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Video Games Bring New Life to Old Brains

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October 3, 2013
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Researchers in California are developing video games aimed at helping the elderly preserve their cognitive abilities as they age. The games are designed to improve communication between different parts of the brain, boosting memory function and the ability to stay focused.


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Deutsche Welle (Aug. 20, 2013) — Computer games on cell phones and the Internet are increasing in popularity. In 1998, Thomas Friedmann founded the Funatics company in Oberhausen to make games for consoles. Today he concentrates on online and cell phone games. Made in Germany takes a look at this highly competitive market.
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Play Football, Learn Maths

Play Football, Learn Maths

NDTV (Mar. 30, 2013) — Divesh Bathijia, a 24-year-old from Mumbai, quit his job in a real estate Multi-National Company to start teaching Maths to children with his innovative techniques. Divesh has devised a "Maths through Games" module which combines the fun of playing games with learning mathematical concepts. So far he has helped 4000 children and he aims to reach many more in the next academic year.
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Kim Kardashian's $ $200 Million Video Game Pay Day!

Kim Kardashian's $ $200 Million Video Game Pay Day!

Celeb TV (July 15, 2014) — From sex tapes to video games, Kim Kardashian knows how to make money! According to Bloomberg, the reality star's video game could earn around $200 million! The games lets users rise to fame by dressing up and dating famous people - wonder how many points making a "video" gets you?! And that's not all the Kimmy news we have - a woman named Claire Louise Leeson has been heating up the internet lately, because she paid thousands of dollars to get surgery to look just like Kim! You have to see the pictures to believe them! Video provided by Celeb TV
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Blind Juggling Robots Bring Calm to Chaos

Blind Juggling Robots Bring Calm to Chaos

Reuters (Feb. 6, 2013) — The brains controlling the next generation of interactive, walking robots may well come from a laboratory in Zurich, where scientists are testing new algorithms on juggling machines. With no sensory help in the form of cameras or microphones, the robots are able to keep balls in the air with nothing but mathematics to guide them.
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