Video Games Don’t Cause Real-World Violence, Peter Dutton

Blaming acts of real-world violence on video games is nothing but an unscientific distraction from what we already know can cause them.

Video games are a convenient scapegoat; something people easily draw as an obvious link. The simplistic idea that players become desensitised to in-game violence and are therefore more likely to carry out violence in the real world,

Plex’s VR movie app comes to the Gear VR

In January, the popular media streaming app Plex announced a new VR app that allowed users to watch movies and TV shows on their own or together with friends in VR. It was a cool idea, though compatibility was restricted to just the Google Daydream. Now, there’s good news for Plex users with different VR headsets who want to lounge around with their friends but not actually be with them: Plex has brought its VR movie app to the Gear VR courtesy of the Oculus store.

Are You A Video Game Addict?

It is clear that I know people who can be in seen as addicted to [amazon_textlink asin=’B00H6VSWTW’ text=’video games’ template=’ProductLink’ store=’cfmmusscean03-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’2fd16823-f1ef-11e7-817f-d1835dc80b87′]. Gamers I know fall into three groups, immature, escapism and addicted. If you have missed work a few times because you were exhausted from gaming all night that might mean you are irresponsible and need to grow up.

Movie Review: Hostiles

Hostiles is a 2017 American period western film written and directed by Scott Cooper, based on an original story by Donald E. Stewart. It stars Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, Wes Studi, Ben Foster, Stephen Lang, Jesse Plemons, Rory Cochrane, Adam Beach, and Q’orianka Kilcher, and follows a U.S. Cavalry officer who must escort a Cheyenne war chief and his family back to their home in Montana in 1892.

Under the Midnight Sun


In September 2017, a new iceberg calved from Pine Island Glacier—one of the main outlets where the West Antarctic Ice Sheet flows into the ocean.
Image Credit: NASA

iFixit cuts the prices on its battery replacement kits to one up Apple’s $29 offer

iFixit, the internet’s most popular repository of guides for repairing Apple devices, has announced that it’s cutting prices for all of its iPhone battery replacement kits down to $29 or less. They usually sell for between $39 to $49, depending on how recent your phone is.

Meet the unfortunate DJ who shares a name with the FCC’s Ajit Pai

About two months ago, Ajit Pai, a 42-year-old DJ in Goa, India, noticed a puzzling comment on his Instagram. It was abusive, but without any clear reason. The next day, more strange comments began to appear on his account. Some included the hashtag #netneutrality. Finally, it clicked. They were looking for Federal Communications Commission chairman Ajit Pai.

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