Briefly: Mythbusters Q&A, Candy Crush Fashion, GoalControl-4D Explained

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The tech behind FIFA's World Cup goal detection system, Miyamoto tries out virtual reality, Aussie interview with Mythbusters' Jamie Hyneman.

  • Candy Crush is so popular that it's inspired a Vice fashion shoot. The results are... weird.
  • The Mythbusters: Behind The Myths tour is coming to Australia in August. Gizmodo caught up with special effects guru Jamie Hyneman about all things Mythbusters. Click here to read the interview.
  • Want to see something really freaky? It's Anna from Disney's Frozen — but in real life.
  • The Korea-Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA) aims to open up commerce between Australia and its third largest trading partner. However, it could also sink iiNet’s landmark piracy trial ruling. Gizmodo looks at the evidence.
  • It's Friday, so here's a picture of Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto trying a Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset. Bless.
  • Also because it's Friday, here's a video of the hottest cosplayers from MomoCon.
  • Have you ever wondered why toilet paper is usually white? Wonder no longer.
  • FIFA has historically resisted goal-line detection systems, which use cameras and sensors to determine when a goal is good or not. Until now, that is. The GoalControl-4D system works with 14 high-speed cameras (7 per goal) around the pitch at the stadium roof/catwalk. Click here for a demonstration of how it works.


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