"Have you ever tried VR porn?" Vander Caballero asked me. The video game developer was trying to convince me of VR's potential to revolutionize intimacy. "Do you want to try it right now?"
If you could travel through time where would you go? To the future? To go see dinosaurs? And what would you do? Cure cancer? Prevent wars? Sure. But what about just using time travel to selfishly make your life easier? It sounds silly but it really might be the funniest thing you can do with time travel.
Everyone wants to go back into time and see historical events or jump ahead to experience the future. It's human nature to wonder about tomorrow and reminisce about yesterday. We can't help it. But even though DeLoreans and Victorian open carriages and hot tubs have helped us imagine time travel, most of us are…
Here's a fantastic short for you sci-fi fans: Record/Play, directed by Jesse Atlas, is a short film that covers time travel, love, changing fate, war, memories and cassette tapes. It's slow building yet tense, you're itching to see what new wrinkles each play of the tape will bring.
If there's one thing Foursquare actually does right, it's fantastic visualizations of where we've all collectively checked-in. The latest, called the Time Machine, focuses squarely on you and not everyone.
Ali Razeghi, an Iranian scientist who is the managing director of Iran's Centre for Strategic Inventions, has done something only the great Doc Brown has done: he's created a time machine. But unlike Doc's DeLorean, Razeghi's "The Aryayek Time Traveling Machine" can only take you to the future. What are we waiting…
Lugging around an external drive that weighs more than your MBA kind of defeats the purpose of buying a lightweight laptop. Luckily, Western Digital's latest My Passport drives can hold a terabyte of data but tip the scales at less than a pound.
Video Time Machine, from the guys behind YouTube Time Machine, is an awesome app that let's you select a year and category and then watch a relevant video. I've been enjoying all the videos of my youth.
GigaPan, if you recall, is that incredible technology that stitches together hundreds of photos into a single, ultra-high-resolution image which you can zoom in and out of to view minuscule details. Now, GigaPan has updated their project so you're zooming in and out of moving pictures—timelapses. So you're not only…
According to WinRumors, Windows 8 will introduce a feature similar to OS X's Time Machine called History Vault.
According to Stephen Hawking, building a time machine isn't hard: "All you need is a wormhole, the Large Hadron Collider or a rocket that goes really, really fast." Just grab one of those and hop right through the fourth dimension.
Sorry, time travel hopefuls. Even if you get it right someday, it's going to go wrong. Although this would've made a great alternate ending for Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure. [Buzzfeed]
One of the more interesting, ways to keep your precious Time Machine backups safe: Time Warp is a $25 app (free while in beta) that compresses and encrypts your backups, then uploads them to your Amazon S3 account.
We often feature watches, full of complications, knobs, and weirdness. This is much simpler: Rolex Time Sand for hourglasses. One bag is equivalent to 30 days, and here's your entire life in Rolex sand:
Today has been loaded with little metaphors. Dick Cheney leaving in a wheelchair, for instance, but another amazing one is comparing the White House website today with what it looked like when Bush took office.