Blue's News share a two pages Cracked.com article on "the six/6 most frequently quoted bullsh*t/BS statistics/stats" -- "Every once in a while, you'll hear a statistic so striking you can hardly believe it's true. Our first impulse is to repeat it, because knowing interesting things tends to make people like us better.
Immersion -- Rooster Teeth takes all sorts of video game conventions and tests them in real life on real people.Submitted by ant on Fri, 12/03/2010 - 8:37am. Addon/Modification | Apple Games | Arcades | Art/Design | Audio | Funny Videos/Animations | Non-Apple Computer Games | Online Games | Personal | Science | Sight Seeings | Videogame Console
The Atlantic Wire says "Ants are lazy. Fairy tales hold the ant up as a loyal, industrious, communal creature. Maybe it's time to reexamine that myth..."
GameTrailers share a few short (more are coming soon and weekly?) videos showing "The Science of Games With Dr. Michio Kaku" -- "... world renowned physicist and the co-founder of string field theory, tackles some of the biggest topics in contemporary science. Now he's set his sights on the world of video games, as he disentangles science fact from fiction
New Imaging Technology Shows Animal Insides: A frog, a turtle, an alligator, and a python digesting a rat.Submitted by ant on Sun, 09/26/2010 - 7:51am. Art/Design | Food/Drink | Health | Nature | Personal | Reading Materials | Science | Sight Seeings | Technology
Blue's News (#1 and #2a&b) shared two addicting Flash puzzle game titled "Electric Box" on CandyStand -- "Play the sequel to the world's most electrifying puzzle game! Use the items (e.g., light, solar, water, in each level to connect electricity from the source to the target. Use the mouse to click and drag items on or off the game board. With items that can be flipped, click on them to reverse their directions."
Slate reports how "... quicksand has all but evaporated from American entertainment--rejected even by the genre directors who once found it indispensable... Quicksand once offered filmmakers a simple recipe for excitement: A pool of water, thickened with oatmeal, sprinkled over the top with wine corks. It was, in its purest form, a plot device unburdened by character, motivation, or story..."