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John Riggs

How are you feelin'? I'm married with three kids, love cooking (when I find the time) and love old video games. I'm a retro nerd who loves to reminisce about the '80s and '90s and am an autism-awareness advocate. - PSN, Xbox Live and Wii U, game with me! @johnblueriggs (also on Instagram, Twitter and Pintrest)
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Man Scared of Roller Coasters Rides a Virtual One in Hilarious Video

The Oculus Rift kind of a 'virtual reality' device you wear on your head so you can only see the video game you're playing and, when you look around in real life, your character matches that movement. There have been some pretty funny videos so far, but this may be my favorite. As a caption said, this guy is afraid of roller coasters so he rides this one on a computer. His reaction is priceless.

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Five Other Uses for Your 3D Fireworks Glasses

The glasses are becoming as much of a tradition as the fireworks themselves. People go nuts for Pepsi 3D Firework Festival glasses as it amplifies each firework by 9000%. But what to do with them after the biggest show in the sky is over? Don't throw them away! Here are five extra uses for your Pepsi 3D Firework Festival glasses.

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Using Virtual Reality to Simulate The Act of Being Beheaded [VIDEO]

The Oculus Rift is a VR headset that's about as close to those classic 'virtual reality' set-ups as we'll ever get. It started out as a kickstarter campaign and shattered it's goal so, sometime, in the near future, we may have an Oculus Rift as what we play our video games on.

Since it's all you can see, your mind will envelope you into the video game you're playing, but what about when something drastic happens to you, like, getting beheaded?

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Remembering Roger Ebert – A Guy Who Loved Life

I'll best honest, I didn't know Roger Ebert. Sure, I knew of him, but wasn't a follower of his. I didn't care if he thought a movie was good or bad. I didn't watch his show. I do know that he had one of the coolest jobs in the world and definitely struggled at the end of his life. All too recently, they're showing pictures of what he looked like near the end of his days, after surgery missing his jaw and all that. I'd rather remember him for this picture. Just some dude who doesn't look like a super model or fashion plate who loves what he did.

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