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Brain's music pleasure zone identified

Scientists know that music can give intense pleasure by delivering chemical rewards in the brain that are equal to the joy of good food or even sex, …

33 Amazing Plates Of Food

How can you just sit there chewing, content with your sad, conformist sandwich? You could be turning your food into ART.

Ice Cream

Artist Arcade - Bioshock Infinite

Artist Arcade is where GameSpotters go to check out some of the amazing art created by the fans. If you're interested in finding some amazing art, then you've come to the right place. The Artist Arcade is also perfect for gamers to show off their game-inspired paintings, drawings, sketches, …

Bioshock

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Business (Canada)

Human brain cells found to boost learning ability in mice

A recent study by researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center has revealed new properties of human brain cells known as astrocytes, using them to boost learning ability in mice. Scientists injected the cells — previously seen as relatively unimportant helpers to more central neurons — …

How smell might be the next big thing in advertising

Smell-O-Vision may be coming to a billboard near you<p>A team of Japanese researchers has been working on developing a new system, the "smelling screen," that releases scents into the air with directional accuracy. Augmenting our audio-visual experiences with odor isn't a new idea — theaters …

Can You Crack The NSA's Top-Secret Crossword Puzzles?

The National Security Agency just released archive editions of its in-house magazine, Cryptolog. Check out the crosswords.<p>The National Security Agency has just released back issues of <i>Cryptolog</i>, the agency's in-house, formerly top-secret news magazine. In some of those issues, you'll find: cool '70s …

May guide to the bright planets

Jupiter rules! In May 2018, the king planet shines at its brightest best for the year and is out all night. Venus blazes in early evening. Saturn and …

Astronomy

Brain Scan Predicts Whether Convicts Will Re-Offend: Welcome To The Sci-Fi Future

Activity in one very particular part of the brain shows a high correlation with recidivism.<p>Researchers at the Mind Research Network in New Mexico--a non-profit, partially government-funded neuroscience facility--have discovered a way to predict whether released convicts will return to their own …

Can you see Comet PANSTARRS now?

Even if you couldn’t spot Comet PANSTARRS before, you might spot it tonight – or soon – because it’s in a darker sky and near the Andromeda Galaxy.<p>No …

Astronomy

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ Wins the Day

Like any holiday that sees families congregating together and then desperately seeking activities where they don't have to talk to each other for two …

Film Industry

Beautifully Animated Fantasy Short - PREMIER AUTOMNE http://geektyrant.com/news/2013/3/29/beautifully-animated-fantasy-short-premier-automne.html I think you'll really enjoy this one! (Popular)

Apple Said to Launch Dedicated iOS Gaming Controller

<i>Pocketgamer.biz</i> reports Apple is set to launch an official gaming joypad, according to its anonymous developer sources at the 2013 Game Developers …

GDC

Google Nose April Fools' Day Prank: Practical Joke Promises 'Sharpest Olfactory Experience Available'

Ever wish you could search Google <i>by smell</i>? Now you can.<p>APRIL FOOLS!<p>Google, as per tradition, is out with their latest April Fools' Day prank to celebrate the practical joke-based holiday.<p>Google Nose BETA, the company's new fictional product, promises "to offer the sharpest olfactory experience …

FAST AND FURIOUS 7 to Shoot This Summer? http://geektyrant.com/news/2013/3/31/fast-and-furious-7-to-shoot-this-summer.html Here's what Vin Diesel had to say…