Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.
World Cup 2014 begins on Thursday, June 12.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg saw the biggest jump in wealth among all the people on the list, earning him the No. 11 spot.
The answer, of course, is too darn long. Watch this master of patience solve the 17x17x17 Rubik's Cube in seven and a half grueling hours.
Technically Incorrect: In giving the graduation speech at Rutgers University, the "Science Guy" throws down a serious scientific comparison.
This kid is amazingly fast. He sets a new world record by solving a Rubik's Cube in just over 5 seconds, besting the previous record by an impressive three-tenths of a second.
Equipped with a DJI Phantom 2, a Canon 6D and a GoPro Hero 4 Black, photographer Ryan Deboodt has produced some stunning footage of Hang Sơn Đoòng, the world's biggest cave.
Technically incorrect: In the event that monsters or aliens finally get us, a comedian and a former TV president get together to create a piece that lauds all that man has achieved. Yes, the Segway is in there.
The Dark Side got a little darker when a bank robber dressed in a Darth Vader getup robbed a bank in North Carolina.
After a woman's iPhone was taken at a bar, she says she found dozens of selfies by a stranger that were being automatically uploaded to her Facebook.
For the first time in four years, Microsoft's chairman beats out telecom mogul Carlos Slim. Other tech execs grace the list this year, including Ellison, Page, Bezos, Zuckerberg, and some newcomers.