Thursday, February 23, 2017

Video game ratings work, if you use them

AMES, Iowa - Nearly every video game sold or downloaded comes with a rating that provides age-appropriate guidelines based on the game's content. Critics...

Trust issues: Users more gullible when they customize their technology

Cheery robots may give people the creeps and serious robots may actually ease anxiety depending on how users perceive the robot''s role in their...

Why we prefer to be buddies with serious robots?

Cheery robots may give people the creeps and serious robots may actually ease anxiety—but it depends on how we perceive the robot’s role in...

Realistic training for extreme flight conditions

Missions at sea, in mountainous regions or close to skyscrapers are extremely risky for helicopter pilots. The turbulent air flows near oil rigs, ships,...

Is technology changing our relationship with music?

Technology has helped drive the popularity of music festivals, while also revising the experiences people have with live music, according to Brian Moon. Events like...

4 things ‘Rogue One’ teaches us about cyber security

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which opens in theaters this weekend, shows how the Rebel Alliance steals architectural plans for the Death Star...

Monster game confirms good way to learn fractions

Some people balked at the Common Core State Standards, including at the recommendation to use a number line to teach fractions. New research suggests...

How to Take Advantage of Florida Green Driver Incentives

There are a lot of advantages to having an environmentally-friendly vehicle in Florida. First of all, for title loans Florida companies will usually give...

Students interact with live cells in online bio lab

A new internet-enabled biological laboratory lets students interact with living cells in real-time, which could reshape how students learn about biology. This interactive Biology Cloud...

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Top 5 Board Games on the Market

There is no doubt that the standard board games such as Risk, Monopoly, and Battleship remain vastly entertaining. However, several new games have emerged over the past years with designers dreaming up games on space escapades, deck-building chronicles, and zombie survival. In the section below are 5 of such games that you can play with your friends.

Crystal Growth, Earth Science and Tech Demo Research Launching to Orbiting Laboratory

The tenth SpaceX cargo resupply launch to the International Space Station, targeted for launch Feb. 18, will deliver investigations that study human health, Earth...