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Virtual reality startup aims to create the experience of eating — without the food

<b>(Project Nourished)</b><p>Could this possibly be satisfying?<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>January 12, 2015 9:50pm (UTC)<p>What if you were able to be tricked into thinking you're eating delicious things, when you're actually just eating a gelatinous slice of futuristic goo? Kokiri Lab, a company founded by experience …

This kid called 911 over the PSN outage

Sony's recent PSN service issues were enough to warrant a 911 phone call by a Florida-based teenager, according to a partial transcript of the call tweeted by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's office.<p>WPTV reports the teen called 911 over the holidays in the wake of problems with the PlayStation …

How to Cook With...Lava (Our First Lava Recipe Ever!)

Got a car-sized furnace and a few hundred pounds of billion-year-old volcanic rock lying around? Then you'll want to try this, history's first recipe for cooking over man-made lava<p>Earlier this year, Londoner Sam Bompas made news around the world when he enlisted two upstate New York professors to …

A mother wasn't happy with Minecraft — so she's making her own game

When a parent finds a problem with their child’s favorite game, they often don’t have a lot of alternatives. But for one mom, the solution’s simple: Make a game for your kids.<p>Allison Huynh is an entrepreneur and a mother of two, and when she found out that block-building megahit Minecraft was …

If You Like Video Games and Anime, You'll Love These Japanese Sweets

Twitter user Otakumi makes Japanese sweets or "wagashi" (和菓子). Traditionally, they are served with tea and are inspired by nature or animals motifs. …

The Official Pikachu Maid Costume

Considering how popular maid cafes are in Tokyo's gaming district, it shouldn't be a surprise that the Pikachu Cafe got a maid outfit of its …

Fez 2 'Is Never Going To Happen,' Says Fish

Fez sequel will never be a reality.<p>Fez 2 is “never going to happen,” game developer Phil Fish reiterated on Twitter, a year after announcing the …

Pokémon, As Giant Beasts From Monster Hunter

Flower armor and explosive tails. That's a very creative way to redesign Pokémon as giant monsters from the <i>Monster Hunter</i> series. Arvalis on …

This S'mores Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookie Is Insanely Awesome

Summer just got serious.<p>First there was the Oreo-stuffed chocolate chip cookie. An Oreo, covered in a chocolate chip cookie. That's right. The Oreo is baked IN the chocolate chip cookie. The earth stood still and cookie-lovers rejoiced.<p><b>See here for an Oreo-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe from</b> …

Sunday Morning LoLz

I Hope JRPGs Use This Stunning Photoreal Tech

Japan's Silicon Studio is perhaps best known for co-developing the <i>Bravely Default</i> games with Square Enix. The studio has a new, next-gen game engine, …

If Final Fantasy Battles Were Actually Dance-Offs

Using attack moves and magic is so boring. Why not get down and dance it out instead? Now that would make for an interesting battle!<p>Mike Song is back …

Nexon’s Owen Mahoney sees salvation through original hardcore games, not Flappy Bird copycats (interview)

Since he was named chief executive-elect of Asian online game publisher Nexon in February, Owen Mahoney is trying to make his company into a global gaming giant.<p>Expanding into Western markets will be critical to that strategy, and that’s why Mahoney has cut deals with high-profile Western game …

23 On-The-Go Breakfasts That Are Actually Good For You

Put down the Pop-Tart. These healthy food bloggers have some better, tastier suggestions that will keep you full until lunch.

Breakfast

Peanut butter sniff test confirms Alzheimer’s

A dollop of peanut butter and a ruler might be a way to confirm a diagnosis of early-stage Alzheimer’s disease.<p>Jennifer Stamps, a graduate student in …

Pokemon cocktails offer adult fun with a twist

Tumblr user and Pokemon fan meowpurrnom created nine frozen cocktails of the "Eeveelution" variety.<p>The cocktail menu includes an alcoholic spin on every known evolution of Eevee, including the newest addition, Sylveon. Although specific measurements for each drink aren't given, the mix for each is …

Trainer uses Master Ball to catch common Pokemon

“I ran into a Rattata in the grass, and I’m trying to complete my Pokedex, so I figured it’d be an easy catch,” Basil told reporters. “I nearly …

GoldenEye director unveiling experimental matchmaking game Aim for Love at GameCity

Veteran game designer Martin Hollis, best known for his work as game director on N64 classic <i>GoldenEye 007</i>, is now turning to couples matchmaking in a new multiplayer game that attempts to set up real-life couples.<p><i>Aim for Love</i> will be playable as part of this year's GameCity festival in Nottingham, …

Angry Birds theme park opens in China

The long-planned theme park based on Rovio Entertainment's Angry Birds franchise opened its doors to the public last week, reports Chinese publication People's Daily.<p>The park, in East China's Zhejiang province in the city of Haining, has been in planning stages since 2011. It opened with a soft …

Why do we return to games?

The pot of spaghetti my grandma put on the stove last night is simmering slowly. She stands next to it, chopping up the last of the ingredients to …

21 Emotions For Which There Are No English Words [Infographic]

That sort of painful, sort of bittersweet, sort of wistful feeling you get looking out the window or driving at night or listening to a far-off train whistle? There's a word for that in Japanese.<p>Few of us use all--or even most--of the 3,000 English-language words available to us for describing our …

31 Truly Unfortunate Food Product Names

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