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Haptic Controllers Bring Real Pain to VR Games: HaptX, TEGway, Hardlight VR, bHaptics

Outfitted with a 3-D tracker and motorized capsules, the CyberTouch Glove was a $15,000 mitt that vibrated as you handled virtual objects onscreen. That was way back in 2000. Today such haptic technology—vibrating actuators and electrical impulses that stimulate your skin receptors and nerve endings—has become both cheaper and increasingly advanced, allowing VR gamers to feel real-world discomfort. “Any VR […]

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Best Pizza-Making Tools: Pizza Scissors, Gloves, Stove-Top Pizza Oven

1 Dreamfarm ScizzaGetting clean cuts on your sausage-topped slices can be a frustrating task. Ditch the flimsy wheel and wield some sturdy scissors instead. The Scizza’s lower blade includes a nonstick, nylon spatula tip that slides underneath the crust as you snip— making it a breeze to lift and serve once your slice is free.$30 2 Pizzacraft Pizzeria Pronto Stovetop […]

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These Beautiful Ceramic Knives Will Keep Your Kitchen Looking Sharp

The key to success in the #paleo lifestyle is to consume a great many meats, and the perfect implements for carving roast beast are these Stone Age–­inspired slicers from Edge of Belgravia. The lightweight construction makes them easy to command, and the soft, graspable handles won’t punish your paws during marathon ­cubing ­seshes. The near-diamond-hard ceramic blades of all five […]

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Instant-Read Kitchen Thermometers: Thermoworks, Oxo Good Grips, Etekcity

1 OXO Good Grips ThermocoupleThe circular hinge on this contortionist lets the probe pivot up to 225 degrees so you can use it with your right or left hand. The center button allows for rotation of the hot poker without ­singeing your skin. Flip the orientation and the screen auto-flips for ­right-side up display.$100 2 Etekcity Lasergrip 1080Is that skillet […]

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