Death from Internet Video Stupidity

When I was a child, my brother and I regularly heard about kids our age who would get into all kinds of dangerous wacky hijinks, endangering their lives in the process. We would see news reports about a child getting hurt or dying but we would never see the dangerous circumstances in which the child got hurt.

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Clash Mobs and Infinity Blade 2

I’m a new owner of the retina display iPad, but I’m a bit of a latecomer to the Infinity Blade 2 game.  I’ve been playing the game for several days now and I’m having a delightful time leveling up, collecting all sorts of goodies and forging new gems from old gems.  The game looks beautifully and plays exceptionally fine in every aspect.

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What I Learned from Lemonade Stand

When I was in grade school we learned a lot while playing what seemed to be very fun video games — games such as The Oregon Trail, Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego, and Lemonade Stand. Each of the games had lessons that were valuable for children, many of which I treasure even now.

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Weeing Over the Wii

I know I’m probably the last person in the world to get a Nintendo Wii — but I have one now — and I’ve been weeing for nearly a week with delight.

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Violent Imagination Shaping Brain Reality

Does perceiving violent acts — real or imagined — change the shape of your brain and how it processes information?  The blunt — and likely unpopular — answer is, “Yes.” 

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