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Adam Penenberg: How Gamification Is Going To Change The Workplace

I recently spoke to Adam Penenberg, who is the author of the new book, <i>Play at Work: How Games Inspire Breakthrough Thinking</i> (Portfolio, 2013). Penenberg is a journalism professor at New York University and the assistant director of the Business & Economic Program and heads the department’s ethics …

Surprising Photo: Toad Eats Bat

Wildlife<p><b>It may look like the Lady Gaga of amphibians, but this enterprising cane toad is actually in the midst of eating a bat.</b><p>Yufani Olaya, a ranger at Peru’s Cerros de Amotape National Park, sent the picture to Peru-based biologist Phil Torres, who published it on his blog.<p>The toad and its bat …

EVE Online's Fountain War - The July Offensive

<b>The war so far: The Clusterfuck Coalition (CFC) and the TEST Alliance engaged in a massive battle--the largest battle in EVE's history--but it ended</b> …

World History

EVE Online's Fountain War - Miracle of Z9PP-H

<b>The War So Far: Both the offensive Clusterfuck Coalition (CFC) and the defensive TEST Alliance and its allies have found themselves at an impasse.</b> …

War

Kelsey Grammer joins The Expendables 3

<b>The Expendables 3</b> has added another name to its ever-expanding cast, with Deadline revealing that Kelsey Grammer (<b>X-Men: The Last Stand</b>, <b>Transformers:</b> …

EVE Online's Fountain War - First shots fired

<i>The War so far:</i> <b>In</b> <i>early June 2013, the Clusterfuck Coalition(CFC) announced its plans to capture Fountain, on New Eden’s western edge. The CFC needs</i> …

Banned 'Throw Your Phone' Game Knows if You're Cheating

Like many successful smartphone games, the goal of Send Me to Heaven is easily communicated. Unlike other games, the goal is to throw your phone as …

FYI: What Would Happen If I Ate Nothing But Meat?

Good ol' meat and potatoes. Without the potatoes.<p>You might get scurvy, like a pirate. Cooked meat contains very little vitamin C, notes Donald Beitz, a nutritional biochemist at Iowa State University. Without the vitamin, scurvy would bring on rashes and gum disease, not to mention very bad breath. …

Sony's Viacom Deal Is Big News For PS4

In the console war, the Xbox One is the box with major TV offerings alongside its gaming functions. Or, at least, it was. Sony has reached a landmark deal to stream Viacom channels via an Internet TV service, and, one assumes, the company’s soon to be released Playstation 4, according a report from …

Elon Musk reveals hyperloop design: 800 miles per hour between SF and LA

SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk has revealed the first design for the hyperloop, a high speed transit system that could take people between San …

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20 Adorably Awkward Yearbook Photos Of Pop Stars

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Alliance crowned Dota 2 world champions

Alliance have won the Dota 2 world Championship in Seattle, Washington.<p>The Swedish professional gaming outfit defeated Ukrainian team Na'Vi in a …

A Space Laser Designed To Vaporize Dangerous Asteroids

DE-STAR could vaporize asteroids that threaten Earth in less than an hour.<p>DE-STAR is designed to vaporize or divert asteroids that threaten Earth. This isn't science fiction—I build things that have to work in practice. DE-STAR stands for Directed Energy Solar Targeting of Asteroids and …

Novelty Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

<i>This Father’s Day think outside of the box. Your old man may be expecting a trip to the pub, or a pair of socks, but he certainly won’t be expecting</i> …

Shopping

In Theory: Can the Xbox One cloud transform next-gen gaming?

Xbox One will sit in your living room and burn through not the paltry 1.2 teraflops of computing power as was rumoured, but almost five teraflops - …

Final Fantasy 9 sidequest discovered after 13 years

The 2000 PlayStation hit Final Fantasy 9 will be 13 years old later this year, but that doesn't mean it doesn't still have some secrets. Just this …