Whether it is a victory for crowd-sourcing, citizen scientists or gamers, it is a remarkable achievement.
Using a game called “Foldit,” which was released by the University of Washington, players have deciphered the crystal structure of a protein that causes Aids in rhesus monkeys. It had baffled scientists for 15 years, but took gamers 10 days to solve.
Derren Brown beats 9 chess players simultaneously and explains how.
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Holy Retina Display, Batman, Infinity Blade has incredible graphics! Wow. Worth the $6 just to see them.
The Pac-Man Dossier explains the behavior and targeting patterns of each ghost.
Helveticards may be the perfect gift for all your typophile poker-playing friends.
Twirdie is a ‘Twitter Golf Game’ where the distance of each shot is proportionate to the popularity of the words you type in tweets from the last 60 seconds.