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7 Proven Principles for Designing a Safer City | World Resources Institute

Traffic crashes kill more than 1.2 million people every year, nearly the same amount that die from HIV/AIDS. But there’s an undervalued approach to …

Kadokawa Games on Natural Doctrine and making a "new standard" for strategy RPGs

<i>Natural Doctrine</i>, announced for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PS Vita a couple weeks back, is more than just another entry on Sony's PS4 launch lineup in Japan. It also marks the first title from Kadokawa Game Studio, a new internal team launched within the company that we last saw …

Wargaming maps out how microtransactions should turn gaming into $200B industry by 2016

The games industry is seeing financial growth at too slow a rate when it could feasibly reach $200 billion through microtransactions by 2016, according to Wargaming's Victor Kislyi during today's DICE 2013 conference in London.<p>Despite its success, the video gaming industry sees only six percent …

Eve Online mistakes become part of the universe with the brain power of its players

Major technical and mechanical failures in <i>EVE Online</i> have evolved into inherent and fundamental parts of the game through the problem-solving abilities of its user base, said Hilmar Veigar Petursson during today's DICE Europe event in London.<p>Throughout the game's early development Petursson went …

Popularity Of Circumcision Falls In U.S., Especially Out West

Boys born in the West are more likely to skip circumcision than they are to have the once common procedure.<p>It's a dramatic change over the past 32 years. Back in 1979, about two-thirds of boys out West got circumcised in the hospital soon after they were born. By 2010, only 40 percent were.<p>Overall, …

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Testicle size may indicate men's childcare aptitude, suggests US study

Men's aptitude for childcare may be reflected in the size of their testes, according to a study by US scientists.<p>Researchers found that men with smaller testes were more likely to take charge of children's bath-time, visits to the doctor, night-time comforting, and other parenting jobs than others …

Lewis Hine’s Photography and The End of Child Labor in the United States

It’s hard to imagine it, but in the early 1900s, child labor was still extremely common in the United States. All across the nation children would …

The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed. With the variety of natural wonders and stunning cities throughout the world, finding the best views can be somewhat of a daunting task. …

Hong Kong

The Quiet Secret to Success

When we look at people who are at the top of their field, they all have grit: persistence and passion for their long-term goals. But this doesn’t …

UC Berkeley

How Minecraft became one of the biggest video games in history

It became a word-of-mouth sensation. As of Monday, Minecraft has sold 12 million copies for PCs. That makes it the fifth bestselling PC game of all time in less than two years.<p>And that doesn't count the Xbox 360 edition, which has passed sales of 6 million, and the Pocket Edition for iPad and …

Mars Rover Curiosity Drives Itself For The First Time

In Mars's Gale Crater, Curiosity breaks free of its human shackles.<p>The rover Curiosity, our best friend on Mars, has always had the ability to pilot itself around its new home. But for its first year away from Earth, it's been piloted remotely by humans here on its birth planet. That just changed: …

Program to improve air quality within national parks, South Korea

From the South Rim of the Grand Canyon to the peaks of Denali and the swamps of the Florida Everglades, the IMPROVE network, overseen by the Crocker …

National Parks

Why we’re a long way from computers that really work like the human brain

IBM was in the news last week when it announced it had created “an entire computing architecture based on the brain” (at least, that’s how Gizmodo summed it up). A few days before that, a press release announced that scientists from Forschungszentrum Jülich, a research center in Germany, had run …

Singularity

Should I have my baby son circumcised?

Is circumcision a sound preventative health measure or an unnecessary surgery that carries too many risks, asks Sally Peck, as she weighs up the pros and cons for her baby son, a few weeks after a the birth of Prince George.<p>While it seems unlikely - despite <b>lots of giddy speculation</b> (“<b>off with the</b> …

Male circumcision a cutting issue for new parents

What a curious comment to make, I thought at the time – men have been writing as though they were the authority on women’s bits for, well, ever.<p>But …

How to Photograph the Moon

Photographing the moon can be tricky. Last year I had a go at it, and it was a complete disaster, with the moon looking like a big, bright, blurry …

Shutter Speed

Embryonic stem cells could help restore sight to blind

Scientists have shown that light-sensitive retinal cells, grown in the lab from stem cells, can successfully integrate into the eye when implanted …

Faster Forward, Together

Welcome to RocketHub<p>The leading social network for entrepreneurs.<p>Create account Log in<p><i>portrait</i><p>Connect<p>Connect on our growing network with 500k+ fellow …

Entrepreneurship

Google Maps 2.0 for iOS launches with support for iPads

Just a week after a revamped Google Maps for Android launched, an update for iOS devices has hit Apple's App Store.<p>Google Maps 2.0, which began rolling out to users worldwide on Tuesday, features support for the iPad's larger touch screen. As with last week's update to the Android version, the new …

You May Have Missed The Fact That Halo Is Nominated For An Emmy

This week when the Emmy nominations were announced for 2013, you may have reacted by bemoaning the fact that Tatiana Maslany was snubbed for Orphan Black, or griping that the entire cast of Modern Family is taking up 54 nomination spots for the fourth year in a row.<p>You may have missed the fact that …

Mad science: Developers turn to science to build a better apocalypse

How real-life science impacted games like BioShock Infinite, The Last of Us and Deus Ex: Human Revolution.<p>Mackenzie Van Camp is the kind of scientist alarmists worry might one day blow up the planet. "All the freakiest, weirdest stuff that quantum mechanics predicts, that's what I try to realize in …

Foxconn looks to expand with some 4G action

Apple supplier Foxconn wants to branch out by grabbing a slice of Taiwan's 4G spectrum.<p>Foxconn, aka Hon Hai, said that it submitted an application on Tuesday to bid for 4G spectrum in Taiwan, The Wall Street Journal has reported.<p>Taiwan's National Communications Commission announced on Monday that …

Xbox chief's sudden exit reportedly due to upcoming Microsoft reorganization

Don Mattrick, the former Microsoft executive who oversaw the Xbox business, has taken over as Zynga CEO in a rapid move just weeks after the Xbox One unveiling and E3. His surprising and sudden exit may not have been a result of recent Xbox blunders, but more to do with Microsoft's upcoming reorg.</i> …

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