Adam Butcher spent 13 years designing an eight-bit video game. Was he driven by creativity or madness? In 2001, as a Smashing Pumpkins and Lord of the Rings-obsessed 14-year-old, filmmaker Adam Butcher
Sometimes after a long session of playing a video game, some people will continue to hear the game's sounds in their minds. According to a new study, this can be an actual psychological effect of playing
Last month, speedrunner Cosmo Wright broadcast a world record-setting run of Nintendo 64 game The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time on his Twitch channel. He beat the game in 18 minutes and 10 seconds,
comedy_nose A new threat named “BadUSB” has just emerged, a name that may be a bit of an understatement. This exploit is one of the nastiest security threats we have seen in a long time. It’s dangerous,
The original Game Boy turns 25 today. But short of owning an original device or buying the games again on the 3DS eShop, your best bet for reliving Super Mario Land or Pokémon Red is to use emulators.
Changing Planet Illustration shows the suite of instruments that will be on NASA’s Mars 2020 rover. Courtesy: NASA Living off the land looks like the key to survival on Mars, so NASA’s next red planet
Annoyed by how often your cellphone needs recharging? Stanford researchers say they've made a major step toward the "holy grail" of energy storage — a pure lithium battery. A team that includes former
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Whether it's being catcalled, followed, or physically assaulted, street harassment is a pervasive problem. A short documentary from Vocativ talks to several women who share their harassment experiences.