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Brain Break: Watch This Kid's Virtual Reality Wipeout The rise of VR has had its share of flops. Some are funnier than others.

By Kim Lachance Shandrow

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As if strapping a virtual reality headset to your face isn't dorky enough, it could have you falling flat on your face, too.

At least that's what happened to this poor kid. She gave a fancy $799 pair of HTC Vive VR goggles a spin, pawed her way around like a lost mole in the dark, and -- whoops-a-daisy -- she biffed. Hard.

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Lucky girl, someone posted the footage of her eating it on Imgur. A day later the funny clip made the rounds on Reddit, where a kind soul begged the critical question: "OUCH! Is the Vive okay?!?!" Thanks to the little human cushion, it appears to be. But we're not so sure about the kid. She got a wicked harsh taste of reality -- also known as the floor.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

Former West Coast Editor

Kim Lachance Shandrow is the former West Coast editor at Entrepreneur.com. Previously, she was a commerce columnist at Los Angeles CityBeat, a news producer at MSNBC and KNBC in Los Angeles and a frequent contributor to the Los Angeles Times. She has also written for Government Technology magazine, LA Yoga magazine, the Lowell Sun newspaper, HealthCentral.com, PsychCentral.com and the former U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. C. Everett Coop. Follow her on Twitter at @Lashandrow. You can also follow her on Facebook here

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