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  • Master Chief: A Visual History of Halo’s Hero
    By on July 6, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    The mysterious, armor-clad hero of the human race is not quite human himself: As part of the Spartan program, Halo’s Master Chief, aka John-117, was genetically engineered and reared by the military to become the xenocidal savior of everything.

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  • Bionic Eyeglasses May Boost Impaired Vision
    By on July 6, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments

    fangmcgee writes with this excerpt from a University of Oxford news release:
    “Technology developed for mobile phones and computer gaming – such as video cameras, position detectors, face recognition and tracking software, and depth sensors – is now readily and cheaply available. So Oxford researchers have been looking at ways that this technology can be combined into a normal-looking pair of glasses to help those who might have just a (more…)