Can Virtual Reality Make Us More Human?: “Talking about virtual reality is like dancing about architecture,” jokes award-winning filmmaker Chris Milk, but in his 2015 TED Talk, released today on YouTube, he does it anyway. Virtual reality, he explains, can change the world.
Mixed Signals: Why People Misunderstand Each Other: The psychological quirks that make it tricky to get an accurate read on someone’s emotions
The Mortality Paradox: Our awareness of ourselves, of the future and of alternative possibilities enables us to adapt and make sophisticated plans. But it also gives us a perspective on ourselves that is at the same time terrifying and baffling.
Why Is The Heart Symbol So Anatomically Incorrect?: The anatomically incorrect heart (♥) — a symbol at once cherished by teenage texters and detested by crusaders of medical accuracy.
Voatz: A mobile-only election voting platform that lets people vote from the luxury of wherever they’d like.
Chhirp: An app that will let you upload 12-sec sound clips on Twitter instead of just the traditional 140 characters.
SpyWatch: Be the head of your own spy agency in the brand new game designed specifically for the Apple Watch.
4NewsWall: Channel 4 launched a brand new online news platform that delivers the day’s stories for the first time in bite-sized, shareable GIFs – hosted on Tumblr.
Krass Journal #1: The magazine is dedicated to curiosity, to the idea of raising questions instead of pushing a particular point of view on a reader.
PlayStation’s WipEout: Dominic Szablewski has succeeded in porting levels from cult PlayStation racing game WipEout, which was first released in 1995, into a browser-compatible format.
Minecraft Fans Invited To Design A National Park: Kids encouraged to use videogame to visualize their dream park, with $8.9m allotted to winning design’s execution.
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