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8 board games to try if you love video games

<i>Owen Duffy is a journalist, dad and board game expert from Glasgow. His blog,</i> <i>Cardboard Sandwich</i><i>, is devoted to board games, card games, roleplaying</i> …

A history of everyone in the NBA hating the Clippers

Here's a comprehensive (but likely incomplete) history of NBA players, coaches and organizations expressing their disgust for the Clippers.<p><b>April 5, 2012.</b> Blake Griffin aggravates Pau Gasol, the world's nicest person, by gloating after a dunk."You have to be respectful, too. Otherwise, you probably …

If A Tree Falls In The Forest, Does It Make A Sound? Science Has The Answer (And It's Surprising)

Science

How to Work with People Who Aren’t Good at Working with People

Twenty five years after the term “emotional intelligence” was first introduced by academics, thousands of independent scientific studies have highlighted the importance of managing your own and others’ emotions in relation to career success, job performance, entrepreneurship, and leadership.<p>But …

Oculus Is Building Its Own Games For Rift, But You’ll Need A Computer To Play

The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will not work right out of the box. The Oculus Rift consumer edition that starts pre-orders later this year and ships in Q1 2016 will require a personal computer to power it, Oculus co-founder Nate Mitchell said on stage today at TechCrunch Disrupt NY. That …

Chipotle's flashy ban on GMOs is totally backfiring

The move, which was initially praised, is being called "bad science" and "opportunistic."<p>Some are even pointing out that Chipotle sells soda with corn syrup from genetically modified corn.<p>Chipotle's GMO ban abuses the public's scientifically unfounded fear to sell burritos, according to a recent …

Agriculture

Mobile, augmented reality games set to become dominant market forces by 2018

<i>Click here for all of our GamesBeat Summit coverage.</i><p><b>UPDATE (10:13 pm, Pacific Time):</b> Made some minor adjustments to stated figures at the request of the featured speaker.<p>SAUSALITO, Calif. — The inaugural GamesBeat Summit promised to delve into the bold ideas of gaming — and it kicked off with a …

Augmented Reality

How can privacy survive in the era of the internet of things?

As more and more devices are connected, there are two futures when it comes to privacy. Which one will we pick?<p>Amazon’s new Dash button, which will order replacement products at the touch of a button, might well usher us further towards the internet of things (IoT), in which a variety of connected …

The Paradoxes That Threaten To Tear Modern Cosmology Apart

Some simple observations about the universe seem to contradict basic physics. Solving these paradoxes could change the way we think about the …