Research suggests ping pong can help Alzheimer’s patients, but these folks just want to play — and win

Residents at a midtown Toronto retirement home are taking up ping pong in a big way. Staff at the home say it helps with their co-ordination and balance, and some research even suggests ping pong might ward off the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.

A lot of albums released by old folks in 2017 are completely awesome

REUTERS/Mike Blake If rock-n-roll or old-school blues rock and its derivatives are your thing, the pickings these days are slim. Washy synthesizers and ornately produced rap dominate, which is fine. I’m still trying to figure out how I feel about St. Vincent’s “Masseduction,” and one of my kids is bringing a lot of contemporary hip-hop into […]

Review: Sunski Sunglasses — New, Affordable Shades for Outdoorsy Folks

Review: Sunski — New, Affordable Shades for Outdoorsy Folks Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

Quack trial to resurrect brain dead folks revived with new location

Enlarge / A zombie hand rises out of a grave. (credit: Getty | diane39) Indian authorities last year pulled the plug on a dubious clinical trial aiming to reverse brain death in 20 people. But, it seems, the resolve of the trial’s leaders is undying. They have revived their plans and will announce a new […]

The next major game from the folks behind ‘Grand Theft Auto’ just got delayed until 2018

The next major game from the folks behind “Grand Theft Auto” just got hijacked right out of its original release date. Rockstar Games Originally planned for a launch this fall on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, “Red Dead Redemption 2” now has a launch window of “spring 2018.” Rockstar says the delay is, “necessary to […]

PC Gaming Weekly: Well met, folks!

Well met, and welcome to GamesBeat’s first PC Gaming Weekly newsletter. Thank you for joining us on our expanded dive into the industry’s’ first and most diverse platform. And we’re going to start this adventure by talking about one of the giants of PC gaming, who recently announced his retirement plans just days following the […]

iOS 10.2.1 might not seem like much, but it’ll make security folks pretty happy

Alongside MacOS and iTunes updates, Apple released iOS 10.2.1, which weighs in at just over 60MB and includes patches for some key vulnerabilities. The update is now available for download. The post iOS 10.2.1 might not seem like much, but it’ll make security folks pretty happy appeared first on Digital Trends. Digital Trends