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illusion

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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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Photo-sharing app protects your pics from screenshots

A new photo-sharing app uses a common optical illusion to make your sent snaps a lot harder for the receiver to screenshot.

By October 12, 2014

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3D printing creates film without film

Artist Julien Maire has combined an age-old film technique with modern technology to create something beautiful and new.

By October 14, 2014

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Suitsy: Like a onesie for grown-up men

The Suitsy is a one-of-a-kind piece of clothing that brings pajama-style comfort to the suit-and-tie world of modern business. Are you up for wearing a onesie, guys?

By September 25, 2014

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Rating the road to the wire-free PC

Commentary: Intel aims to eliminate USB, HDMI and the power cable in its quest to create the wire-free PC. But the journey will be a long one, and uneven in terms of its challenges.

By September 21, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 043: Time traveling with VR, smart cruise ships, and the Telephoto MegaFon

Ashley and Rich discuss using virtual reality as an illusion of time travel, check out Royal Carribbean's new "smartship," and ask why Fuji Xerox's new megaphone needs a sniper scope.

By August 27, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 043: Time traveling with VR, smart cruise ships, and the Telephoto MegaFon

We're not kidding; Fuji Xerox actually made a 3D-printed megaphone with a scope and a laser rangefinder, so you can whisper (or yell) at people a good distance away. It's a bit odd, we admit, but it's also pretty fun to think about the potential for pranks.

By August 27, 2014

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Drive a rover and support sci-fi game Extrasolar expansion on Kickstarter

The glamour of science without the work! It's your chance to control a Mars rover, but on an alien world and for a possibly shady scientific organization. Season 1 is completed (and free).

By September 8, 2014

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Unlike Siri, Cortana plays well with others

Commentary: Microsoft's virtual assistant has the ability to hand off voice commands to mobile apps, a welcome compromise that could benefit users and developers.

By September 2, 2014