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After two weeks of anarchy, 100,000 simultaneous 'Pokémon' players may actually beat the game

We still don't know if infinite monkeys on infinite typewriters can produce the complete works of Shakespeare, but it appears that tens of thousands of people collectively controlling a <i>single</i> Game Boy can beat a famous game. Two weeks ago, viewers of game streaming site Twitch.tv started playing a …

Pokémon

Excessive gaming 'can cause involuntary actions'

New research reveals that playing for long periods can cause "automatic" impulses<p>Playing video games excessively can cause "automatic thoughts, impulses and behaviour", such as involuntary movement and verbal outbursts, new research has revealed.<p>Respondents to the study -- carried out by scientists …

Psychology

Yelp's first top 100 restaurants list upends conventional wisdom

Yelp has revealed its first ever list of the top 100 places to eat in America and a small seafood restaurant in Hawaii has taken top spot. According to users of the crowdsourced recommendations site, Da Poke Shack in Kailua-Kona is the most impressive US restaurant, with an average five-star rating …

Senate Democrats Push Minimum-Wage Fight to March

Sarah Mimms @SarahMMimms<p>Feb. 25, 2014, 12:32 p.m.<p>Demo­crats are delay­ing a bill to raise the fed­er­al min­im­um wage un­til at least late March. …

Syrian Democratic Forces

China's Awful Air Pollution Is Turning Into a 'Nuclear Winter'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Faced with pollution conditions that experts say is like a "nuclear winter", people in Beijing are …

Pollution

North Korea Atrocities 'Strikingly Similar' To Nazis, UN Says

North Korea has committed horrors on a level with the Holocaust, according to a United Nations report cataloguing the country's crimes against humanity.<p>The atrocities carried out by Kim Jong Un's regime in North Korea are "strikingly similar" to what the Nazis did during World War II, said Michael …

Obama To Propose $302 Billion Highway Repair Program

President Obama will propose a four-year, $302 billion transportation program on Wednesday to repair and rebuild roads, bridges and transit systems, …

Stand Your Ground With Your Smartphone

If law enforcement can track people with impunity, why not fight fire with fire and record the police?<p>Yesterday’s paper brought yet another amazing …

American Military Dominance In One Staggering Chart

Despite a proposed slashing of U.S. Army personnel to pre-World War II levels, American military might is beyond question.<p>This chart from April 2013, which is making the rounds again, shows that America's 2012 defense budget surpassed that of the next 10 countries combined.<p>Another example of …

Military

GOP’s staggering chutzpah: Why they’re attacking Medicare cuts now

Republicans voted many times to cut overpayments to Medicare carriers. But — voilà — now they suddenly love them<p>After spending weeks subjecting the public to unfounded and widely debunked claims that Obamacare contains a hidden "bailout" for private insurers, Republicans have undertaken a complete …

John Kerry’s policy of surrender: His failures are redefining American exceptionalism

Perhaps the secretary of state knows what he is doing: His many failures actually point to a smarter foreign policy<p>We have just marked a year since John Kerry launched himself, at 69, as America’s chief diplomat. And for most of the period since it has been difficult to find anything good to say …

I Won't Eat, You Can't Make Me! (And They Couldn't)

It was found in Baja California, in the water, scuttling about. It's an isopod — a many legged, many jointed, bottom-crawler, related to prawns and crabs and it happily eats dead things. Scavengers aren't that particular about what's for dinner. When they find it, they eat it.<p>This particular isopod …

Forecasting The 'Future' By Tapping Into Human Consciousness

Now more than ever before, we have the tools to study the mysteries of consciousness. Memory, dreams, the self are now being examined using high-tech brain scans developed by physicists on the cutting edge of their field.<p>Dr. Michio Kaku, professor at the City College of New York, is among them. In</i> …

Scientists Make Largest Quark, Solving A 20-Year Mystery

Researchers have found the "final" predicted way of making top quarks, the largest subatomic particle.<p>Top quarks are the heaviest of subatomic particles, and are prime components of all matter--everything from mayonnaise to your big toe. But while they are in virtually everything, they are …

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