Andre Rivero-Guevara

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This is the man bringing your favorite anime to virtual reality

You don’t realize the size of Totoro until you’re standing next to him. You have to tilt your head all the way back to look at his face when you’re close to his belly. He’s cute on the screen, but in person? The big lug is an intimidating presence.<p>I’m playing a virtual reality recreation of the bus …

Mark One 3D printer creates carbon fiber objects, costs $5,000

There's a new 3D printer in town, and unlike other models that use plastic, rubber or even chocolate, this one prints out objects using a far tougher material: carbon fiber. The printer, named Mark One, was designed by creator Gregory Mark as a way to reduce carbon fiber manufacturing costs. He …

Researchers create 'programmable' stem cells through stress

Making stem cells in the lab is typically a complicated process, and there isn't much variety in the results without resorting to foreign DNA. However, researchers at both Brigham and Women's Hospital and Japan's RIKEN may have found a way to easily create most any stem cell a doctor would need. …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: carbon fiber 3D printer, mollusk shell glass and a self-sustaining island

Wouldn't it be great if you could just snap your fingers and a pizza would appear? It might not be too far off: NASA recently funded a plan to build a 3D food printer for astronauts, and a new video shows the prototype in action. In other 3D printing news, Stratasys just unveiled the world's first …

The government wants our cars to 'talk' to each other

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) is throwing its weight behind vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication systems. After years of experimentation and a real-world trial in Ann Arbor, MI the government is (almost) ready to make peer-to-peer networking a required safety feature on all new cars. …

White House will host its first Maker Faire later this year

Many will tell you that Maker Faires inspire entrepreneurs, and the White House certainly agrees -- it wants to foster that inventive spirit across the US. Accordingly, it just unveiled plans to host the first-ever White House Maker Faire later in 2014. Details of the competition are coming later, …

Japanese companies testing 360-degree VR broadcasts for live events

All the fun of a live event, minus the spilled beer and bank-breaking ticket prices. That's what this team-up, from Japanese telecoms giant NTT and the company behind video network NicoNico Douga, is about. They have co-developed a 360-degree broadcast video system that aims to replicate live …

Iridium's satellite hotspot will get you online nearly anywhere on Earth

Globalstar's Sat-Fi won't be the only game in town for satellite hotspots. Iridium has unveiled the Iridium Go, a hotspot that lets up to five WiFi-equipped devices hop on the internet, send texts and make phone calls from just about anywhere on the planet. It's built for outdoor adventurers with …

Thief goes gold, new trailer gives the 101 on Garrett's arsenal

Square Enix shared a new trailer for its upcoming stealth adventure <i>Thief</i>today, detailing how Eidos Montreal's reboot takes advantage of Sony's PlayStation 4 hardware.<p>The video above shows how players can slink through the shadows to traverse the corrupt City. A bevy of specialized arrows are at …