Getting Paid Could Kill You

Better watch out, a study from University of Notre Dame suggests your chance of dying increases after you receive a windfall of cash. It doesn't matter if you are young or old, rich or poor, married or single. » 7/05/11 1:26am 7/05/11 1:26am

Hey Yellow Pages, It's Time for You to Die

"Dear Bell and Yellow Pages. We all have a thing called the internet. Please stop wasting stuff." We fully subscribe those words. Yellow pages, it's time for you to die. [Obsolete] » 6/18/10 9:40pm 6/18/10 9:40pm

Automatic Dice Machine Records 1.3 Million Rolls a Day

And now, an ingenious solution to a problem that you didn't know existed: the Dice-o-Matic can make over a million dice rolls a day, supplying genuinely random results for an email-based card and strategy gaming service. » 5/26/09 12:40pm 5/26/09 12:40pm

Is It Possible? Role Playing Dice Just Got Nerdier

If you assumed nobody could top a classic D20 for sheer nerd equity, you assumed wrong. Builder Itay—who confesses he is new to Dungeons & Dragons—thought he'd improve the sport by cobbling a variable-number die out of two 5×7 led displays, a Freescale accelerometer and love. » 5/22/09 9:00pm 5/22/09 9:00pm

The Ancient Romans Were Gamers: 2nd Century Glass d20 Sold for $17,925

We can only guess what the ancient Romans might have thought about the latest revision of the Dungeons and Dragons rulebook (super approachable; they'd love it!), but we do know they were gamers. That's because an incredibly old, incredibly valuable Roman glass d20 was sold at auction by the famous Christie's auction… » 6/15/08 5:00pm 6/15/08 5:00pm