Neil Springer

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My kids are learning to be better people by learning how to code games

It was the snow that brought my kids to coding.<p>The tension between their need to do something so they wouldn’t drive me crazy and my need to not have a day wasted doing something as passive as just playing video games led us to code.org, a page that promises to begin to teach children to code with …

Hydrate Smarter: Drinking the Right Amount of Water When You Exercise

We all know that proper hydration is important. Every cell in your body depends on water to function properly and, when you run low on H2O, systems …

Fitness

The Last Days of the DSLR

The DSLR is everywhere. You see it around the necks of tourists, against the faces of pro photographers. Since Canon introduced the Digital Rebel in …

Here’s how to use voice controls on PS4

A new video from PlayStation Access teaches PlayStation 4 owners how to properly use the console's voice commands.<p>As demonstrated in the video above, users can access the console's voice control using the PlayStation camera or the mono headset packaged with it. Controls are activated simply by …

Why Sony's Shuhei Yoshida wants Nintendo to succeed

President of Sony Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida wants Nintendo to be "very successful."<p>In an interview with IGN this week, Yoshida said that Nintendo "makes pretty fun family-friendly games." He has two Wii U consoles at his house, which he plays with his young daughters.<p>Nintendo's strength at …

The Last of Us: Fan Film Part 2 Debuts

Bill's Town, Redux.<p>You may have caught the impressive The Last of Us fan film earlier this year -- if not, check out part one on IGN. Now, another …

Ten Steps You Can Take Right Now Against Internet Surveillance

Shake: Hilarious High-Speed Photographs of Dogs Shaking by Carli Davidson | Colossal

<p>Published just today, Shake is a new book of photos from Portland-based photographer Carli Davidson who used a high speed camera to capture …

Crazy Brits Made a Real Car Change Color Like Hot Wheels

An R33 Nissan Skyline S2 has around 200 horsepower in bone stock form. Tuning it up turns it into a faster car, but it's not exactly invisible to the …

Sports Cars

Latest 'Destiny' trailer shows an epic sci-fi battle on the moon

We got our first look at <i>Destiny</i>'s gameplay at E3 earlier this year, and now developer Bungie has provided another brief glimpse with a trailer set on the moon. The decimated version of our moon looks to be a great example of <i>Destiny</i>'s sci-fi-meets-fantasy world, complete with a terrifying giant …

Love and hate: A series of The Last of Us letters

Exploring how Naughty Dog's The Last of Us bleeds into everyday life.<p>When freelancers Leigh Alexander and Quintin Smith strike up a correspondence, they aim to analyze games in the context of their own lives. Which this time around means summer memories, talk of Cormac McCarthy's <i>The Road</i> and …