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US Olympians Are Using VR Headsets To Train For Pyeongchang

US Olympians Are Using VR Headsets To Train For Pyeongchang

In her book The Imagineers of War, author Sharon Weinberger recounts one of the first deployments of simulation training: To improve America’s performance in a NATO mock tank battle that the US consistently performed poorly in, nicknamed the Canadian Army Trophy. After implementing DARPA’s rudimentary gaming-as-training regimen, the US won….

Step Inside Australia’s Most Luxurious Ski Lodge

Step Inside Australia’s Most Luxurious Ski Lodge

The Victorian slopes will be championing its own bonafide luxury accommodation this year with Astra Lodge taking out Australia’s Best Boutique Ski Lodge 2016 at the World Ski Awards in Kitzbühel, Austria. The award was presented to the family-owned hotel for its newly renovated ski-in ski-out lodge which showcases exceptional…

Combining Skiing And Wingsuits Seems Like A Very Bad Idea

Combining Skiing And Wingsuits Seems Like A Very Bad Idea

One reason a product ends up on crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter or Indiegogo is because companies, or investors, have deemed it too dangerous to bring to market. Wearing a wingsuit while skiing seems like it would make an already dangerous sport even riskier, but you can still pre-order one via…