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New Pokemon Go Game Based on The Movements of Real Animals

A ferociously fun game that brings you closer to wildlife and lets you get involved in its conservation

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    National parks and conservationists rely on GPS data to understand the resource needs and patterns of animals living in the wild.

    Via: Safari Central on Kickstarter


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    Now, that data is going into a mobile game where players track animals, based on their natural movements, in their own cities.

    Via: Safari Central on Kickstarter


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    In the augmented reality game, Safari Central, players follow real animals like Manyara, a 26-year-old elephant in Tanzania, WHO traveled 695 kilometers with her herd of elephants, in the last 5 months.

    Via: Safari Central on Kick starter

    “Think of it as Pokemon Go, but where the animals are real animals, and where they move around a city based on their actual movements, not where we tell them to go,” told Qartz Africa Gautam Shah, founder of Internet of Elephants, a US and Kenya-based start up, making Safari Central.


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    The game is the first to use real tracking data

    Via: Safari Central on Kickstarter

    The company have data on elephants, lions, grizzly bears, jaguars, wolves, giant anteaters, frigate birds, vultures and other animals from organizations like WWF Brazil, Conservation International in the US, the Chicago Zoological Society, as well as conservation groups and parks based in Kenya and South Africa.


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    The goal is to connect more people with the daily lives of animals and raise support for conservation efforts.

    Via: Safari central on kickstarter

    The startup, which is currently holding a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the game, plans to release a preview of the app in August and a full launch in December of 2018.

Read more: http://cheezburger.com/2808581/new-pokemon-go-game-based-on-the-movements-of-real-animals

This Terrifying Simulator Demonstrates How YOU Could Cause The End Of The World

Zombie apocalypses might be the stuff of horror films, but theyve got nothing on smallpox pandemics.

The Collapse is a web-based simulator that details the journey of you patient zero infected with smallpox. After putting in your address, you have to find your way around thelocal area on amap, attempting to survivewhile trying to minimize the amount of people you infect.

The game prompts you to make decisions, such as which hospital to go to when you start to feel unwell. With each move, you follow a story and get fedsome pretty interestingif not utterly terrifyingfacts about pandemics and smallpox. Throughout the game, youre givena running update on how quickly the virus is spreading.

According to Ubisoft, the whole simulator uses Open Street Map, NASA open source data, and IATA Flight routes,along with data from the World Health Organization.

The game has been released as a promotion for the new Ubisoft third-person shooter game The Division, where players are immersed in a virus-ridden apocalyptic New York. The gameis available on March 8.

Read more: http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/start-global-pandemic-terrifying-simulator

Playing Giant Game Of Jenga With Heavy Machinery

Playing Giant Game Of Jenga With Heavy Machinery

It seems more and more unexpected players are entering the Internet world to promote their products with viral videos.

Heavy machinery company Cat is now trending for this epic, giant game of Jenga they played with heavy machinery. As most people already know, the players must remove a log from the Jenga structure and add it to the top without toppling the rest over.

In this game, the ‘pieces’ are 600 pounds! 

 

Read more: http://www.viralviralvideos.com/2014/04/16/playing-giant-game-of-jenga-with-heavy-machinery/

Russian Guy Gets Pranked while Trying Oculus Rift (Video)

A Russian guy tries out the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, gets pranked by some jokester…

If you get impatient, skip to the 1:20 mark in the video:

Spotted here and here.