Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for even more Life's Little Mysteries, and catch up on the latest Life's Little Mysteries articles. You can also join the conversation in our forums, where you can pose Life's Little Mysteries questions of your own, or even suggest topics for upcoming podcast episodes. … [Read more...] about Live Science podcast ‘Life’s Little Mysteries’ 40: Mysterious Archaeology
On the flip side, many male gamers claim that Gamergate is merely a fabrication of both women who needlessly want to stir up controversy in the gaming community and the media who don't understand "ethics in gaming journalism." Whether "SVU" plans to show the other side of the Gamergate coin is unknown. … [Read more...] about Gamergate is the latest controversial plot in ‘Law & Order: SVU’
For example, in the limit of weak gravity, Einstein's equations reduce to the more familiar expressions of Newtonian gravity, which is used to explain everything from the trajectories of thrown baseballs to hydroelectric dams. Beyond the surface of the Earth, Einstein takes more control, where the equations of relativity are used to provide accurate positioning with the GPS system and precisely predict the orbits of all the planets. … [Read more...] about What’s the most amazing thing about the universe?
The most notable of these shelved games is Half-Life 3, which sounds quite different from its predecessors. Created in the Source 2 engine, it drew gameplay inspiration from Left 4 Dead, featuring procedurally generated levels, enemy placements, and scenarios. Valve even scanned G-Man actor Frank Sheldon so his likeness could appear in the game, but the unfinished Source 2 and the challenge of building shooters in the engine meant the project was scrapped. … [Read more...] about Half-Life 3 was one of many projects Valve canceled over the last decade
Since "bullshit" is referenced heavily in Evan's book, entitled Post-Truth: Why We Have Reached Peak Bullshit and What We Can Do About It, the word gets a fair amount of attention on UpVote. And anyway, even Pope Francis has recently expressed concerns about fake news, by comparing the phenomenon of spreading scandalous and false stories online to coprophilia—an abnormal fascination with poop. … [Read more...] about UpVote: Evan Davis on fake news, bullshit, and the election fallout