Brendon Smith

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30 movies you won't believe didn't win Oscars

The Oscars are an opportunity to celebrate our favorite movies of the past year all over again, and root for our picks to take home top honors. But …

Immersion is a gaming headset to prevent gamer rage

Samuel Matson has come up with the preliminary designs for a headset that aims to get rid of gamer rage.<p>The headset, called Immersion, uses biometricks to track the user's heart rate, which will then adjust what is happening in-game. According to the designer, the piece is created by modifying an …

BGG's All-time Top Ten Board Games: how soon until they're on iOS?

Mage Knight in action. [Image by Markus Unger]<p>We're in the middle of a board game renaissance. Sales of board games are hot and getting hotter -- …

In Search For Habitable Planets, Why Stop At 'Earth-Like'?

<b>Listen · 3:19</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>In their hunt for potentially habitable planets around distant stars, scientists have been so focused on finding Earth-like planets that they're ignoring the possibility that other kinds of planets might be even friendlier to life, a new report says.<p>…

Great white sharks live almost as long as people

Radiocarbon dating revealed one shark was 73 years old. Sharks that live long and mature late are more sensitive to fishing pressure than previously …

The Top 30 PlayStation 3 Games of 2014

PS4 is here, but the PS3 won't go down without a fight!<p>We've already gone through our Top 30 Games of 2014 for PS4 and Vita, but we figured we'd …

"His Worship Rob Ford": Is It Time to Ditch Honorifics?

Honorific titles are used in many cultures and have been for centuries. Some of the most common in the English language include "Mr.," "Mrs." or even …