This VR game helps you overcome your fear of spiders

July 29th, 2016|

Watching someone stumble about while wearing an Oculus Rift is hilarious to those not partaking in the VR experience. Speaking of not partaking in virtual reality, we most definitely will not be signing up for this new game.

Produced by Netherlands VR company IgnisVR, the game, entitled Arachnophobia, was designed to help people overcome their fear of spiders.

It’s […]

Mother of OCD Retro Gaming

February 24th, 2016|

The world of video game collecting is extraordinarily vast and ever-expanding. Tens of thousands of collectible gaming-related products are released every year, while a good number of those from years past have grown in value.

HTC RE Vive: Steam-powered virtual reality set from Valve announced

March 5th, 2015|

The HTC Vive, or Re Vive as it is also known, has very much been the curveball of this year’s Game Developers Conference. Essentially a PC peripheral for Steam games, it will bring high-quality VR gaming to computers, with Valve’s movement-tracking tech Lighthouse allowing wearers to move around in reality as well as in the […]

Perfect cubes of pyrite formed naturally.

January 17th, 2015|

An iron sulfide mineral, Pyrite is commonly found around the world in a variety of geological formations, from sedimentary deposits to hydrothermal veins, and as a constituent of metamorphic rocks. It forms in masses, stalactites, grains, globes, striated cubes or twelve-sided pentagonal dodecahedral crystals. It also forms as flat, radial disks called “suns” or “dollars.” […]

Discovery of DNA celebration on the streets

January 11th, 2015|

By wearing different colored hats, over 2,600 employees at Genentech celebrated the 60th anniversary of the discovery of DNA

This man-made leaf could help us breathe in space.

January 9th, 2015|

Royal College of Art graduate Julian Melchiorri has created the first man-made, biologically functional leaf that takes in carbon dioxide, water, and light and releases oxygen. The leaf consists of chloroplasts — the part of a plant cell where photosynthesis happens — suspended in body made of silk protein.

“This material has an amazing property of […]

Nike plans to launch “Back to the Future” shoes in 2015

January 9th, 2015|

Described as the “greatest shoe never made” by Nike CEO Mark Parker, the high-top designs that feature in the 1989 time-travel film are equipped with “power laces”, which tighten on their own when feet are placed inside.

Nike filed a US Patent for self-lacing shoes in July 2014, featuring motorised rollers embedded in the soles. These would […]

NASA made travel posters for real exoplanets, and they’re superb

January 9th, 2015|

NASA’s Kepler telescope is still discovering new, distant exoplanets in our corner of the Milky Way, but oftentimes they’re hard to visualise and easily forgotten about by some of us normal folk. Now, to get everyone dreaming about these potentially habitable worlds, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has drawn up a trio of beautiful posters by […]

I wish those bottles were all secretly connected so you can put fish in it!

December 21st, 2014|

Someone’s OCD’s gonna fly off the charts!

Palmer Johnson SuperSport might be the best looking yacht to hit the seas

December 16th, 2014|

While there’s plenty of innovation in Palmer Johnson’s SuperSport 48 metre, the refusal to compromise is at the core of this carbon-fibre motor yacht, currently in build for delivery in the autumn of 2013.

‘The idea was to design a next generation Palmer Johnson SuperSport yacht that freed itself from the conventional compromises that yacht design […]