Karol Pietrzak

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EA Charging Players For Gas In New 'Need For Speed'

There are some things that we can do in video games that we can’t possibly do in real life. Some games let us fly, or unleash super-powers, or pilot fighter jets or spaceships. I call this feeling “superful.”<p>Other times, it’s the things we don’t have to do in video games that make them so great. We …

Mobile Gaming

4 Foundational Habits Every Person Needs

“We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.”<p>~ John Dryden<p>Every person is different, but every person is human, meaning we all have things …

11 Years of Love and Friendship Between a Lion and the Man Who Raised Him

The lion may be known as “the king of the jungle,” but 11-year-old Zion is nothing but a loving sweetheart to his caretaker Frikkie Von Solms, a 69-year-old man who lives and cares for big cats in southern Africa. Born to a lioness named Simba, Zion was separated from his parents as a cub due to …

Cute Animals

Is Facebook down? A history of outages

Facebook is a juggernaut that leaves a void for billions when it goes offline, but back in 2010, the only answer was to turn the whole thing off and on again<p>When Facebook goes down it’s a serious issue: bored office workers are bereft of distractions, children are obliged to talk to their families, …

Internet

Odeon cinema fails to provide wheelchair access for The Theory of Everything

An Odeon cinema in Harrogate has told a disabled boy that they couldn’t accommodate his wheelchair for any of its nine weekend screenings of Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything – including ones on national Disabled Access Day.<p>His mother Kelly told the Mirror: “He said to me the film was …

Motor Neurone Disease