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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - March 05, 2012

Image 1 - A Game Controller That Controls You

Engineers at the University of Utah have created a video game controller designed to tug and stretch a players thumb tips. Such a sensation could be used to simulate ocean waves, gun fire, or even the tug of a fishing line.

Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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