are twofold: Achieve a straight-line speed of 200 kph (124 mph) and beat Valentino …

7 Apple Cider Vinegar Facts To Know Before You Drink It

Losing weight the healthy way usually comes down to eating a healthy and balanced diet and incorporating calorie- and fat-burning workouts into your …

A 3D Zebra Stripe Crosswalk Appears in Iceland | Colossal

<p>The quiet fishing town of Ísafjörður, Iceland now has one of the snazzier pedestrian crosswalks you’re likely to encounter: a traditional set of …

Wireless charging will make drones always ready to fly

A landing pad will charge nearly any drone with just a few modifications.<p>Drones are great until you realize running all those propellers, a camera, GPS and other assorted technology bits are a real drain on the battery. If you're just using one for images it's not too big of a deal. But if you're …

Drones

Carvon EXO Affordable 38mph Electric Skateboard

Carvon Skates have created a new electric skateboard which is both affordable and powerful thanks to the inclusion of the company’s innovative …

Mutsuko Soma’s Handmade Soba Restaurant Brings Good Luck to Fremont

Mutsuko Soma’s highly anticipated handmade soba restaurant, <b>Kamonegi</b>, is set to serve its first customers on Friday, October 13 in Fremont. The former chef of Miyabi 45th has taken over the original Art of the Table space at 1054 North 39th St. (left vacant by a relocation) and crowdfunded her way …

Smokeshow nurse eats like a caveman while saving lives

Meet the world’s hottest nurse — Instagram star Lauren Drain.<p>The gorgeous 31-year-old started her career in health care at the age of 16 and has been …

Resistant Starch May Speed Weight Loss and Improve Health

Good news for carb lovers: There’s reason not to shun carbohydrates—even some you may not think of as healthy.<p>That’s because certain foods provide …

Nutrition

Oculus announces new $199 self-contained VR headset called Oculus Go, shipping in 2018

Oculus is announcing a new standalone VR headset that will sit in the middle of its lineup between the mobile Gear VR and high-end Oculus Rift, called Oculus Go. Oculus Go will ship early next year for $199, not too much more than the $129 Gear VR and significantly less than the $499 Rift. It’s …