Best of: IMAGES of 2012

on Tuesday, Dec. 25th

We get it, you need to turn your brain off, and just want to look at some pretty pictures for a while.

So here’s the best of our galleries and photo heavy stories.

Remake Project: From Paintings To Photography

This WAS E3 2012

Bring Your Own Big Wheel 2012

Rewilding: Primitivists Take it Back to Basics (Warning: “graphic” content.)

Brandalism: Reclaiming Outdoor Ads One Billboard At A Time

A Photographer Who Knows His Subject, Painted Ants

Rolling Stones Stories From British Press Archives Go Digital

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Rent Video Straight From Social Media Via Gumroad

The people who brought the “Buy Now” button to Twitter are going all-in on film distribution.

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Siegel's NOME meditation machine.

Hacking Consciousness: Silicon Valley’s Next Frontier

Is there something that lies beyond the quantified self movement?

Detail from the cover of Snow Crash.'

Bright, Bold Future: Magic Leap Has Hired The Godfather of The Metaverse

There’s a rapturous term thrown around by VR enthusiasts: “The Metaverse.” It is a term that comes from the seminal Neal Stephenson science fiction novel Snow Crash, where it described a kind of embodied virtual reality.

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In the looming battle of AR and VR the prize is your mind.

Let’s talk about augmented reality versus virtual reality shall we?

Corey McCall with the video game controller that measures the level of excitement in the player. Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service

These Game Controllers Will (One Day) Read Your Mind

A version of this story airs on NPR/WBUR’s Here & Now.

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