Sarah Gonzales

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The freedom to explore most open-world games is a lie

Open-world games aren't going away anytime soon, but more often than not when we play them we're being led around by a breadcrumb trail instead of actually exploring. Sometimes even quite literally. The reasoning for that is because it's <i>much</i> easier for game developers to stick a mini-map or quest …

A Katrina hero: He hopped into a boat and became a one-man rescue squad

NEW ORLEANS — The man, nearly 90 years old, feebly made his way into Ken Bellau’s fiberglass fishing boat. Once onboard, he quietly asked Bellau to check on his grandson. “He’s right over there,” the old man said.<p>Bellau agreed, motoring slowly down the street. He didn’t see anybody needing rescue. …

New Orleans

Is Dark Energy a Chameleon?

<b>A lab experiment has all but nixed one of the theories of dark energy, a mysterious force pushing the universe apart.</b>This diagram shows changes in …

Small man syndrome really does exist, US government researchers conclude

Men who feel the least masculine are nearly three times more likely to commit violent acts compared with those who are comfortable in their own skin<p>Small man syndrome really does exist, US government scientists have found, after research showed men who feel the least masculine are at risk of …

Oxford University

This popular 'smart pill' enhances brain function with an added benefit

In the years since, modafinil has become popular for another, off-label use: to boost a person's cognitive abilities — an effect that hadn't been thoroughly studied by scientists.<p>Now a team of researchers has reviewed the literature to find that modafinil does, in fact, increase a number of …

‘Fantastic Four’ Grossed A Disastrous $26.2 Million On A $120 Million Budget

<i>Fantastic Four</i> grossed a disastrous $26.2 million this weekend on a movie that cost $120 million to produce, and even adding the $34 million it earned overseas, calling it a “flop” is warranted. It was worse than just about anyone predicted (many projected a $40 million opening) and the worst …