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A startup is working on a VR game with a nausea dial so you can adjust the hurl factor

(Source: www.technologyreview.com)

Some people have no problem flipping and flying in virtual reality; others find this kind of activity literally sickening.

The problem stems from a disconnect between your eyes and your inner ear: what you see doesn’t always match up to what you’re feeling when you wander around a virtual environment with a headset on. 466 more words

Money Matters

#NephJC Turns Three: A Closer Look at the Online Nephrology Journal Club

Most of us are familiar with the concept of the “Journal Club,” either at our practicing or training institutions. A recent AJKD publication by Topf et al… 213 more words

Interview

Temple Bar Gate

Access to the Middle Ages City of London was via one of a number of barriers/gates set up to control movement and regulate traffic into the City and protect trade within the City. 548 more words

London

Wedding at Swinton

Mary Alice Walker, born circa 1877 in Gawber, Barnsley, is my first cousin, four times removed and daughter of Richard Walker and Sarah Ann Mellars… 890 more words

Newspaper Article (Marriage)

The Lost Landscape. A Writer's Coming of Age - Joyce Carol Oates

“Our lives are enormous waves breaking on the shore, retreating and leaving only a few scattered things behind for us to contemplate …”

“… we are not absolutely determined by even crucial events in our lives; an initial failure may release us to a new, more appropriate, and even more challenging course of action. 279 more words

Reviews

Richard Walker & Sarah Ann Mellars

Richard Walker, born circa 1832 in Barugh, Barnsley, is my third great grand uncle and son of Joseph Walker and Sarah Leech.

In 1858, in Darton, Barnsley, Richard married Elizabeth Howcroft. 355 more words

Newspaper Article (Death)