Archive for October, 2015

Space junk is on a collision course with Earth

A mysterious object named by scientists as WT1190F is expected to hit Earth on Friday the 13th. But researchers don’t currently have any idea what it is. Reportedly WT1190F will plunge to Earth from above the Indian Ocean about 65km off the southern tip of Sri Lanka. Scientists say its impact is accurately predicted. More unusual still, WT1190F was a ‘lost’ piece of space debris orbiting far beyond the Moon, ignored and unidentified, before being glimpsed by a telescope in early October. The object is only 1 to 2 meters in size, and its trajectory shows that it has a low density, and is perhaps hollow.

“Blackout Warning”

In case if you haven’t heard yet “the world will be plunged into darkness for 15 days in November, all thanks to rare phenomenon caused by the movement of Venus and Jupiter”, world’s press agencies reported.

But don’t worry, just know this: it’s not true. “No, the universe is not about to realign in June 2015, nor will there be a multi-day blackout at that time during which the Earth will shift into a new dimension. Neither NASA nor any other credible scientific entity has made such a pronouncement.”

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Playing games phenomena

Today nobody would argue that gaming has become a huge part of our culture. People are enthralled with video games no matter what age they are and that’s reality. According to gaming industry statistics for 2014 the average age of a gamer falls in the 30-35 age range within the U.S. and over three-fourths of all gamers play for more than one hour each week making gaming a part of their daily lives. We see that the passion gamers have had ever since gaming burst onto the scene just a few decades ago. 46% of them play games on mobile devices, and 71% use dedicated gaming devices. However despite discussions are still continuing around the theme they can’t make a dent in the exponential progression of gaming popularity. Gaming market shows an extraordinary growth last years and that’s no wonder as well.

Why do we love play games? Science has also tried to find the answer on this question. Experts say usually that people play games because they experience emotions that are closely related to the main factors of happiness, enjoyment and fun because gaming involves many fun-creating elements and so on. Why do we love play games? Actually there are so many different definitions at the point but I’d like to focus on some of them.

The really one I love the most about gaming is a whole new world every time you start to play. I guess this is very important. Every time we start to play games we discover a new world, we learn to understand it and try to win of course. Games give players the option of playing as a “good guy” or a “bad guy” then you can turn into a hero to fight a villains.

It is anticipated that future growth in mobile games will involve more and more multiplayer gaming options. Forbes Magazine notes that ‘The future of gaming is in user-choice’.