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New virtual reality tool helps architects create dementia-friendly environments

Added: 22.02.2017 12:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

Scottish architect David Burgher has developed a new virtual reality tool that mimics the visual impairments experienced by dementia sufferers to help architects design better spaces. Burgher, an architect at Scottish practice Aitken Turnbull, worked with researchers from the Dementia Centre and the Glasgow-based CGI company Wireframe Immersive to create the tool named Virtual Reality Empathy Platform (VR-EP). The

Armyworm caterpillars ravage maize crop in southeast Congo

Added: 22.02.2017 12:13 | 0 views | 0 comments

KINSHASA, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Crop-destroying caterpillars known as armyworms have ravaged 63,000 hectares of maize in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since December, causing local maize prices to triple, a U.N. spokeswoman said on Wednesday.

Piotr Zielinski on Bayern Munich radar

Added: 22.02.2017 12:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Italian Radio CRC is reporting that Bayern Munich have been showing serious interest in Napoli midfielder Piotr Zielinski. The Bavarians will probably stay without Xabi Alonso at the end of the season and they seem to believe the Pole can be a good long-term replacement. Bayern Munich will probably use their star player Robert Lewandowski [...]

Satellite Eye on Earth January 2017 – in pictures

Added: 22.02.2017 11:06 | 0 views | 0 comments

A sacred Tibetan lake, a crack in the Antarctic ice shelf and deforestation in Cambodia are among images captured by Nasa and the ESA this month
Yamzho Yumco (Sacred Swan) Lake is one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet. It is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and is highly crenellated with many bays and inlets. The lake is home to the Samding monastery which is headed by a female reincarnation, Samding Dorje Phagmo. The image covers an area of 49.8km by 60km. Aster images map and monitor the changing surface of our planet, such as glacial advances and retreats; potentially active volcanoes; crop stress; cloud morphology and physical properties; wetlands evaluation; thermal pollution monitoring; coral reef degradation; surface temperature mapping of soils and geology; and measuring surface heat balance.

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy NOT a PS4 exclusive, Xbox One version incoming?

Added: 22.02.2017 10:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy release will not be exclusive to PS4. The Crash PS4 trilogy will be a timed exclusive and launch on other platforms is likely.


GTA Online: Crates VS Vehicle Imports The Better Job?

Added: 22.02.2017 10:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

From GTA 5 Cheats on running crates v importing vehicles in GTA Online: "These are GTA Onlines two most lucrative methods, but surely one is better than the other?"


Horizon Zero Dawn First Impressions: A Far Cry from Killzone [Gadgets 360]

Added: 22.02.2017 10:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

Gadgets 360: "Is there more to Horizon Zero Dawn than fantastic exploration and super simple stealth?"



Added: 22.02.2017 10:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

Do firms really need one person in charge? Staff at Swedish firm Crisp explain why they decided to bin the boss.


Monaco game summed-up City under Guardiola

Added: 22.02.2017 10:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

It hard to know what to make of Manchester City at the moment. On Tuesday night they were involved in a crazy Champions League last-16 clash with Monaco that ended 5-3. The game just summed-up City and how they have played this season under Pep Guardiola. The good, the bad and the ugly of the [...]

Lloyds Banking Group posts surging profits

Added: 22.02.2017 10:05 | 0 views | 0 comments

Lloyds Banking Group announced soaring annual profits Wednesday on lower charges linked to an insurance scandal, as it awaits a full return to the private sector following a state bailout. LBG pointed to an "uncertain" economic outlook as Britain prepares to exit the European Union but said the UK economy was in good shape having performed better than expected following last June's referendum in favour of Brexit. Lloyds is cutting 3,000 jobs this year, bringing to 12,000 the number of positions it has decided to axe since 2014, while -- in a sign of its turnaround -- the bank bought Bank of America's UK credit card division MBNA for £1.9 billion in December.

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