Geoffrey Nelson

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How to watch Netflix together without being in the same room

Just because you and your friends have moved to different corners of the globe doesn’t mean you have to stop watching shows and movies …

Five Mods That Improve Fallout 4 Without Changing Everything

My approach to modding <i>Fallout 4</i> is laid-back: I want to make the game better, but I don’t want to fundamentally change it all that much.<p>I haven’t …

Fallout: New Vegas has two massive mods on the way, and one you can play right now

News of <i>Fallout 4</i> reminded many fans of the series (like me) of that one Fallout series game they never finished. For me, that was <i>Fallout: New Vegas.</i> Yes, I'm still outside the city, but with the help of a fan-made tweak I should be on my way shortly.<p>For some developers out there, the announcement …

These 4 Gadgets Will Make Your Home Environmentally Friendly

Aya Brackett—Nest<p>DJI<p>Apple<p>Osmo<p>Tesla<p>Jawbone<p>Square<p>Hasbro<p>Oculus VR<p>Qualcomm

This Is What You Should Be Asking About Stampy's Minecraft Videos

StampyLongHead is currently the 32nd most viewed YouTuber of all time. With 3.5 billion views and 5.8 million subscribers, Stampy—along with a handful of other celebrity Minecrafters—is molding the minds of Generation Blockhead. If you have children, you’ve likely heard Stampy’s voice in the …

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The Zen of Bloodborne: What gaming can teach us about repetition

We tend to think about repetition incorrectly.<p>In gaming, as in life, we crave novelty. New experiences excite us, and we often plow through actions that must be repeated over and over in order to get to the interesting and novel things that are waiting on the other side.<p>I often do a poor job when …

South California Home Providing Gracious and Open Living Spaces: McElroy Residence

Especially designed for a couple and their two sons, <b>McElroy Residence</b> is a modern retreat nestled in a private community in Laguna Beach, California, …

Practical One-Level Residence With a Spacious Cross-Section: The Skylight House

Challenged to design a spacious residence for a family of six in Sydney, Australia, <b>Andrew Burges Architects</b> developed <b>Skylight House</b>, a compact and …

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Black Desert Online: Creating the Ugliest Character in the Prettiest MMO - IGN Plays - IGN Video

We Create Black Desert Online's Ugliest Character that might give you nightmares for the foreseeable future.

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This Company Wants To Use Games To Reimagine How Your Child Learns

In the mid-20th century, Linus Pauling was one of the world’s most celebrated scientists. His discovery of the structure of hemoglobin and other biological molecules created an entirely new field of science and, when he focused his ample talents on deciphering the structure of DNA, no one doubted …

Playing Call of Duty has long-term learning benefits for the brain

One of academia’s most prestigious science journals just gifted video game enthusiasts with this unusually awesome opening paragraph: “Playing action video games substantially improves performance in a range of attentional, perceptual, and cognitive tasks,” writes a research team in the November …

6 Horror Games That Will Make You Vomit If You Don't Pee Yourself First (GRAPHIC)

We love to be scared -- but movies don't do it anymore.<p>Video games give us a more immersive experience. And with absolutely gut-wrenching advances in graphics engines and story lines, we can now have our brains and eat them, too. Check out some of the scariest games on or coming to the market, but …

In Smart Home, Retrofit May Be The Next Big Thing

When you look around at many of the smart home systems coming to market, most require what is called in the business tech world a ”fork lift upgrade”, meaning you have to throw out your old hardware and replace it with new gear in order to get the advantages of new technology.<p>Take the Nest Protect …

Here's How Gamer-Teachers Use Video Games In The Classroom

Games are being used much more widely in schools than they were when I first started writing about them 2 or 3 years ago. As of fall 2013, 74% of K-8 teachers were using digital games. 55% of these teachers have students playing digital games at least weekly, 9% daily. The games they are using are …