341 Results for

illusion

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Samsung Illusion SCH-I110 (Verizon Wireless)

The Samsung Illusion is a wholly decent midrange smartphone that won't wow you, but mostly delivers. However, there are a few flaws.

By November 28, 2011

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 28, 2011
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Free will may be an illusion, study says

The idea that we make autonomous choices may be nothing more than "background noise" in our brain, according to researchers at UC Davis.

By June 22, 2014

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Baffle yourself with the best optical illusions of the year

The winners of the Best Illusion of the Year contest have been crowned, so go ahead and enjoy the confusion.

By May 20, 2014

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Professor explains whether cat is going up or down stairs

Technically Incorrect: An image of a cat on the stairs has captivated the Web and divided lovers and families. It needs an academic to sort it out.

By April 11, 2015

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Mind-blowing tattoo makes man look like machine

A tattoo with amazing 3D-looking depth makes a man's arm look like it belongs to a shape-shifting android with peeling skin. Even famous street artist Banksy thinks it's cool.

By March 26, 2015

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#TheDress becomes powerful ad for domestic violence awareness

"The only illusion is if you think it's her choice," reads a public service ad from the Salvation Army in South Africa

By March 9, 2015

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What's it like to mix live sound for some of the world's biggest bands?

Front-of-house engineer David Haines mixes live sound for the Black Eyed Peas, among others. He fills the Audiophiliac in on how it works.

By March 18, 2015

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Hands on with Apple's Force Touch trackpad

The new 12-inch MacBook is still weeks away, but you can get the Force Touch trackpad right now in this updated 13-inch MacBook Pro.

By March 12, 2015

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This finger-mounted camera helps the blind to read

An MIT-developed device mounted on the user's hand guides the finger along lines of text, employing a camera to convert text to audio.

By March 10, 2015

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How Jaunt and Dolby scared the bejeesus out of me with a virtual reality 'Black Mass'

I strapped on a VR headset to find out how sound helps fool the brain, and I really wish I hadn't.

By March 2, 2015