Christina Thompson

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Nintendo Won 2014, But The Wii U's Fundamental Problem Remains

As I expected, I played a lot of video games over the holidays with family and friends around, and also as expected, I played most of them on the Wii U.<p>While I’ve played games like Mario Kart and Super Smash Bros. previously, this was the first time I really got to experience them in full, …

Gaming

Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

<b>Most types of cancer can be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study has suggested.</b><p>A US team were trying to explain why some tissues were millions of times more vulnerable to cancer than others.<p>The results, in the journal Science, showed two thirds of the cancer types …

Cancer

Polar vortex redux? Bone-chilling cold to envelop Midwest, East Coast

So far, the winter of 2014-15 has not been particularly cold or snowy for much of the East Coast. In fact, the winter so far has been noteworthy for …

Deadly Ebola virus reaches Guinea capital Conakry - UN

<b>An outbreak of the Ebola virus - which has already killed 59 people in Guinea - has reached the capital Conakry, the UN's children agency has warned.</b><p>Unicef said the haemorrhagic fever had spread quickly from southern Guinea, hundreds of kilometres away.<p>Scores of cases have been recorded since the …

Disease

The passion of the checkpoint: Why gaming's most frustrating failure is so hard to fix

I don’t remember what I did wrong when the bullet hit the back of my head.<p>There are ten things going on at once, and I suppose that the cover I was relying on wasn’t quite as effective as I had assumed. I died, the game took a second to find my last checkpoint and it placed me back in the …