Ladies and gentlemen, we've got two front-runners in the virtual reality race. Sony's Project Morpheus and the HTC Vive are the best VR we've ever seen. Both let you actually reach out and grab objects, unlike the Oculus Rift. But which of these two technological marvels is the most promising?
I just survived a shark attack. I just stole a priceless diamond in an upscale London heist. I did it with Sony's new Project Morpheus headset. It's the best I've ever tried.
How much cash will you need to spend to turn your Samsung Galaxy Note 4 into a bonafide virtual reality headset? Now, we finally know: the Samsung Gear VR will officially cost $200.
In today's active, time-constrained world, even tumor patients don't have time for treatment. What to do? Wear this: The NovoTTF-100A. It's portable, cancer zapping headgear and it just got FDA approved.
See, back in the day, after the doctors finished lobotomizing you with a stick and applying the leeches, they'd jam one of these on your noggin to see which of your humours was out of balance...or some such quackery. Our friends at Oobject.com have some more examples of stuff you don't want on your head.
The dudes from Daft Punk always look like space travelers from some party planet vastly cooler than our own, but they haven't been rocking the same helmets this whole time. This chart provides a nice overview.
So you want hold off on an iPod nano upgrade and go adventuring, but you're worried accessory manufacturers are going to leave you behind given all the new Apple iPod kit lately. No worries! Wear this:
Quite a few artists have contributed to the 501st TK Helmet Project — which raises funds for the Make A Wish foundation — but Denise Vasquez's Na'vi creation combines two things that maybe didn't need combining.
For those who are about to knit, we salute you—especially if you make woolly hat 'n' gas mask combos for your friends to wear on their bike ride to work. Not sure whether it would work in the event of a mustard gas attack, but it works for me. File this alongside the R2-D2 beanie and Darth Vader bonnet and see the…
Items such as this Pac-Man Plush-Head helmet make me realize how much life has to offer. It comes in two sizes, (Pac)Man and (Pac)Boy and does nothing but keep your ears warm. Nope, no MP3 player, no vibrating head massager, no USB, no Bluetooth—just squashy yellowness. What else do you need?
Virtual Hallucinations is an earphone-and-goggle training device for cops, paramedics and social workers which builds empathy with the mentally ill by putting them through the same experiences. It pretty much does what it says: simulates either schizophrenia or a really bad acid trip.