CPU, GPU, Shaders, and more: a look at the hardware behind the most recent gaming technologies.

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Our musical experience is all thanks to a harmonious marriage between how we interpret events and science. Yes, music is all about physics and math, even though we aren't aware of it most of the time.

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Bluescreen technology is a major component of most modern special effects. The technique results in composite pictures or pictures made of separate images that are put together to generate one image. The composite images are what we see on the screen.

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As Pixar director Brad Bird says, "it is far easier to blow up a planet in CG [computer graphic] animation than it is to have a character simply grab another person's shirt!"

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I spoke to Joe Nguyen, a recently graduated engineer from the University of Toronto. He explained to me that the Wii controller uses a complicated combination of different technologies.

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Who would have thought that a 7-inch round piece of plastic could go head-to-head with the music industry's heavy-hitter, the MP3? The vinyl record has been popping up in music videos and clubs alike, and it's here to stay.

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Tocelebrate the return of Peter Parker to theatres on the big screen, we thought we would pit him against a villain whose powers truly matched his own: a real spider!

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While checking out the latest videos on YouTube when you find a video of someone making drum beats...with their voice! "Beatboxing" - the latest craze in urban music culture. But what exactly is beatboxing, and how do they make all those sounds?

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The future of video? Blu-ray is the name of a next generation optical disc format. It is able to record, rewrite, and playback high definition video in addition to storing more data than DVDs. Amazingly, it is the same dimensions as the typical DVD disc.

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The ‘windmill’ and ‘headspin’ are not only some of the most impressive moves in Breakdancing, but also great demonstration of Physics in action.

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