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Virtual Reality Truly Has Infinite Possibilities

Virtual reality is much, much more than merely simulating the real world, or even creating new worlds, because what you can do with it is effectively infinite, as this “World Within Worlds” video demonstrates (no audio).

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The Terrifying Cost of “Free” Websites

As well as being very funny, CollegeHumor sometimes hits the nail right on the head, and this video definitely hits where it hurts – at the heart of the free Internet and the price we pay for that freedom.

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Don’t believe the latest statin hype

If you’ve read the news in the UK papers today about the risks of Statins allegedly being overstated, and that they actually “prevent at least 80,000 heart attacks and strokes in UK every year“, please be very, very wary because, … Continue reading

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How to quickly and safely adapt a Gear VR for glasses wearers

The Samsung Gear VR is an amazing device that has a giant flaw if you are a glasses wearer, in that the lenses cannot be independently focuses. This means that if you have different prescriptions in each eye you can … Continue reading

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Hilbert’s Infinite Hotel Paradox

Hilbert’s paradox of the Grand Hotel, or simply Hilbert’s hotel, is a thought experiment which illustrates a counterintuitive property of infinite sets. It is demonstrated that a fully occupied hotel with infinitely many rooms may still accommodate additional guests, even … Continue reading

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