Some government screw-ups are so epic that they require decades of effort. Such was the case for the recently cancelled plan to convert surplus weapons-grade plutonium into nuclear fuel. Not only did the U.S. waste $4 billion dollars, it increased the likelihood that terrorists could obtain bomb-making materials.
During an interview with Where's My Water? creator Tim FitzRandolph last week, I found myself excited over the new direction he was taking with the first numbered sequel in the wildly popular series. Then he said the words "simple energy mechanic," and my heart sank.
Criminal Case, a new police procedural from Pretty Simple, threatens to be one of the most engrossing hidden object games on Facebook. Now if only I could play for more than five minutes at a time.
Staying current on gaming isn't cheap. The consoles themselves cost about $300, and new retail games launch at $60. Even for a player who avoids DLC and only buys year-old or used games, the costs add up.
Researchers in Tokyo have taken a physics law-breaking thought experiment from an 18th century Scottish theoretical physicist and made it a reality, converting energy into information using Maxwell's Demon.
The Alabama Power Company created this nifty television ad to talk about how some electronic gadgets still use power when they're turned off.
Three years ago someone built a solar-powered video game console. It was a novelty. You couldn't really say it was ahead of its time, because that assumes such a time will come.
The best parts of Hydrophobia are, not surprisingly, wet.