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Video: 3D TVs may have gone the way of the Dodo, but as the Oculus Rift has proven, a third dimension can make video games far more immersive. That even goes for the 2D Nintendo classics you grew up playing, thanks to a new emulator with a intelligent algorithm that automatically converts those games to 3D.

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Video: Whoa. It's like being able to have the vision to see the hidden skeleton of the city of light. Antoine Delach's Ghost Cell is a "stereoscopic plunge into the guts of an organic Paris seen as a cell through a virtual microscope". I just love how the look of daily life in Paris is seen in a completely new way. And how it's so cool to see how everything and everybody is connected.

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Viewing 3D content without glasses or goggles has proved to be one of the toughest things for interface designers to achieve — it never really looks right. At this year's SIGGRAPH, a group of researchers presented a display that creates a 3D human in stunning detail using a cluster of 216 projectors.

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Computational simulation of the human form has advanced spectacularly over the last few years. This video explores the current cutting edge, revealing how Hollywood studios create the startlingly accurate digital humans we're now used to seeing on screen.

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Staring at a Van Gogh painting can let you see things like you've never seen them before. Stepping into a Van Gogh painting that has been brought to life in 3D can make you feel like you're in a brand new world inside the wild mind of the artist himself. Check out this trippy 3D version of Van Gogh's The Night Cafe, it's a fun trip.

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It's no secret that the whole 3D-thing didn't revolutionise the movie going experience — the second time around. But was it really because of expensive ticket prices, crappy 3D conversions, or more convenient home streaming options? Maybe. Or maybe it was because theatre-goers didn't have their choice of Avengers-themed 3D glasses.