Do Video Games Encourage Racism?

Do Video Games Encourage Racism - 1

Dr. Vibe and a group of men discuss if watching video games can cause racism.

Are Video Games About War Hurting The Emotional Development Of Boys And Men? (Maybe They Don’t Have to)

Video Games

Some video game trivialize war and violence but it doesn’t have to be this way.

3 Parents Discuss Kids and Violent Video Games

video games

Video games have changed dramatically since Mario saved the princess. Jay Snook talks to some parents about keeping their kids safe in the new world of gaming.

First Love: Score

Memories of a beanbag...and so much more.

Scott Heydt recalls a first for him when he was 12 years old.

What I Learned about Meditation from a Video Game Monk and My High School Biology Teacher


Tim Gossling shares the secrets of floating lotus, stretchy limbs and the health benefits of resting your mind.

Why Marketers Fear the Female Geek


Anjin Anhut lays out the down and dirty facts about how ignoring geeky women seems like good business… and how to change that.

10 Awesome Things Atheists Want for Christmas*

xmas awesome

Have an Atheist around and don’t know what to get them for the Holidays? Fear not, Doug Zeigler has 10 suggestions to help you out.

6 Leadership Lessons from Ender’s Game

leadership lessons from enders-game

The most distinguishing leadership characteristic of Ender is not his strategic ability, it is his compassion for his team and even his enemy. A good leader cares.

The Question Is…. What Was Your Most Satisfying Video Game Moment?

The King of Kong movie poster onesheet

Video games are primed to give us these moments if we work hard enough for them. What’s the one that left you feeling like you could take over the world at that moment–your biggest virtual victory?

The Question Is…. Who Do You Play Video Games As?


When you play video games and have the option of playing a male or female character, which one do you habitually choose?

Dating Has No Rules: Learning the Wrong Lessons from School, Video Games, and Sports

football hand signals doubled thefootballgirl

Andrew Smiler says one reason men and women have relationship difficulties is that they have different approaches to the idea of rules.

‘Grand Theft Auto V’ and the Games We’ll Wait in Line For

Grand Theft Auto V, best games, Doug Zeigler

Doug Zeigler on the excitement surrounding the release of “Grand Theft Auto 5″ and all the games he waited in midnight lines for in the past.

Can Gaming Save the (Real) World?

child of eden

Sounds a little far-fetched, right? But Jane McGonigal believes that gaming can actually help us make a better world.

OG Gamer


Doug Ziegler argues that there’s more to video games than just mindless gaming.

Just Dance, and Dance, and Dance, and Dance-Wii love these games.

Wii Dance Photo by popculturegeek

Tweet JJ Vincent learns that public humiliation is nothing compared to the fun of dance, dance, dancing. —- I was not an early adopter of the Wii gaming system. When it first came out, I played a few games at friends’ houses—sports, auto racing, ridiculously fun rabbit games where you got to shoot things with […]

Five Ways Taking a Break Can Make You More Productive.

Birds Around the Water Cooler

Are you good at taking breaks? Here’s how you can tell—and maybe how you can get better.