Made famous by its deadliness, the Ebola virus was first described in 1976. It was made famous by The Hot Zone by Richard Preston and some small epidemics that thankfully didn’t kill off most of the planet.
People have always had a fascination with the extraordinary: unicorns, fairy tales, dwarves, princesses, and magic mirrors. And somehow, the latter is slowly becoming a reality, although they’re not really magical in that sense.
MGS fans will want to check out the Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D Premium Package, exclusively available for the Japanese market. In this set you get a special 3DS system, a copy of Metal Gear Solid: Snake Eater 3D, and a pair of double-sided MGS art pieces.
I’ve mentioned some of the multitouch displays from ideum in the past, but this one is one of the biggest off-the-shelf touchscreen interfaces I’ve seen to date. The just announced MT65 Presenter has a whopping 65-inch screen.
If you like the idea of having a 3D smartphone to check out videos and games, but the thought of being without your iPhone makes you scared your day is coming – maybe. A new patent app filed by Apple has surfaced that outlines a way that they could get a 3D image and interface on a gadget like the iPhone.
If you are old enough to read this, then chances are you remember playing the game Myst on the PC in the early 90s. It was basically a first-person adventure in a huge and beautiful world that was all yours to explore.
A short while back, Sony released their take on the wearable 3D display, with their futuristic HMZ-T1 3D Goggles. Now, Epson has jumped onto the 3D head-mounted display bandwagon with their decidedly more subtle Moverio BT-100 goggles [JP].
I remember the old View-Master viewer and reels from when I was a kid. Most people have probably used a View-Master 3D viewer at some point in their childhood. The images were fun. But what if you want to make your own custom picture reels?
What do you get when you combine fishing line with buttons? Sculptures! That’s what Miami-based artist Augusto Esquivel is doing. He basically arranges different lengths of fishing line in a grid, then carefully strings-in sewing buttons in a variety of different colors to create shapes.
It’s been quite a wait and last month we had word that the new 3DS firmware would be delayed until December 8th, which is tomorrow. But now Nintendo has finally unveiled the version 3.0.0 system update a day early for eager 3DS owners.
For those of us who purchased TVs without 3D capabilities, there’s pretty much not been a way to watch 3D content on these sets without buying a whole new set. This $60 gadget aims to change that, if not is a somewhat unusual way.
If you’ve ever wondered when the holographic projector that R2-D2 used to deliver Princess Leia’s message would actually be real, that time appears to be now. This new display technology allows for images to be displayed in mid-air, using a rapidly moving laser beam.
Most humanoid robots either have a silly face, or a cold emotionless one and certainly most only have that one face. How about a robot that can change faces whenever it wants? I’m talking creepy 3D faces that make them look human.
Artist Luke Jerram has converted the seismogram of this year’s devastating earthquake in Japan into a 3D printed sculpture. The seismogram charts the nine minutes of the earthquake, with its varying intensities. It’s called the Tōhoku Japanese Earthquake Sculpture.