MSN Messenger | Nostalgic Memories

I grew up in the 90’s and was a daily user of MSN Messenger. I recently changed my phone’s notification to the sound MSN Messenger made when you got a new IM. The sound alone hurled me back to a simpler time. A time when Napster reigned (and mistitled songs were a real problem) and boy bands roamed the earth.

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Anger makes people want things more

A new study published in Psychological Science finds that associating an object with anger actually makes people want the object

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The 11 Places You Should Never Take a Date…

Ever wonder where you shouldn’t take a date? Check out this interesting list from College Candy.

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The Scariest Stories on the Internet

With sites like CreepyPasta and /r/nosleep, there’s no shortage of scary and unnerving stories to read. The following are some of my favourite stories to read late at night with the lights off.

Prepare to be spooked!

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Are You Truly Free?

Ever feel like life has you down, like nothing is going your way – and that its all someone else’s fault? Check this post out then, you might find that you really have more say in things then you thought.

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Video Games as Art: Visually Stunning Video Games

Almost every gamer knows that video games can be the best medium for story telling, even better than movies or books. Video games can suck you into it’s story like a good novel, while still being a visual medium like movies and T.V. What separates games from their elder mediums is the level of control that a user has over their digital world, bending the game’s characters to their will.

It is my firm belief that a major contributor to a game’s success is how the game artists depict the world within their game. The environment, visual style, and music are all vastly influential and are what skyrocket some games into the realm of pure art.

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