The Internet has lately been abuzz with news of Facebook’s recent acquisition of a virtual reality company called Oculus that has developed a nifty virtual reality (VR) device called the Rift that feeds high-resolution, position-sensitive images to the user.
In comments made after announcing the €2 billion dollar deal, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that his company will be actively seeking to develop the technology so that it will be useful for more practical activities besides gaming.
In this article we list some suggestions to Mr Zuckerberg about how VR could be used to help make our everyday life a bit easier.
Porsche took over the Forbidden City, Tai Miao on October 17th, to put on a spectacular display for one of the longest running production cars (and definitely the least changed car) in history, the Porsche 911. Check out this video; if you are a Porsche nut, you might even get a little emotional at the end.
Today’s batteries have remained basically unchanged for about 100 years. The same battery that is powering your über-cool smartphone is almost identical to the one that was kicking around back in the Great Depression.
Check out this mini-documentary about CERN's biggest particle detector, ATLAS. ATLAS is part of the Large Hadron Collider, a massive scientific instrument near Geneva, where it spans the border between Switzerland and France - all 300 feet underground.