Invent a technology and someone will invent porn for it. And with the emerging popularity of the Oculus Rift VR goggles, a team of veteran game designers have gotten together to create an erotic game just for use with the Rift.
This weekend, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden said that more leaks were coming and they “couldn’t be stopped”. Today, The Guardian ran a story based on information from Snowden that the UK GCHQ (Government Communication Headquarters), Britain’s NSA, set up extensive electronic surveillance, wiretapping and other espionage directed at Britain’s allies during the 2009 G20 Summit in London.
Rejoice brickheads and space exploration fans! Lego will soon be releasing an official NASA Mars Curiosity Rover set. It will be just like building your very own Curiosity rover, only far less expensive and you won’t have to assemble it in a million dollar clean room.
While we do most things much better than we did a couple thousand years ago, concrete is not one of them. The ancient Romans invented concrete, and their secret concret recipe has not been bettered by anyone ever in terms of longevity. But now we know their secret.
The above silk dome was built by thousands of silkworms, but collecting silkworms and trying to get them to do your bidding won’t work in quite the same way. Scientists at MIT “hacked”, or coerced the silkworms using light heat and a very light, basic structure to get them to create this amazing work of art.
Information is power, but for many parts of the world, access to the internet is slow in coming, and requires a great deal more infrastructure work to be done before local populations can have access to porn and cat videos. But an ambition plan by Google would use strategically placed balloons to cover as much of the globe as possible with internet wi-fi hotspots.
Apple has been hanging on to Apple TV for years, while Apple TV owners and fans keep waiting patiently for the company to open the box up to developers, games and apps, but Apple hasn’t done it yet. Expectations were high this year during WWDC that Apple TV would finally get its due, but again, it didn’t happen.