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"If the devil had to invent a game," Hitchens thundered, "it would be this one."
In the gang world, social networks and YouTube are just another tool in the arsenal.
A new study from the UK suggests a way for law enforcement to identify the most virile purveyors of hate on the web.
It's our inability to talk rationally about pornography that harms us the most.
Within clearly circumscribed limits, of course
If anything, it really makes me want to play Mortal Kombat. Does that mean I'm a sociopath?
Federal Funds Can't Be Used for Gun Violence Research, But They Were Used to Make This Ridiculous Workplace Massacre Safety Video
The feds are okay with funding videos that make gun violence look inevitable, but not funding research that could actually help make meaningful, informed policy decisions.
But some people know some things, and sometimes they conflict. That's called science. Here's an update.
One’s politics and personal penchant toward mass virtual-word slaughter notwithstanding, this new study is among the first to test the longer-term, cumulative effects of video game playing in any way, and the first, its authors claim, to specifical…
The second war in Iraq is going to have a large section in the history books dedicated to the -mercenaries- private contractors like Blackwater, who get paid gobs more than the average soldier to provide security services in hostile cities. One of th…
Waiting in line is part of life. Hell, what is life but a giant, snaking line, at the end of which we all depart this mortal coil for sweet respit behind the doors to eternity--I guess that's why the Apple Store looks like heaven. Jesus, come to thin…
Years of aimlessly running over hookers in Grand Theft Auto and the like may have had an effect after all.
Just how violent has human history been? Well, according to the new interactive timeline over at conflicthistory.com (built by Freebase, “an open, Creative Commons licensed repository of structured data of almost 20 million entities”), there pret…
In 1969, Eddie Adams won the Pulitzer Prize for Photography for his shot of "General Nguyen Ngoc Loan executing a Viet Cong prisoner in Saigon." Later, he would lament the notoriety of the image and how it become synonymous with the atrocity and real…