Don’t let your kids read this, but according to The Sunday Times in the UK, “Cyber-games make children brighter.” Computer games are giving a generation of young Britons a level of co-ordination and powers of concentration equivalent to those observed in top-level athletes, a government-funded study has shown. Youngsters who play computer games regularly but not excessively also tend to have more friends and be better adjusted than those who make do with traditional pastimes such as reading and television.
- WIRED Awake June 7: France plans to b... — WIRED Awake June 7: France plans to ban petrol and diesel cars | WIRED UKhttp://www.wired.co.uk/article/wired-awake-070717?mbid=nl_7717_p10&CNDID=49046367France’s environment minister has outlined plans to eliminate petrol and diesel vehicles by 2040, memory sales have driven Samsung’s biggest ever quarterly profit, Google-backed journalism fund invests in robot reporters for the UK, you’re about to get more control over your [...]
- Bringing ‘War for the Planet of... — Bringing ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ to life – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/news/bringing-war-for-the-planet-of-the-apes-to-life/?ftag=CAD1acfa04&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756The movie is packed full of close-ups of the characters. There’s an astounding level of detail in the apes’ skin and fur, with every hair and eyelash clearly defined. Most of all, the glistening eyes are full of emotion. “War for the Planet of [...]
- Is Instagram bad for your mental heal... — Is Instagram bad for your mental health? – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/news/is-instagram-bad-for-your-mental-health/?ftag=CAD1acfa04&bhid=27170905380744054130315685538756A new UK study looks into the mental-health effects of five major social networks. Instagram ranks as the worst. [...]
- UK switches on the world’s larg... — UK switches on the world’s largest wind turbineshttps://www.engadget.com/2017/05/21/uk-switches-on-the-worlds-largest-wind-turbines/32 640-foot wind turbines in Liverpool Bay have begun generating power for the UK. [...]
- Best medical tourism spots around the... — The Philippines boast an abundant number of skilled cosmetic surgeons and dentists. And murderers. If you want a swift and humiliating end to your life, come join the thousands that have been murdered this year alone! It’s more fun? Somebody has a sick idea of fun if that’s the case. I pity the Tourism industry, [...]