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Virtual Reality

  1. hot bod
    Working Out in Virtual Reality, I Vanquish My Limited SelfWearing a headset makes me forget that I’m tired, that I’m exercising, that I even have a body at all.
  2. ideas
    How Fantasy Triumphed Over Reality in American PoliticsThat doesn’t mean that the nation is on the verge of collapse, or even in decline. A new phase of history might be just beginning.
  3. vmas 2020
    No One Can Tell Me the VMAs Weren’t a SimulationThe performances took place in the only setting available: a disembodied, placeless nowhere.
  4. swellness
    Virtual Reality Ayahuasca Was Like a Weird Vacation From MyselfCan virtual reality distract us from pain?
  5. virtual reality
    The Oculus Quest Is the Nintendo Switch of VRThe Quest does pretty much everything a higher-end model does, without the hassle of wires and setup.
  6. last night on late night
    Brie Larson Is Also the Captain of Virtual RealityHer Marvel skills appear to translate.
  7. post reality
    Virtual Reality Lets You Escape the World. Augmented Reality Improves It.Five years ago, virtual reality was the future, and augmented reality was a joke. What happened?
  8. now smell this
    Watch Jamie Dornan Yearn and PineIn a new scent film for Hugo Boss.
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    The Magic Leap, the World’s Most-Hyped Gadget, Makes Its Underwhelming DebutThe Magic Leap is here, I guess.
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    There Are Two Forward Paths to Virtual Reality; Both Make You Look Like a DorkVR may become mainstream not by hitting a sweet spot between ease of use and technical powerhouse, but, more likely, by being one or the other.
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    Virtual Reality Food Is Here — and Instagram ReadyTired of waiting in line for the perfect decadent thing to post on Instagram? Virtual reality food means you don’t even have to buy it!
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    ‘Human Uber’ Is a Guy With an iPad Strapped to His FaceLarry Middleman is real now.
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    Facebook Spaces: Social Virtual Reality That Weirdly WorksA rough but compelling glimpse of what social interaction might look like in virtual reality.
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    Animal-Rights Activists Are Using VR to Fight Factory FarmsOrganizations are using the technology to depict conditions livestock endure.
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    The Best VR Experience Out Right Now Might Be at Your Local MultiplexWhy the future of VR may be at the movies.
  16. Iñárritu’s Border-Crossing VR Installation Will Break Your HeartCarne y Arena forces you to look at the immigrant experience in a whole new way.
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    HoloLens Was Just the Beginning. Microsoft Wants to Own AR and VR.Working with Acer, Microsoft is putting out what will be the most affordable full-featured VR headset this holiday season.
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    Nobody Wants to Even Try Out the Oculus RiftBest Buy’s in-store Oculus Rift demo stations are being shut down at hundreds of stores, after days would pass without anyone using them.
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    Are Apple and Zeiss Working on Augmented-Reality Glasses?One tech blogger claims that Apple and the high-end German optics company will release a pair of AR glasses — this year.
  20. videology
    Watch Childish Gambino ‘Me and Your Mama’ VideoA trippy trip to Joshua Tree.
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    Google’s Daydream View Is Now the Best Mobile VR HeadsetGoogle hardware has another winner.
  22. to the future!
    Abba Planning Cryptic ‘Virtual, Live’ ExperienceGimme! Gimme! Gimme! A ticket to this, please.
  23. Women Are Getting Groped in Virtual Reality, TooA man attacked at the sound of a female voice.
  24. vulture hacks
    How to Experience Virtual Reality on Any BudgetVR is a reminder that below layers of abstract thought, we’re still just walking apes who will freak out if a bright light comes at us from the corner of our eyes.
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    Here’s Everything You Missed at Facebook’s Big VR EventPalmer Luckey was not there, which was probably a good thing for Oculus.
  26. Sony’s PlayStation VR Is Going to Be Big. But Can It Go Mainstream?Sony has a hit on its hands with its new virtual-reality headset — but can it broaden virtual reality’s appeal to non-gamers?
  27. You Probably Aren’t a Rock Star in Real Life, But You Can Be One in VRNo guitar lessons required.
  28. Google Created a Paintbrush That Allows You to Suck at Painting in 3-DYou won’t be the next Picasso, but you’ll probably have fun.
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    I Watched the Olympics in VR and All I Got Was This HeadacheTechnical foul.
  30. Soon Women Can Try Negotiating for Better Pay in Virtual RealityIt’s a brave new world.
  31. Roller Coasters Just Got Even More Fun, Thanks to VRBattle aliens while also riding a roller coaster, because it’s 2016.
  32. This Virtual-Reality School Bus Transports Kids to the Surface of MarsCan we come too?
  33. Is This the Future of VR Film?A trip to Tribeca Film Festival’s Storyscapes program.
  34. Everything You Need to Know About Facebook’s Latest World-Domination PlansThe bots are coming.
  35. who run the world? nerds
    Men Continue to Invent New Ways to Not Have Sex With Human WomenA much-needed innovation.
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    Yes, I Would Play This VR Cat-Petting Simulator If It Actually ExistedWhen will the world let me pet cats from the safety of my Oculus Rift?
  37. Get Ready to See Balenciaga in Virtual RealityAll 360 degrees of it.
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    Zuckerberg Offers Jaunty Preview of Horrific Techno-FutureStrap in and log on.
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    Meet Virtual You: How Your VR Self Influences Your Real-Life SelfYour avatar can affect your behavior in the “real” world in some surprising ways. 
  40. Inside the First Virtual-Reality Fashion ShootAnd why it probably won’t be the last of its kind.
  41. The Health and Psychology Mysteries of Virtual RealityThere’s gonna be some moral panic over those kids and their darn VR headsets.
  42. virtual reality
    Turning People ‘Invisible’ With Virtual Reality Reduces Their Social StressIt sounds like a sci-fi plot, but scientists are actually studying invisibility.
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    Could Virtual-Reality Headsets Like the Oculus Rift Reduce Neck Pain?A strange experiment suggests they may have potential.
  44. virtual reality
    VR Movies Will Require New Forms of StorytellingWhat feels flat on a TV screen, they hope, will feel natural and immersive in a VR headset.
  45. future of movies
    I Spent a Day Experiencing the Future of FilmA visit to the first 4-D film festival.
  46. virtual reality
    Can Virtual Reality Help Treat Pedophiles?There’s some very strange but promising technology in the works.
  47. trailer mix
    Surrogates Trailer: Bruce Willis Battles Virtual InsanityIn it, humans can purchase robotic avatars to live their lives while they watch comfortably from home — until someone hacks into the mainframe, of course.