Games like World of Warcraft give players the means to save worlds, and incentive to learn the habits of heroes. What if we could harness this gamer power to solve real-world problems? Jane McGonigal says we can, and explains how.
This video is 20 minutes long, but effectively makes a relevant point... Games are good.
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Red Light, Green Light for dogs
All dog owners should spread out. (Cats are too smart.) Instead of saying “red light” and “green light,” the keywords will be “stay” and “come.” Take turns with your pet. Sometimes the dog gives the orders, and sometimes it’s you. Keep score.
Kitty Cat Bathtub Ping Pong
Have a hard time getting your cat in the tub for a bath? Here’s a trick. Try kitty bathtub ping pong. Put a ping-pong ball in an empty tub—and watch kitty go wild. When kitty isn’t looking, slowly fill the tub with water. Here kitty kitty. Clean kitty.