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Watch The Trump Brats (And Other Scenes From The US Campaign Trail) In Virtual Reality

The US Presidential Horse Race is a uniquely American spectacle, one that most Australians haven’t gotten to experience it first hand. Well, if you’ve missing your chance to “Feel the Bern” in real life, at least know you can experience it virtually.


16 Ways To Avoid Becoming The New York Times' Modern Man

“The modern man cries…often,” reads Brian Lombardi’s puzzling, unintentionally satirical profile of what’s become of many male adults these days. A bunch of people told me I should write a response, so here you go.


Virtual Reality Lets You Live The News Instead Of Reading It

I look to my left and see a sorrowful parent sitting on the curb, comforting his daughter. I look to my right, and I see notes of sympathy among many flowers. Around me, I hear people murmuring respects and singing in French. I’m in the middle of a vigil in the streets of Paris, a week after last month’s tragic shooting.


Watch A North Korean Military Parade In VR With This Free App

I went to Pyongyang today: I stayed in an immaculate North Korean hotel room, watched as the country’s ballistic missiles paraded past me, and saw thousands of followers wave flags and flowers in honour of their leader.


Crazy Drone Footage Shows A Huge Lake Of Melted Ice In Greenland

The New York Times posted a story today about Greenland’s melting ice, which could add another 6 metres to global sea levels. To give us the real scope, they used video shot by a drone, capturing a huge lake of meltwater that’s one of many. It’s stunning, worrying, and strangely beautiful. (Mostly really worrying.)


New York Times To Send Subscribers More Paper -- Cardboard, In Fact

Subscribers to The New York Times print edition can expect a special surprise the weekend of November 7. The paper is sending over a million subscribers their very own Google Cardboard so they can experience the Times‘s new virtual reality new app. Welcome to 2015, folks.


Two Months Later, Amazon's Still Complaining About That Times Hit Piece

It’s been over two months since The New York Times published a lengthy and rather scathing report on what it’s like to work at Amazon. (Working at Amazon is soul-crushing, by the way.) But Amazon just can’t stop defending itself.


The Knives Of The New York Times Style Section

The men’s style section of the New York Times just ran an article about city slickers carrying pocketknives. It’s a trend, apparently. Which knives do they feature and how do they perform? Let’s analyse it.


This Man Controls His Robotic Arms With His Mind

The robotic arm looks like it came from the future, a sleek cyborg limb. But for Les Baugh, it’s a way to feel “back to human.”


This Table Listens To Your Boring Meetings And Pulls Out The Good Stuff

Meetings can be horrible, unproductive, and maddening. Can a high-tech conference table make them bearable? The New York Times R&D Lab have tackle the problem with the lab’s latest project. The Semantic Listening Table is an attempt to make sense of the chaotic conversation.


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