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A set of VR glasses. Courtesy of UploadVR
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Augmented Reality: a new way to see the world

On April 6th and 7th, thousands of people across America gathered at the Washington Convention Center for the biennialUSA Science and Engineering festival expo. Over 3000 organizations, including Lockheed Martin, NASA and the Department of Defense, came out to display their cutting-edge technology. One of the most interesting types of technology featured at the Expo was augmented reality (AR).

Panda-monium!

Baby panda watch 2015 has come to a close!

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Top ten tweets: 1/17-1/23

Every week on Silver Chips Online the top ten tweets will aim to highlight the ten most important, most clever, or funniest tweets of the week. Keep caught up with news, sports, and social media in this week's roundup.

Deciding the presidency based on 538 people

In the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by almost 3 million but had 70 less Electoral College votes than Donald Trump, resulting in her loss. She had more of the publicís support but less of the 538 electors who had the final word. By the law, she isnít our President, but she should be.

Everyone is at the Houseparty

It seems like every teenager has Houseparty now. No, not the classic loud music, red solo cup and popcorn on the floor kind of house party. We mean the app; Houseparty.

The safety pin campaign comes to America

In the wake of Trump's election, many have expressed a need for solidarity and tolerance. Wearing a safety pin is supposed to signify being an ally and a safe person who will stand up against oppression and protect those being publicly harassed.

Taylor Swift vs. Kanye West: Kan ye not?

It's no secret that Taylor Swift and Kanye West do not get along. Their latest twitter showdown attracted the attention of many while West's wife, Kim Kardashian, watched it all erupt from the side.
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