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Fidget Spinners – another fad?

Although patented in 1993, fidget spinners became largely popular in 2017. Created with ball bearings placed in the middle of various styles of plastic,...

Game Review: Papers, Please

Papers, Please: A Dystopian Document Thriller is a puzzle game, available on PC and iPad, that allows you to take the role of a...

Birth of UW computer museum

While the evolution of Waterloo as the “Canadian Silicon Valley” is an interesting development, the impact of computers on such development is a separate...

Game Review: Firewatch

Firewatch is a first-person linear adventure game that came out in September 2016. After a brief introduction to your playing character — Henry, you...

Investing in manufacturing innovation FedDev Ontario invests in UWaterloo’s additive manufacturing lab

Minister Bardish Chagger came to the University of Waterloo May 24 to announce an $8.9 million investment to establish the Multi-Scale Additive Manufacturing Innovation...

Antikythera Mechanism

It has been 125 years since the discovery of the world’s oldest mechanical calculator — arguably an analogue computer — a device made by...

Waterloo “Captures” Dark Matter!

Researchers at the University of Waterloo, Professor of Astronomy Mike Hudson and former master’s student Seth Epps used weak gravitational lensing to capture the...

Verdun Game Review

A squad-based multiplayer first-person shooter, Verdun was released for PC in April 2015, PlayStation 4 in August 2016 and Xbox One in March 2017...

The sky is the virtual limit “Virtual Reality Story Telling Lab” in the works

When it comes to virtual reality, most associate it with the future of video games. However, Dr. Neil Randall will tell you a very...

Power your home with pet poo Dog doo-doo and microbes combine for fertile green...

The city of Waterloo will be the first city in Canada to use an easily accessible renewable resource for energy: dog poop. Mayor Dave Jaworsky...
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