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Showing posts from December, 2013

MIT Video Game Teaches Relativity by Slowing Down Speed of Light

Light speed travel is a pretty common premise of many a science fiction story, and the subject of casual to serious discussions among armchair physicists and enthusiasts. But over at MIT’s Game Lab, developers have released a game that attempts to illustrate some of the conceptually challenging physics by slowing down the speed of light thereby allowing players to experience the trippy effects of relativity at walking speeds.

Replace YouTube Comments With Reddit Comments in Chrome

Last month, Google made a change to YouTube’s commenting system that required users to have a Google+ account in order to post a comment. While this has angered many users who prefer posting under their current anonymous profile or simply don't want to a create a Google+ account, I feel this is a step in the right direction. Personally, I couldn’t care less about YouTube comments because I have already disabled it.