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Pigs Can Play Video Games

Pigs Can Play Video Games

Pigs might not be able to fly, but they can play video games. In a new study, researchers from Purdue University in Indiana, US have shown that pigs can use a digital screen and joystick, operated by their snout, to move a cursor around for rewards.

The Xbox And PlayStation War Isn’t About Consoles, It’s About Loyalty

The Xbox And PlayStation War Isn’t About Consoles, It’s About Loyalty

In the latest salvo of an almost two-decade console war between Microsoft and Sony, both Sony’s Playstation 5 and Microsoft’s Xbox Series S/X were launched last week. With increased spending on videogames due to ongoing quarantine and travel restrictions, the launches have been described as historically significant. Head of Xbox Phil Spencer tweeted: Thank…

If Our Reality Is A Video Game, Does That Solve The Problem Of Evil?

If Our Reality Is A Video Game, Does That Solve The Problem Of Evil?

Pandemics and natural disasters cause pain and suffering to millions worldwide and can challenge the very foundations of human belief systems. They can be particularly challenging for those who believe in an all-knowing and righteous God. The Lisbon earthquake of 1755, for example, shook the previously unquestioned faith of many…