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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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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