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What one college discovered when it stopped accepting SAT/ACT scores

Hampshire College is a liberal arts school in Massachusetts that has decided not to accept SAT/ACT scores from applicants. That's right - the college won't accept them, a step beyond the hundreds of "test-optional" schools that leave it up to the applicant to decide whether to include them in their …

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Top 10 Hacking Tools of 2015

Hacking a network or webapp without using any automatic tool is not feasible anymore. But, selection of the right tool is an important job because …

Forensics

How Feng Shui Can Improve Your Home and your Health

<b>Feng Shui</b> is an artform based on a series of guidelines derived from ancient Eastern philosophies that is designed to create a sense of balance and …

Marvel brings back free comic book promotion

Remember last month when Marvel introduced a new promotion where you could download 700 first-issue comic books for free? Well, it obviously didn’t …

Jane McGonigal on the good and bad of video game escapism

Game designer Jane McGonigal began her GDC talk this year with a quote from author Jack Finney: "It seems too bad — this universal craving to escape what could be a rich, productive, happy world." Finney was writing about the ‘40s, but McGonigal said the trends he was talking about are magnified in …

Journey's vast desert setting was chosen to help players connect on a 'human level'

<i>Journey</i>'s rolling deserts were designed to help players connect with one another, lead engineer John Edwards said during a GDC presentation.<p>Speaking at the "Sand Rendering in <i>Journey</i>" panel, Edwards explained how the team wanted to create a game that had an experience similar to finding someone on a …

The upcoming PS4 games for 2018 and beyond

2018 is already a great year for PS4. Top games like Monster Hunter World and Far Cry 5 are already out there, God of War is imminent, and persistent …

Game|Life Podcast: The PAX and GDC Debriefings

Author: Chris Kohler. Chris Kohler Culture<p>Date of Publication: 03.29.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:29 pm. 6:29 pm<p>We break down the aftermath of Penny …

Packed with technology, this six-sided die reinvents a 5,000-year-old game piece

Just under $40 is a pretty hefty price tag for a traditional six-sided die, but the people behind this high tech version of the 5,000-year-old random number generator believe all of the bells and whistles built into the Dice+ warrants the cost.<p>The blue and white plastic and rubber Dice+ die is …

Captain Kirk and the Gorn have a rematch in Star Trek: The Video Game

A new commercial trailer for the upcoming <i>Star Trek: The Video Game</i> shows Captain Kirk facing off with the lizardlike alien Gorn in-game — and out of it — in a rematch of one of the franchise's most iconic battle sequences.<p>Though the Captain Kirk in the upcoming game is rendered with the likeness of …

SolForge Starter Decks: Alloyin

<b>SolForge</b> starter decks allow players to obtain a healthy assortment of cards that exemplify the corresponding faction’s core strengths and abilities. Already available on the iOS version of <i>SolForge</i>, the starter decks should quickly become available on the upcoming Steam/PC launch.<p>The Alloyin …

Pope's foot-wash a final straw for traditionalists

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has won over many hearts and minds with his simple style and focus on serving the world's poorest, but he has devastated traditionalist Catholics who adored his predecessor, Benedict XVI, for restoring much of the traditional pomp to the papacy.<p>Francis' decision to …

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