Everything you never cared to ask about the battle of Yavin and more Culture in FTN Daily #101, Sat, Jan 28, 2017


Haha! Ragequit!

Professor Brad Bushman had to retract claims that playing video games makes you a better killer. Leif Johnson for Motherboard

It’s not the first time Bushman has had to issue corrections to a data set.

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/study-claiming-video-games-contribute-to-real-world-violence-gets-retracted


Oops, wrong trench

You won’t believe how much some people care to argue that Luke Skywalker didn’t fly down the big equatorial canyon along the Death Star. And then you totally belive it. Todd Vaziri for FXRant.

Of course, it all makes sense if you think about it for even a minute.

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/study-claiming-video-games-contribute-to-real-world-violence-gets-retracted


Sigur Rós circles Iceland

We’ve been there, too. And we liked it. Fair waring. It’s a looooooong video.


No shame

Should we re-learn how to be ashamed by our own behavior? Stefan Kanfer for City Journal.

No one is embarrassed for long

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/study-claiming-video-games-contribute-to-real-world-violence-gets-retracted


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