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Shape Theory is something we're all aware of subconsciously. Here I break down how it can be used for level design, and how it might encourage players to act in certain ways. ...
The immune system is incredibly complex, but most of us would probably assume that ideally it runs very precisely, like clockwork. However, a new study has found that a big dose of chaos is not just present but may be a necessary piece of the puzzle in helping the immune system regulate itself... Continue Reading Immune system found to tap into chaos theory to regulate itself Category: Bi
In the largest ever academic study into belief in conspiracy theories, a team from the University of Cambridge polled people in nine countries to reveal how mainstream certain fringe conspiratorial views have become in recent years... Continue Reading From aliens to immigration, international study finds most believe a conspiracy theory Category: Science Tags: Cambridge Univer
Why do we develop such strong attachments to in-game objects? This post examines how self-determination theory can be used to explain player affect. ...
Climate change is causing waves of gentrification in the cities most vulnerable to rising sea levels, as the wealthy move to poorer areas with a lower risk of flooding, according to a recent study. Read more
Architects must consider not just the environmental, but the social and economic repercussions of building in places at risk from climate change, urges Jesse M Keenan, co-author of a recent study into Climate Gentrification. Read more
One of the things predicted by the theory of relativity is the "universality of free fall" – basically, any two objects in a vacuum will fall at the same rate. Whether or not this applied to massive objects like planets and stars has long been debated, but now astronomers have used the Arecibo Observatory to show that the phenomenon does hold true, meaning Einstein was right yet again... C
Discussions of many photography topics have the potential to veer deep into complex technical territory that may appeal more to scientists than to artists, and color theory is certainly one of those topics that can become rather arcane quite easily. What follows is a guide for landscape photographers who are more artistically inclined, those who are primarily interested in applying color theory t
Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking passed away earlier this year, but his legacy to science will live on. His final theory on the origin of the universe has now been published, and it offers an interesting departure from earlier ideas about the nature of the "multiverse.".. Continue Reading Stephen Hawking's final paper bursts the multiverse bubble with a Holographic Universe theory Categ
In this 2009 feature, Steve Breslin examines the history and state of the 'sandbox game', looking at games like GTA IV and Spore to see how they fulfill the concept of unlimited, unfettered creativity. ... is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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