Interestingly, 53% of Utherverse's users are women and a majority of users are university educated and in their twenties and thirties.
The third annual International Women and Girls in Science Day will be celebrated worldwide on Feb.Sitting outside with my back to the sun, I noticed that the shadow cast by each clear lens of my glasses was equally as dark as that cast by the frame and my head. Surely the clear lens would let the light through rather than casting a shadow?Runners have long debated the difference between training on a treadmill and training on solid ground.We allow users to do anything they could do in real life with their bodies," Utherverse's CEO and founder Brian Shuster told IBTimes UK."We decided that in the virtual world, everything should be as consequence-free as possible, so we programmed a button in that you could press to get rid of the hangover from smoking pot, when you're tired of the effect."Shuster is well known on the web as the "Prince of Pop-Ups" – he helped to monetise the internet in the 1990s by inventing banner and pop-up ads.There is a copious amount of sexually explicit content on Utherverse, and the first world launched in 2004 was Red Light Center, a virtual replica of Amsterdam's red light district."In the beginning, adult content was wildly successful on the net and that was how so many people moved onto the internet," Shuster says."We weren't shy about focusing on the adult content when Utherverse began, as it helped to bring people onto the virtual world.