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The Huawei Mate 20 Pro Turns Toys Into Dancing Nightmare Hellspawn

At the launch for the Huawei Mate 20 Pro, with its three rear cameras and in-screen fingerprint reader, the phone manufacturer showed off a cool new feature: 3D scanning. Read More >>

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Filmmaker Painstakingly Crafts One of the Best Looks at Mars Ever

Over the course of 12 years, the HiRISE camera has been photographing the Red Planet inch-by-inch from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. Around 50,000 still images have been taken and anyone can check out hi-res stereo versions online. A Finnish filmmaker has spent three months converting the photos into a short video that allows us to fly over Mars in spectacular fashion. Read More >>

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3D Size Comparison of Everything in the Universe is Awe-Inspiring

Like a cross between the opening credits of Contact and the Simpson’s Universe couch gag, this video gives us an ever expanding look at how the smallest objects in existence compare in size to the largest. Read More >>

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More Nails Hammered into 3D TV Coffin

People holding out for 3D TV to become a thing are going to have to wait another 20 years or so, as LG and Sony have now joined the list of companies to have binned all support for 3D viewing in their newest TV ranges. Read More >>

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Sorry, You Have to Buy The Force Awakens on Blu-Ray Again (and Also a 3D TV)

We all knew this was coming, but it doesn’t hurt our wallets any less. Disney has just announced that Star Wars: The Force Awakens is coming to 3D Blu-ray November 15th. The four-disc set will include a feature commentary by J.J. Abrams and new deleted scenes. Read More >>

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A 3D Tour of the International Space Station For All of Us Wannabe Astronauts

There’s no shortage of footage showing what life aboard the International Space Station is like, but unless you’ve had a chance to spend some time there, the ISS’ sprawling and ever-expanding layout can be confusing. To help make better sense of it, the European Space Agency has created a narrated video tour of the space station—and it’s in 3D. Read More >>

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It’s 2026 and Anyone in This Room Could Be a Hologram

Holoportation is now a thing, so start slapping everyone in arm’s distance to make sure they’re real. Read More >>

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A Clever Algorithm in This Emulator Lets You Play Classic 8-Bit Nintendo Games in 3D

3D TVs may have gone the way of the dodo, but as the Oculus Rift has proven, a third dimension can make video games far more immersive. That even goes for the 2D Nintendo classics you grew up playing, thanks to a new emulator with a intelligent algorithm that automatically converts those games to 3D. Read More >>

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Only Two UK Cinemas Are Showing Star Wars: The Force Awakens in All its Glory

Have you already bought your tickets to see The Force Awakens, even though no one's reviewed it and it might be rubbish? Oh dear. In fact, double oh dear, because unless you're seeing it in laser-projected IMAX format, you won't be seeing it best. Read More >>

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This Website Turns Photos of Your Pets Into 3D Reliefs You Can Actually Pet

It’s not easy leaving your pet behind as you head off to work each morning. And if the thousands of photos you have of them on your phone aren’t enough of a solace, you can now have them turned into a pettable 3D photo relief when being apart gets especially tough. Read More >>

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Watch Disney Artist Glen Keane Draw the Little Mermaid in Virtual Reality

Former Disney animator Glen Keane doesn’t need much of an introduction. He’s the man who drew The Little Mermaid’s Ariel. And Aladdin. And Pocahontas. And Beast. Now, he’s embracing the latest tool for digital artistry. Read More >>

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Amazon’s Gadget Lab is Secretly Building These Three Things

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon’s Lab126 — makers of the Kindle, iFire Phone, and Amazon Echo — is making dozens of engineers redundant. That’s a shame. Some consolation: now we can hear about the gadgets they were secretly building! Read More >>

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How Hollywood Creates the Ultimate Digital Humans

Computational simulation of the human form has advanced spectacularly over the last few years. This video explores the current cutting edge, revealing how Hollywood studios create the startlingly accurate digital humans we’re now used to seeing on screen. Read More >>