Evan McKenzie

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Supermoon Coming on January 1, 2014

A supermoon is coming on January 1, 2014.<p>The new moon is one of two in January, the other coming on January 30.<p>A supermoon is an unofficial term that …

How Neuroscience Will Fight Five Age-Old Afflictions

Rewiring the brain to battle seizures, blindness, and more<p>1) SEIZURES<p><b>A device delivers targeted drugs to calm overactive neurons</b><p>For years, large clinical trials have treated people with epilepsy using so-called deep-brain stimulation: surgically implanted electrodes that can detect a seizure and …

The Science of Chocolate

Meet The First Guy To Beat "The Legend Of Zelda"

As far as the history books are concerned.<p>The Fall 1987 issue of <i>Nintendo Fun Club News</i> reported an exciting development: Ten players had beaten their "new hit video game," <i>The Legend of Zelda</i>. Released on Aug. 22 of that year, <i>Zelda</i> would go on to sell more than 6 million copies and become a cultural …

How the internet ruined game consoles

The time it took for my brother to get our new Super Nintendo out of the box and connected to our television couldn't have been more than five minutes. I'm pretty sure we used the same coaxial cable connector that the NES before it used, though it's possible he was bold enough to forge a new …

Hyrulean Leather Journals Are a Thing of Beauty - Technabob

A plain old journal is not good enough for the video game fanatic. Especially after you have laid eyes on these amazing books. These mythical …