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Six odd inventions that actually exist

Six odd inventions that actually exist

Anyone who has seen a late-night infomercial knows there are some wacky products out there. From bald-spot buffers to baby mops, here are six inventions that seem too wacky to be real. The Miraculous Wandering Mind Detector Do you struggle with ADHD? Or have trouble focusing? Or are you just getting plain tired of nagging […]

WSU HARBOR program flies high

The Weber State University High Altitude Reconnaissance Balloon for Outreach and Research (HARBOR) program has been gathering team members of all majors and interests to help “fly to the edge of space” since Autumn of 2007. HARBOR draws in professors, high school students, undergrads and graduate students alike for year-round planning and mile-high flying. Dr. […]

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The popular 1990s children’s show “Reading Rainbow” is making a comeback into classrooms and homes through the support of the general public by donations through a kickstarter. Jennifer Caldwell, a senior and health promotions major at Weber State University hasn’t seen the show since she was young, but she remembers one part of it very well. […]

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Research shows video game skills may enhance surgical performance

It turns out that hours of video games could be training future doctors. Dr. James Rosser of the Florida Hospital Medical Group says video games may be key to the hand-eye coordination that is so valued in surgeons. Rosser is president of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. Laparoscopic surgery, also known as minimally invasive surgery, […]

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Weber State University’s computer science department hosted its seventh annual video game camp. Young adults are invited to come to WSU’s Ogden campus to learn to design and create a functioning video game. Camp goers are given their own computer to work with each day and are placed on teams. Each team has a professor […]

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Making money through streaming live video games

Players throughout the world are utilizing programs that enable them to stream live feeds of their video games. Through the access of websites such as Twitch.tv, players are able to make thousands of dollars by their streams. A lot of people don’t understand how or why people would want to sit there and watch another person […]

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