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Do violent video games make children violent? – WTOP

WTOPDo violent video games make children violent?WTOPWASHINGTON — Ask any parent: It is hard to tear a kid away from a video game. But there are concerns that violent games may promote violent thoughts, and make children and teens more aggressive. The…

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Gov. Sam Brownback signs bill nullifying local gun laws in Kansas

The bill signed by Gov. Sam Brownback prevents cities and counties from restricting the sale of firearms and ammunition or regulating how guns are transported and stored. Supporters of the measure contend that a patchwork of local regulations has infri…

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(474360) Hawaiian Springs expands to new market, and King’s Hawaiian gets a sweet $135M finance deal.

Bread and water are big business for King’s Hawaiian and Hawaiian Springs Ltd., two companies with ties to Hawaii.Hawaiian Springs has secured a contract to sell its botted water from the Big Island in the Albertsons Market chain in California, Nevada,…

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‘Ring of Fire’ Annular Solar Eclipse of April 29, 2014 (Visibility Maps)

On April 29, 2014, the moon will block much of the sun in a so-called annular solar eclipse, also known as a “ring of fire” solar eclipse. See where the solar eclipse will be visible from in this Space.com gallery.

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Pottery Jenga And The Secret To Being Good At Just About Anything.

If you’ve ever taken a pottery class, you know how truly amazing it is when an  artist turns a lump of clay into a gorgeous vase. It seems so easy when the wheel is spinning and the artist’s wet finger

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Massive Video Game Tournament Aims To Save Lives – Huffington Post

Massive Video Game Tournament Aims To Save LivesHuffington PostYou may remember George Costanza using the principles of Frogger to cross a crowded street. Now a festival in Brazil is seriously considering the relationship between the two activities, in…

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Can video games make your brain level up? – Medical Xpress

Medical XpressCan video games make your brain level up?Medical XpressVideo games often involve fine motor co-ordination, sustained attention and problem solving, often under pressure, all of which give the brain a work out. Frequently playing video gam…

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