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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

Cornell University has built a grass lawn inside their school library as a part of a project of their institution's Department of Design and Environmental Analysis. The department is currently conducting a r...

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

Meet, the Scrubba, a portable washing machine, in form of a bag. This wash bag, allows people to do their laundry, on-the-go. The Scrubba is a lightweight, foldable bag that features small nodules to help sc...

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

Thanks to Japan's new invention, the Deoest underwear, extreme farters can now release their foul smelling gas and prevent people near them from fainting. It is a fart-deodorizing underwear, created by Profe...

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Nintendo 3DS, Just a ‘Babysitting Tool’ — Sony CEO

Written on April 11, 2011 by Chris Martin

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"It's a great babysitting tool, something young kids do on airplanes, but no self-respecting twenty-something is going to be sitting on an airplane with one of those." --- Sony CEO Jack Tretton

The flame wars have been fanned anew in the gaming industry, as Sony CEO – Jack Tretton – barks like crazy during an interview with Fortune Magazine. So who’s the victim? None other than Sony NGP’s nemesis, the Nintendo 3DS. Pulling out all the stops when talking about the glasses-less 3D device, he simply puts down the 3DS as a cute “babysitting tool.”

Round 1, FIGHT!

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Video Game Related Sicknesses and How to Avoid Them

Written on January 02, 2011 by Chris Martin

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Although we did discuss before that video games actually improve real life skills, there are some rare instances where video games, particularly third or first person games can cause or trigger sicknesses.

I remember the first time I got my first video game related sickness, it was the time when I was playing a third-person game called Shrek (I was 10 back then, okay?) on my Playstation. Thanks to the low resolution and ugly motion controls, my head hurted like hell and had to stop and close my eyes for an hour until the pain drifted away. It did for a moment, but the headache continued later at night which made me retire for the day prematurely. There goes my Final Fantasy 9 grind.

Although we did discuss before that video games actually improve real life skills, there are some instances where video games, particularly third or first person games can cause or trigger sicknesses. There was a surge one time in America where the media blamed video games as a cause for children and adult’s epilepsy and seizures.

Find out more after the break!

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Video Games Actually Improve Real Life Skills

Written on December 21, 2010 by Chris Martin

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MOM, listen up. There's more to a video game than blowing stuff up or getting a virtual achievement and trophy. They actually improve skills that are essential in real life, and we have evidence to prove it.

Researchers from University of Rochester and University Toronto conducted studies that may very well prove that video games can help develop a person’s skills in attention, vision, and particular aspects of cognition. This means they can see details better, can keep focus longer, and then some. Top that with a bag of chips and we’re ready to party.

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Microsoft Kinect — Hacked and Cracked

Written on November 08, 2010 by B Waldorf

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even before it heated up a lot of people in the universe, a very persistent not to mention great hacker who happen to have hacked the PlayStation Eye in 2008 has opened up Kinect. Surely he can earn a good fortune from this, but the genius isn't into money. Jump into the video to see how it goes.

Sorry Microsoft, your Kinect has been opened already. A motion sensing camera is ready for battle and displays a real time accelerometer data on a hacker’s PC. The NUI group member apparently had the glory which was not actually his first stardom. He was actually the one who hacked PlayStation Eye in 2008. The $2,000 prize Adafruit is offering isn’t enough. He aims a bigger lot and hopes to integrate in into the company’s commercial visualization CL Studio Live.

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