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Kings of the Hill

Kings of the Hill During 2017, Oulu Game Campus will also be raising a seed stage fund to provide capital to new game dev teams.Going back to our previous experiences, we always believed in creating strong IP, but I don't think that was our primary concern when we were creating Hill Climb Racing.

Pint-Sized Einstein Robot Is Officially the Best Kickstarter Ever

Pint-Sized Einstein Robot Is Officially the Best Kickstarter Ever The project page claims Professor Einstein is everything you ever wanted in a personal robot.That’s a thing, right?

Applications open for London Games Festival 2017 fringe events

Applications open for London Games Festival 2017 fringe events The London Games Festival Fringe is a series of independently-run events of all sizes, which can include product launches, theatre shows, concerts, conferences and workshops.Already three events have been confirmed, including a series of talks at VideoBrains, the eSCon Europe 2017: eSports Conference and UKIE's Student Conference.

3D-printed sex organs help blind students learn about sexual health

3D-printed sex organs help blind students learn about sexual health 3D-printing technology is letting blind students experience comprehensive, accessible sex ed for the first time ever.They range from a flaccid penis to a dilated vaginal opening, allowing students to "feel" their way though sexual health lessons.

This racial justice map sheds light on an often overlooked part of U.S. history

This racial justice map sheds light on an often overlooked part of U.S. history A new website, called Monroe Work Today, is bringing the harrowing history of lynching in the United States out of the shadows.Monroe Work Today's main feature is a map of the country, which meticulously marks locations in the U.

Ingenious voter begs senator to vote against DeVos with pizza delivery

Ingenious voter begs senator to vote against DeVos with pizza delivery But one woman took disapproval to the next level — with a "suspicious pizza," as security officials would later describe it.Julia Silge, a data scientist in Utah, was one of those Americans rallying against DeVos for the key position.

"Trump's pick will ruin education"

"Trump's pick will ruin education" Trends in American Public Schooling Since 1970200%180%160%140%120%100%1970CostEmployeesEnrollmentE - nee scoresscoresscores19912012Total cost" is the fullamount spent on the k-education ofa student graduating inthe given year, adjustedfor inflation.In 1970: , 903In 2010: , 426Data sources:LE.

We've been told lies our whole life

We've been told lies our whole life With the amount of "stop, drop, and roll" education I received growing up, Ikinda thought catching on fire would be a more common problem as anadult.I thought I was gonna be offered a cigarette a lot more than I have been.

Trump decries 'tremendous increase' in U.S. autism cases. But it's not so simple.

Trump decries 'tremendous increase' in U.S. autism cases. But it's not so simple. When combined with his past comments suggesting that he believes there may be links between autism and vaccines, Trump's comments represent another troubling instance of the U.When you look at the tremendous increase, it’s really, it’s such an incredible — it’s really a horrible thing to watch, the tremendous amount of increase," Trump said to Jane Quenneville, a principal at a school specializing in special education in Virginia during the roundtable.

Students of Many Forms

Students of Many Forms The NFTS has been running a games course for around five years now, and the focus has always been on interdisciplinary education.We sit and watch a showreel of the students' work together in the onsite cinema, but he leaves without seeing the work of the games students.

5+ A Day gets interactive with new educators resource

5+ A Day gets interactive with new educators resource A new website from 5+ A Day has been launched in a move to help educators teach children about healthy eating.The new interactive education website provides free teaching resources, making them more accessible to educators.

How to build a National Videogame Foundation

How to build a National Videogame Foundation Last Summer, some people who care about videogames started the National Videogame Foundation.I work on the National Videogame Foundation.

Gareth Morgan’s political party takes aim at school testing, early childhood and teacher quality

Gareth Morgan’s political party takes aim at school testing, early childhood and teacher quality In it’s recently released education policy, TOP says that while New Zealand has previously performed well in international education surveys, its performance is slipping.We are currently following other countries down the line of greater assessment, and competition based on those results, when there is no evidence that will work,” the party says.

Students fight back after diversity posters banned from school for being 'anti-Trump'

Students fight back after diversity posters banned from school for being 'anti-Trump' However, administrators at Westminster High School in Carroll County, Maryland have reportedly banned teachers from displaying the posters on campus, saying they're "anti-Trump" and just too political.Students at the school, though, have found an ingenious way to get their point across.

How you can help protect trans kids right now

How you can help protect trans kids right now The move has received massive backlash, spurring the hashtag #ProtectTransKids in an effort to show solidarity with trans youth.But how exactly can advocates protect trans kids, especially now?

India takes a mature stand on same-sex love and Twitter hails it

India takes a mature stand on same-sex love and Twitter hails it Being rude and insensitive is not a sign of masculinity," reads the instruction manual of a health kit issued by the Indian government.For India, a country where sexual activity between members of the same gender is illegal, it is a huge deal when the government makes these statements.