Tugboat Ran Aground as Captain Played Video Games, Says Coast Guard

More than 6,000 gallons of diesel fuel spilled into Alaska's Prince William Sound - the very same spot as the infamous Exxon Valdez disaster - because the captain of a tugboat was playing video games while the ship ran aground, says the Coast Guard. » 5/12/11 6:00pm 5/12/11 6:00pm

Video Games Teach Us How To Be Better Bad Drivers

A new study conducted by Continental Tyres has found that players of driving video games are better at passing their drivers test than non-gaming drivers. Unfortunately they suck at everything else. » 1/31/11 2:30pm 1/31/11 2:30pm

The Dangers Of Playing Kinect Enthusiastically

Microsoft's new Kinect sensor continues to walk the path of Nintendo's Wii with Civil-War-reenactment precision. 1) Sports mini-game compilation released. 2) Talk show hosts made giddy. Now: 3) Accidental swattings and injuries immortalized on YouTube and elsewhere. » 11/08/10 1:00pm 11/08/10 1:00pm

Wii Remote Briefly Sends Family Dog To The Other Side

The mysteries of the afterlife are now clear to Michigan-based miniature Sheltie Ozzy, a five-month old puppy that has come face to face with death, thanks to a near fatal Wii Remote toss. » 1/12/09 8:00pm 1/12/09 8:00pm