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Fear of Flying? You Could Soon Wear a Virtual Reality Helmet to Calm Your Nerves

People have tried just about everything to overcome their fear of flying sleep medicine, soothing music, a tablet full of Breaking Bad episodes but they likely haven’t considered virtual reality. That’s where Airbus comes in. The airplane manufacturer has patented a special type of VR helmet that would allow paranoid plane passengers to slip into a happy place for a few hours.

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The Eff Needs Help Keeping 3d Printing Free

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is looking forward to a future when 3D printing, thanks to "creative" patents, could no longer be free. Because the technology is so nascent, patenting parts of the process or renewing expiring patents could prevent incremental improvement of the technology out of fear or patent infringement. The EFF wants to head this off at the pass.

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Jon Huntsman: Don't Fear China, Collaborate

Not rated yet. You must be logged in to rate this video. 216 Views Length: 89:33 Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. discusses America's role in the world with Political Science Professor Peter Feaver. The talk, "America 2012: Challenges and Opportunities Abroad," was a Terry Sanford Distinguished Lecture.

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Tech companies fear implications of trade pact

Companies across the technology industry – from Internet access providers to social networking sites to video-sharing services – are bracing for this week's release of a draft of a trade agreement that they fear could undermine all sorts of online activities.

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A Lawyer Who Is Also A Photographer Just Deleted All Her Pinterest Boards Out Of Fear

A woman named Kirsten decided to look into the legality of Pinterest . After all, she's a lawyer with a passion for photography. What she found scared her so much, she shut down her Pinterest boards entirely.

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Obama insists US does not fear China, seals military deal with Australia

CANBERRA, Australia President Barack Obama insisted Wednesday that the United States does not fear China, even as he announced a new security agreement with Australia that is widely viewed as a response to China’s growing aggressiveness. The agreement, announced during a joint news conference with Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, will expand the

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Syria: Dying Illusions And A Slow-burning Fuse

Bayan al-Bayasi had been steadily growing disillusioned with her president over the years, but like most Syrians raised on fear and submission, she kept silent. When the Arab protest wave reached Syria, she even defended Bashar Assad to her friends, saying she was sure he was a reformer at heart. (26 mins ago)

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