Change 'authoritarian' football culture to produce future stars, says research
Premier League soccer stars are subjecting their club's junior players to regular insults and practical jokes in a humiliating rite of passage, the British Sociological Association's annual conference in Leeds heard today.
Engineering students invent virtual fitting room for online shoppers (w/ video)
(Phys.org) —One blessing of the Internet: shopping conveniently online for clothes. One curse of the Internet: shopping conveniently online for clothes.
Troy Wolverton: Fire TV needs work to reach potential
Consumers wanting to watch Internet videos on the big screen in their living room now have one more intriguing option: Amazon.com's new Fire TV digital media player.
Review: Roku's Streaming Stick offers loads of content in small package
Roku's line of digital media players have long been among my favorite ways of getting Internet videos to the TV.
Study finds gaming augments players' social lives
New research finds that online social behavior isn't replacing offline social behavior in the gaming community. Instead, online gaming is expanding players' social lives. The study was done by researchers ...
The physics of the 3-point shot
He may not see very many basketball players in his classroom, but Creighton University physics professor Gintaras Duda, Ph.D., says they are instinctual physicists because of what it takes to make the perfect ...
Pono may sound great, but don't expect it to stick around
I hate to be the one to break it to rock-and-roll legend Neil Young, but his new digital music venture has about as much chance of succeeding as I have of winning a Grammy - maybe less.
Trash-talking Scrabble player is robot named Victor
Football displays fractal dynamics
Football fascinates millions of fans, almost all of them unaware that the game is subject to the laws of physics. Despite their seemingly arbitrary decisions, players obey certain rules, as they constantly ...
A wireless Cone learns music preferences
Apple's Cook tries to tantalize shareholders
(AP)—Apple CEO Tim Cook is still trying to convince shareholders that the iPhone maker remains a step ahead in the race to innovate, even though recent performance of the company's stock lags behind other technology trendsetters.
Adobe Flash Player updates confront zero-day exploit
Hit video game 'The Last of Us' gets new chapter
Sony Computer Entertainment America added a new chapter Friday to popular video game "The Last of Us," filled with combat against zombie-like infected people and tailored for PlayStation 3 consoles.
Flappy Bird obsession is not necessarily an addiction
Flappy Bird, a deceptively simple gaming app, has been withdrawn by its creator Dong Nguyen because it is too "addictive". ...