Wanna be a Rock Star? Fake It

For many people, Rock-'n'-Roll ambitions are stifled by a lack of, well, talent. Don't let that stop you anymore. To wit: Australian scientist Richard Helmer, left, recently developed an air-guitar T shirt with built-in motion sensors that detect arm movements and turn them into audible riffs. That's not all. A slew of video games, camps and classes are rolling out to fulfill your delusions of rock-'n'-roll grandeur. So slap on those leather pants and get ready to become the next platinum performer--at least in your imagination.

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