Avatars: create a sense of embodiment and presence for the user... and can be incredibly realistic, even beautiful.
Second Life !
Illiastra Panoramic Camera System
Subscription Boxes in Second Life
Tutorial: Adding shadows to Second Life photos in Photoshop - YouTube
Gangnam Style - Second Life (parody) SL
56. Second Life by SJ Watson. Excellent book, I couldn't put it down. Wish it was one chapter longer though.
Nasty Girl by Destiny's Child - Second Life