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Berlin's Museum Tours in Arabic Forge a Bridge to Refugees
Berlin's Museum Tours in Arabic Forge a Bridge to Refugees
[Recently] Mr. [Kamal] Alramadhani [a native of Mosul] and about 30 others — some of them teenagers who had walked much of the way from Syria — were visiting the [Pergamon] museum for the first time, on a free Arabic-language tour. It is pa...
How Virtual Reality Can Enhance the Life of Older Adults
How Virtual Reality Can Enhance the Life of Older Adults
Smaller, cheaper and more awesome [virtual reality] headsets in development will no doubt flood the market in coming years. Useful applications will integrate virtual digital images and sounds with everyday life, allowing the wearer to interact with th...
Kids are 3D printing their own "superhero cyborg" prosthetic arms. (Water cannons optional)
Kids are 3D printing their own "superhero cyborg" prosthetic arms. (Water cannons optional)
In a program called "Superhero Cyborgs," six kids with upper-limb disabilities — among the 1,500 born each year in the US — learned to tinker with the latest 3D-modeling and -printing tools during the January workshop. Their mission: To cre...
The Art Institute of Chicago Recreates Van Gogh's Famous Bedroom to be Rented on Airbnb
The Art Institute of Chicago Recreates Van Gogh's Famous Bedroom to be Rented on Airbnb
Moving the art viewing experience from a linear surface to a three-dimensional environment, the Art Institute of Chicago is launching an interactive experience alongside their latest exhibition — entry to a full-size replica of Van Gogh's paintin...