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Father Of Video Games Ralph Baer Passes Away At 92

Father Of Video Games Ralph Baer Passes Away At 92

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From smartphones to massive HD screens, video games are everywhere these days and their ubiquity might not have been possible without Ralph Baer, the “father of video games” who passed...

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2014-11-19 04:49:36

A new study indicates that flowing water on Mars may have only taken place during relatively short periodic episodes of global warming driven by volcanic activity.

U.S. Senate Set To Debate Prescription Drug Bill
2014-10-21 07:36:39

The drug known as Viagra was originally being investigated as a cardiac medication and when study participants began to report an unintended side effect – the course of studying the phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor (PDE5i) shifted completely.

tesla car
2014-10-10 08:01:23

Electric car company Tesla Motors unveiled its much-hyped newest car on Thursday night with a suite of new features.

Socioeconomic Status May Determine A Person's Overall Understanding Of Science
2014-07-07 15:21:20

Socioeconomic status may have an effect on the reading comprehension of science-related information, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

social media cyberloafing
2014-07-01 04:30:12

A new study from researchers in Norway has found that people who like to browse social media at work tend to be male, single and/or have a higher education.

New Fossil Evidence Shows Reproductive Changes During Transition From Dinosaurs To Birds
2014-05-30 13:14:34

Over the course of millions of years, some dinosaurs evolved into the modern birds we see today – and that transition included the shift to a single-ovary reproductive system, according to a new report in the National Science Review journal.

Mars' Atmosphere Loss To Be Measured By NASA's MAVEN Orbiter
2014-05-15 10:47:48

When NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission arrives at its destination later this year, an instrument on board could help to determine why Mars has slowly lost much of its atmosphere and become the barren planet we see today.

Male Fertility Relies On A Key Protein That Also Protects Against Disease
2014-05-13 10:58:14

Male infertility prevents many couples from being able to conceive a child and a new study published in the journal Nature Communications has found a specific protein that is a major determining factor in determining a sperm’s ability to fertilize an egg.

shocking lucid dreams
2014-05-12 12:40:00

Although dreaming takes place entirely within the mind, dreamers often feel like they are living in a reality in which they have no control. However, some dreamers can reach a state in which they are aware they are dreaming and can take control of the dream.

Has The Winning Formula For 'Rock, Paper, Scissors' Been Cracked?
2014-05-02 08:54:38

Played for fun as a child and to settle bets as an adult, rock-paper-scissors is a game played around the world by people of all ages.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.