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May 1, 2016
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Virtual Reality Brings You Inside Earthquake-torn Nepal

The awesome power of Virtual Reality lets you experience the post-earthquake Nepalese danger zone Last April, 2015, a tremendous earthquake, close to 8 on the Richter scale, struck Nepal, killing more than 9,000 people. Today, much of the country’s infrastructure lies in ruins. Among the most impacted are Nepal’s thousands […]
December 30, 2015
children at Zaatari refugee camp, Jordan

Dispelling the Darkness: Ikea Lights up Refugee Camps

Millions of refugees have fled the war in Syria, running for their lives and leaving behind everything: nationhood, families, homes, jobs, and possessions, to live in barely tolerable conditions with no true end in sight. While refugee camps provide an oasis from the trauma of war, they are primitive, with […]
December 6, 2015
children in africa

Bringing Back the Smile

Bringing children back to life after the loss of parents and other traumas Millions of children throughout the world are dealing with the loss of their childhood due to wars, famines and diseases that take away parents, siblings and normalcy. Child advocates and psychologists worry about the long-term impact on […]
November 19, 2015
People using Oculus

The Next Frontier in Social Networking—Virtual Reality

Facebook introduces Oculus Social It’s not the Matrix yet, but Facebook recently released a new app, called Oculus Social alpha, which will allow you to virtually travel to the movie theater and enjoy your favorite flick. If you want, you can share this virtual movie watching experience with up to […]