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Monday: January 4, 2010

Gamer pays $330,000 for virtual space station.Gamer pays $330,000 for virtual space station.

...$330,000 for a fully-equipped space station, boasting multiple biodomes packed with exciting hunting opportunities, a thriving bar, and extensive shopping and reincarnation facilities. Sounds like a bargain, but there's one drawback: it's not real.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Silly @ 6:21 AM | Tags (11) | gamer | online | virtual | space | station | money | currency | dumb | silly | crystalpalace | entopia |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 15, 2009

Disney pulls the curtain back on DIY roller coaster experience.Disney pulls the curtain back on DIY roller coaster experience.

The new ride over at EPCOT called 'The Sum of all Thrills' lets users create their own roller coaster track digitally. You can then ride on your newly created track virtually. You'll probably want to pick up a fast pass for the line.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 8:00 AM | Tags (12) | attraction | cnn | digital | disney | diy | epcot | fun | neat | ride | rollercoaster | thrills | virtual |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: June 18, 2009

July issue of Popular Science will be the first to feature augmented reality on cover.July issue of Popular Science will be the first to feature augmented reality on cover.

How does it work? Just head over to popsci.com/imagination, launch the viewer window, and hold the cover of the magazine up to your computer's webcam -- you'll see a 3-D landscape dotted with wind turbines pop off the page; by blowing into your computer's microphone, you can even make the turbines spin faster.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 10:55 AM | Tags (4) | popsci | virtual | reality | debut |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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