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The Future Is A Metaverse Of Pain — Beautiful, Beautiful, Pain.

22 MARCH 2022

TOP STORY

Startup Says It’s Created an Actual “Invisibility Shield”

A British startup claims to have created a real world “invisibility shield” that doesn’t even need power to operate. Think of it as Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak, but in the shape of a flat piece of cardboard that turns anything behind it into an indiscernible smudge.

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HEADLINES FROM TODAY

ONERussia Accused of Impeding Efforts to Fight Fires Near Seized Chernobyl Power Plant

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TWOElon Musk Busts Enthusiastic Dance Moves at Tesla Gigafactory Opening

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THREEAstrophysicist Says We May Have Already Observed Wormholes Created by Alien Civilization

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OF INTEREST

Startup Says Its Tech Can Inflict Actual Pain in the Metaverse

A Japanese startup called H2L Technologies wants you to be able to feel pain inside the metaverse. It’s a strange new development that goes to show companies are willing to go far in their quest to blur the lines between reality and the virtual world, the Financial Times reports.

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NEWS IN QUOTES

“ Psychology and intelligence researchers are unequivocal: men and women do not differ in actual IQ. 

— A new study highlighting the power of being underestimated (and, uh, vice-versa)

FROM THE DEPT. OF STUFF TO SPEND MONEY ON

Switch-Up Game Enhancer is a Modern-Day Game Shark for Nintendo Switch

Have you still not checked this out? It goes away soon, from here, so: You should. And what should you check out? For those of you old enough to remember the incredible resplendence of the Game Genie, you will recognize the utterly incredible genius of what we’re about to show you. For those of you who aren’t: My god, did you miss out. But you don’t have to, anymore.

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