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Micro Files

Researchers have found that a person's choice of pet can reveal one's personality, the inventor of web reveals names that were considered for it, and an Associated Press report discusses how an aircraft can disappear.

Entering your games: the virtual reality future

In this week's Giga Game Breaker, Ed discusses virtual reality and gaming.

How long must a game be?

These past few weeks have presented new games that share a particular quirk: <em>South Park: The Stick of Truth </em>and <em>Metal Gear Solid V:...

Energy drinks draining healthy teenagers

A recent study by researchers from the University of Waterloo and Dalhousie University found connections between teen energy drink consumption and mental health issues,...

A tale of two control sticks

Edward Brown reviews "Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons."


Microfiles, March 14, 2014: what changes your sense of taste, waterproofing paper, iPhone tracking after battery death.

Four things I learned from Twitch Plays Pokemon

Columnist Ed Brown reviews Twitch Plays Pokemon

Environment lecture series continues

UW professors discuss the failure of corporate and industrial sectors to engage in environmental sustainability.


Micro files, March 7: A new reading app, automated messages to girlfriends, and thermal paper receipts

Enlisting in the Guild Wars

So over the winter break, between wolfing down gingerbread and lamenting the latest damage from the winter Steam sale, I picked up <em>Guild Wars...
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