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  • May 27, 2014
    This is a cute video from animator Hombre_McSteez in which he augments reality with cartoons by drawing stop-motion animations on clear cels and holding them over real-life action. It's worth a watch. Unless you're a dingleberry. If you're a dingleberry don't bother because ... / Continue →
  • December 26, 2012
    This is a little augmented reality TARDIS created by Greg Kumparak. When one side is viewed through a smartphone, you can see a 3D model of the spacious TARDIS interior inside. Pretty neat. Reminds me of the time my friends and I tried to see how many of us could fit inside ... / Continue →
  • November 16, 2012
    Because real life is boring when you're not staring at a phone, Google has created Ingress, an augmented reality "Warcraft like" MMORPG that's played in real life through an Android app. I'm not sure how I feel about it EXCEPT I AM GOING TO F***ING WIN. I played SimCity, I kn... / Continue →
  • July 18, 2012
    Come on bro, you have to admit you look creepy as f***. Please tell me you at least had a shirt on. Steve Mann, the self-proclaimed "father of computer vision systems" (and NOT "the father of a dino baby" like I want to be) was recently assaulted by three McDonalds employees ... / Continue →
  • April 4, 2012
    This is a conceptual video demo of Google's augmented reality glasses ('Project Glass'), which they hope to begin testing in the coming months. Think of them as like a see-through smart phone taped to your eyeball. You know, or augmented reality glasses if you're good at wrap... / Continue →
  • September 14, 2010
    Geekologie Reader Justin Blinder (Aaaaah -- my eyes!) went and baked an augmented reality cake after realizing that, if he didn't augment reality, somebody was gonna have a pretty sad party. Recently being faced with the task of making (or buying) a decorative cake, I decided ... / Continue →
  • August 10, 2010
    Sure you have to wear this ridiculous hat, but that's a small price to pay to taste any flavor cookie you want. God I hope it comes preloaded with all the Girl Scout flavors! Plus pot brownies! Kidding, they always end up tasting like shit. Scientist Tajuki Narumi and a tea... / Continue →
  • February 16, 2010
    Want a badass dragon tattoo but worried what your mom will think? Fear not, because now you can get a square instead, and, when you video-chat your special lady-friend on the interwebs, BOOM, IT'S A FLYING DRAGON! You are so hardcore! Of course, not as hardcore as I am becau... / Continue →
  • February 1, 2010
    Marc Stromberg went and developed an augmented reality t-shirt that allows you to play paper rock scissors with yourself via webcam and computer. You just put the shirt on, go to THIS special website, and you'll be yelling at your laptop for cheating in no time. Dynamite?! D... / Continue →
  • July 8, 2009
    Canon, using virtual reality technology (that I'm going to steal), is planning an entirely nonexistent dinosaur exhibit at a museum in Chiba, Japan. Visitors will be allowed to don a pair of virtual reality glasses that will display nearly life-sized three-dimensional images o... / Continue →
  • June 19, 2009
    This is a video of an augmented reality game designed by the Georgia Tech Augmented Environments Lab and the Savannah College of Art and Design - Atlanta. It's called 'ARhrrrr', which, despite sounding piratey, is actually a zombie game. It's pretty cool too. You play the ga... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2009
    We've already seen several examples of augmented reality here on Geekologie. Some sexier than others. And now the technology may be coming to everybody's favorite modular plastic blocks -- LEGO! LEGO will apparently be rolling out these new 'Digital Box' kiosks to select toy... / Continue →