If life were a video game, it'd look exactly like this

When you're playing the game of life, you probably imagine it to be some impossibly complicated RPG filled with awful consequences and no right answer. You'd be wrong. We only make it that way because it keeps us busy. Life really is just about moving forward because time forces us to. Like in Super Life by Eben McCue. » 4/25/14 12:29am 4/25/14 12:29am

Commandos Now Play Digital Brain Games as War Prep

U.S. special operations forces carry out some the military's toughest, most high-stakes missions. To pull them off, the commandos need speed, agility and swift perception skills akin to those of top-tier professional athletes. That might explain why the military's latest commando training program will rely on a… » 5/08/12 6:59am 5/08/12 6:59am

These Repurposed NES Cartridges Provide Up To 1TB of Storage

A lot of us have a treasure trove of now useless retired video game paraphernalia, but none of it is as cool as Jason Roach's of the Etsy shop 8BitMemory. Jason has transformed his collection of old NES cartridges into classy, but geeky timepieces and storage devices, that range between 500GB and 1TB capacities. » 3/11/11 4:00pm 3/11/11 4:00pm

Retromodo: Tennis for Two, the World's First Graphical Videogame

In 1958, Dr. William Higinbotham was working at the Brookhaven National Laboratory on a simulation of bouncing balls and missile trajectories that could predict the paths objects could take. Suddenly, it hit him: why not apply this to tennis? He created Tennis for Two, which depending on your definition could be… » 11/08/08 12:00pm 11/08/08 12:00pm