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Physical therapy often involves the use of a device providing transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation -- TENS, for short -- that uses electrodes attached to the skin to stimulate the muscles beneath. But virtual reality researchers have found an alternate use for the shocking technology: To let someone in a virtual world feel walls that don't exist.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Physical therapy often involves the use of a device providing transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation -- TENS, for short -- that uses electrodes attached to the skin to stimulate the muscles beneath. But virtual reality researchers have found an alternate use for the shocking technology: To let someone in a virtual world feel walls that don't exist.