• Video: Living with Lag - An Experiment with Oculus Rift
  • Posted 7 months ago by Jack Lowe · tech · 4964 Views
  • One of the most irritating everyday annoyances in the modern age is internet lag, causing video and music playback to skip around and just generally piss everyone off. To see how annoying the same effect would be in real life, Swedish broadband provider Ume.net paired up with reality headset Oculus Rift for an experiment called "Living with Lag". Four volunteers were asked to go about their daily routines using the headset combined with a webcam and noise cancelling headphones, which then fed them a normal view but with a lag ranging between 0.33-seconds to 3-seconds. Watch the results above.

  • Listen: BANKS - Goddess
  • 7 months ago · music · 0 Comments · 3994 Views
  • Super-hyped singer BANKS has announced details of her debut album as well as airing the title track “Goddess”. Her recent track with Shlohmo “Brain” propelled her to new levels of stardom, along with standout performances at this years Coachella and two sold...
  • The Green Lantern Residence
  • 7 months ago · Art & Design · 0 Comments · 3494 Views
  • Located up in the affluent Alamo Heights neighbourhood of San Antonio, Texas, this family home was designed by local architect John Grable. "The challenge was to balance innovative sustainable technologies with time honoured techniques while also drawing from and integrating with...
  • Music Video Monday
  • 7 months ago · music · 0 Comments · 1848 Views
  • This week we've got videos from Owen Pallett, Ramona Lisa, Sad Eyes, OceaŠn and Bernard + Edith. Directed by Jeff Scheven, Caroline Polachek, Sad Eyes, Ozzie Pullin and Bernard + Edith, respectively. Enjoy!
  • Listen: Jacques Greene - Feel What
  • 7 months ago · music · 0 Comments · 2170 Views
  • New York-based musician Jacques Greene has uploaded a new track to his SoundCloud entitled "Feel What". The release comes following from his EP Phantom Vibrate and is five-and-a-half minutes of R&B-inflected electronic with infectious drum patterns and synths. Listen to the track...
  • Trailer: The Leftovers - A New HBO Series
  • 7 months ago · culture · 1 Comment · 4377 Views
  • HBO has dropped the first full-length trailer for upcoming series The Leftovers. Based on a novel by Tom Perrotta of the same name, the series begins with two percent of the entire world's population suddenly disappearing into...
  • Photographs of Honey Hunting in Nepal
  • 7 months ago · Art & Design · 1 Comment · 7249 Views
  • In his latest series, British photographer Andrew Newey documents the ancient tradition of gathering honey high in the Himalayan foothills of central Nepal Gurung. The honey hunting tribe gather twice a year in the foothills, where they use huge rope ladders and poles to extract...