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How visual effects brought 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' characters to life

These video breakdowns from Industrial Light & Magic show how the magic of CGI was used to breathe life into characters like Maz Kanata.

By January 31, 2016

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Startup Wayfindr gets $1M from Google to help the visually impaired get around

The British nonprofit wants to set a global standard for using audio descriptions to guide people with little or no vision. A trial run is under way on the London Underground.

By December 3, 2015

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​Visual music: The graphic novel roots of 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

For all its explosive energy, "Mad Max: Fury Road" found its genesis on the page as something quite different. The film's director George Miller tells how the road warrior journeyed from graphic novel to celluloid, and what lies beneath the bluster.

By October 8, 2015

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Gett revamps ride-hailing app with help from visually-impaired teen

Blind users can now order an on-demand ride by speaking to their smartphone, rather than having to rely on touch technology.

By July 15, 2015

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Star Wars and Mario make the perfect combination in 'Star Kart!'

YouTube user Dark Pixel mashes up Star Wars with Nintendo's Mario Kart games in this fun fan-made video. Mario flies an X-Wing like a Rebel, and he doesn't have to rely on the Force, either.

By February 11, 2016

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New Ford Sync improves nav, adds visual apps

Ford showed off the production version of Ford Sync 3, a completely rebuilt system with faster interface response times, easily searchable navigation and visual interfaces for third-party apps.

By June 22, 2015

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Romancing a pigeon: The weird, wonderful world of dating sims

Failing to find a spark in the arms of a boring old human? This Valentine's Day, maybe it's time to give insects, dinos, aliens and printers a try.

By February 12, 2016

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Ravens are smart enough to feel paranoid

The birds show cognitive processes previously thought to belong exclusively to humans: the ability to imagine being spied on.

By February 7, 2016

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Art installation opens door to virtual world (Tomorrow Daily 313)

A prototype device designed to help the blind interact with visual imagery, plus an art exhibit designed to get people talking about shared virtual-reality experiences.

By February 10, 2016

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Ram offers an off-road package specifically for its heavy-duty trucks

The brevity-averse Ram 2500 Heavy Duty 4x4 Off-Road Package gives you many of the benefits of the Power Wagon without having to pony up for the whole kit and caboodle.

By February 10, 2016