Exciting times were had.
You can check out the PAX East "How I Got Into Games Journalism" panel above, which featured Ashley Barry, Tanya DePass, Jillian Gorry, and, yeah, me.Read More
Reminder: Real sharks are incredibly interesting.
Last year Discovery got on the Internet's bad side by presenting a fictional story about a fictional search for a fictional megalodon, but it turns out they like it there. They're continuing their shady pseudoscience practices and io9 is reporting that they're misleading scientists to get interviews for their fake Shark Week documentaries.Read More
In 10 years, we've become more wired, more prone to earthquakes and natural disasters, and more likely to pirate movies than buy tickets to see them. We've also all moved to the city after rendering more species endangered. (Thanks, no doubt, to the Angry Birds phenomenon.) See the full-size infographic at io9. (via io9)Read More
Crayons rock. Way more than colored pencils. But eventually, they're all worn down, and sometimes you sharpen them and they're just never the same, and you end up with all these crayon nubs that you've rendered impossible to hold. Until now, because now there's a thing that lets you melt them and create new crayons. It's supposed to be for kids to teach them recycling, but feel free to go ahead and borrow it.Read More
Despite being called the "Red Planet," new video from NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows that from the surface of Mars, the Sun takes on a blue color, ironically because of all the red dust in the atmosphere. "...[T]he red wavelengths are filtered out of the direct path of light from the sun, leaving light towards the bluish end of the color spectrum." And that gives a very serene way to say good-night. (via io9)Read More