Virtual World

  • Online spoofs: Parties battle it out in virtual world April 16, 2014

    "Kattar soch nahi yuva josh" is replaced by "Koi Soch Nahi, Khali Pili ka Josh" in an online spoof of a Congress advertisement, one of the many parodies flooding the digital space as political parties mock each other in a no-holds barred slugfest. As political temperatures rise, the new-age warriors of...
  • Taste your favourite food, online! January 4, 2014

    Bored of 24X7 online viewing, listening and chatting? It's time to satiate your palate in the virtual world now. If we believe scientists, a digital device can actually recreate the taste of virtual food and drinks by noninvasive electrical and thermal stimulation of the tongue. A team led by Nimesha Ranasinghe, an...
  • Marry, honeymoon in virtual world December 20, 2006

    Mumbai: Marsha recently married her long-time boyfriend Charlie the Wizard and the couple then honeymooned in Jawai. Interestingly, Marsha and Charlie the Wizard are the couple's virtual names. As for Jawai, it is the virtual world's Hawai. The two of them met onboard a game called Ragnarok and thereafter there was...
  • Reuters opens virtual news bureau October 16, 2006

    San Francisco/New York: Reuters Group Plc is opening a news bureau in the simulation game Second Life this week, joining a race by corporate name brands to take part in the hottest virtual world on the Internet. Starting on Wednesday, Reuters plans to begin publishing text, photo and video news...