XBox One vs. Playsta...

I wouldn’t claim to be an expert in the ways of the modern gaming console. I grew up arguing the benefits of the Intellivision’s maniacally buttoned disc controllers versus the simplicity of the Atari 2600. Yes, I can still manage a game of Madden, but the specs and capabilities...

Surprising Benefits ...

This month’s issue of Nature features a surprising finding: video games may actually improve brain function. The headline may be music to my teenage brother’s ears, who has heard my mother tell him that Call of Duty is rotting his brain all too many times, but it does come with...

Are We Ready For Ele...

Electric vehicles, though still only a fraction of the larger car market, continue to grow in 2013. Recent numbers from flagship vehicles like the Leaf and the Volt have shown that there is a steadily increasing demand for this technology. Proponents know that one of the keys to the long...

From Lab to Table: O...

In today’s weird scientific news, a hamburger grown in a laboratory from cow muscle was given a well-publicized taste test. The $325,000 project to create meat from a cow’s stem cells took 2 years and a lot of passion from Mark Post, the Dutch researcher who led the project. Thanks...

Kissing Phones and O...

Technology is a marvelous, magical thing. There are so many innovations readily available today that seemed impossible even a few short years ago. And yet, it seems that many technological innovators could stand to consider the idea that just because you can make something, doesn’t...

Present-Day Sillines...

A lot of reactions are automatic. However, do you ever take a moment to look back and analyze your actions and thought patterns? If you’re an internet native like I am and have engaged in this activity, you’ve probably found yourself questioning your own behavior and chastising...