Disney's projection tech turns actors' faces into nightmare fuel

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Disney is taking scary clown makeup to the next level. It’s using a new projection system to transform the appearance of actors during live performances, tracking facial expressions and “painting” them with light, rather than physical makeup. Called… Powered by WPeMatico

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We lived through the history of evolution in VR with 'Life of Us'

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It’s easy to criticize virtual reality for being isolating and a bit anti-social, but there’s a lot of potential for connection with shared VR experiences. One good example is Life of Us, the latest entry from the VR studio Within and director Chris… Powered by WPeMatico

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Google automatically translates local reviews when you travel

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We all use user-generated reviews to figure out what points of interest are worth checking out. If you’re traveling in a country where you don’t speak the language, however, the reviews you rely on are usually in the local tongue. Google has a new fe… Powered by WPeMatico

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Legendary car designer Fisker unveils his new luxury EV in August

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Henrik Fisker has already dropped a few hints about his EMotion luxury electric car, but you now know when you’ll get to hear the rest. The automotive design legend has revealed that his namesake company will formally unveil the EMotion on August 17… Powered by WPeMatico

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DJI's first-person goggles look to the future of drone flight

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The new DJI Goggles put you in the cockpit of a quadcopter, giving you a first-person, VR-like experience in the real world. The goggles have a couple of screens through which you can see whatever the drone’s camera is pointing at. You can even contr… Powered by WPeMatico

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Kitty Hawk's Flyer isn't the flying car you were promised

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That flying car startup Google’s Larry Page is backing? It’s finally showing its hand… and the company’s initial product is both more and less than what you might expect. Kitty Hawk’s first publicly demonstrated vehicle, the Flyer, isn’t so much th… Powered by WPeMatico

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Thousands descended on DC to march for truth and science

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A balmy Friday evening gave way to a miserable Saturday, with low, gray clouds that blotted out the sun and soaked Washington DC with rain. That wasn’t enough to stop thousands of people — from all over the country — from gathering on the… Powered by WPeMatico

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Apple threatened to drop Uber's app over iPhone tracking (updated)

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Uber is no stranger to trouble, but it may have landed in some especially hot water two years ago. New York Times sources claim that Apple CEO Tim Cook held a face-to-face meeting in early 2015 to call out Uber’s Travis Kalanick (and threaten to remo… Powered by WPeMatico

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Livestream's Mevo camera can broadcast to YouTube Live

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Last year, Livestream’s Mevo became the first camera with integrated Facebook Live streaming. Now the video streaming platform is giving its device a few more major upgrades, including support for Android and YouTube Live. The camera can now broadcas… Powered by WPeMatico

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The best toaster

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By Brendan Nystedt and Michael Sullivan This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer’s guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The Sweethome’s independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions… Powered by WPeMatico

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