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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - November 02, 2012

Avatars Let Humans And Rats Interact Through Virtual Reality

Researchers have successfully ‘beamed’ a human into a virtual reality rat facility, allowing the rat and person to interact with one another on the same scale via digital representations of themselves.

Amazon Releases First Mobile Game 'Air Patriots'

Amazon has flown into the iOS mobile gaming device market by releasing the strategy air defense game "Air Patriots."

Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.