As modern inventions go, virtual reality headsets are among the most exciting. The idea of slipping into a virtual world, interacting with fantastical environments and characters, is a prospect with unlimited potential.
Over the past few years, we have seen digital technology soar to the summit of public interest with the likes of smartphones and tablets. This is, of course, only the beginning! With ‘the Internet of Things’ and wearable technology taking off, the use of digital devices is likely to increase.
Millions of people around the world struggle every day to get dressed, navigate streets and drive safely. Scientists are looking to rectify that, with innovative inventions that will change lives, minimize road accidents and plumb the hidden depths of the earth.
Deep in the heart of California, lies a small, red-brick building. On the outside, it seems ordinary, but inside, lies intelligence and prototypes that could change the lives of millions around the world.
Take a second to picture this: the year is 2434, and the world is a landscape of skyscrapers, robots and hover boards. Humans are walking around in a zombie-like daze, absorbed in something only they can see.
Inspired by April Fools Day, the whole of April is our Optical Illusions Month – take part and see if you can trick us by posting your favourite illusion onto our Facebook wall to see if it can make it into our Top Three!