The Dark Reality of Betting Against QAnon

QAnon—the conspiracy theory that elite Democrats, government officials, and celebrities are part of a cannibalistic, child-sex-trafficking cult, and Donald Trump is the hero destined to stop them—has allegedly inspired kidnappings, car chases, and a murder. It has also made 28-year-old Patrick Cage a lot of money.In 2018, Cage, a Californian who works in international environmental…Continue Reading

Virtual Reality Augmenting Therapy in Gastroenterology and Beyond

In gastroenterology and beyond, virtual reality (VR) is beginning to augment traditional therapies, including those intended to alleviate pain and anxiety. Brennan Spiegel Brennan Spiegel, MD, director of Health Services Research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, told Medscape Medical News, “There are now over 200 hospitals around the US using VR in some…Continue Reading

Virtual reality, augmented reality tools bringing true effects of racism to users

New virtual and “augmented” reality technology is allowing users to experience 1960s civil rights marches, the agony of segregation for Black Americans, or life in a Japanese American internment camp.Why it matters: For now, this is largely a tool for educators seeking new ways to teach young Americans about the legacy of slavery and racism.…Continue Reading

Capturing Reality and Creating Realities: FXG Founder Nikk Mitchell’s VR Journey in China

Nikk Mitchell is a Kenyan born Canadian who has lived in China for over a decade. Nikk originally built a name for himself in the Virtual Reality (VR) industry by launching the first VR community website in China, oculus-china.com, which was eventually purchased by Facebook in 2014. In 2017, Nikk founded FXG, a technology company…Continue Reading

A Reality Check on COVID-19 Risks From Air Travel

The holidays are approaching just as COVID-19 case rates nationwide are increasing at a record-breaking pace, leading to dire warnings from public health experts. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued cautions and updated guidelines related to family gatherings. Dr. Anthony Fauci, a White House coronavirus adviser and director of the National Institute of Allergy…Continue Reading

Doctor Who: The Edge of Reality Announced for Switch, PS4, Xbox One, and PC

by William D’Angelo , posted on 11 October 2020 / 1,394 ViewsMaze Theory, BBC Studios, and Just Add Water have announced first-person adventure game, Doctor Who: The Edge of Reality, for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It will launch in spring 2021. View the teaser trailer below: Here is an overview of…Continue Reading