"Advances in video game technology have fueled a growing appetite for video games of all sorts. Gaming at its core is a form of entertainment but for some it has also become an obsession. Video Games and Society explores the highs and lows of this most ubiquitous technology - how video games have influenced people and daily life. Sidebars, direct quotes, and a list of organizations to contact add depth and information to the books in this series"--Page...
Reliance on digital technology becomes a problem when a pleasurable, relatively harmless and even beneficial activity turns into an addictive behavior. The scope of this growing problem, the causes, the consequences, and efforts to address it are discussed.
Explores the different viewpoints and theories about claims of abduction by aliens, discussing the case of Betty and Barney Hill, the Roswell incident, and the continuing search for physical proof that aliens exist.
Profiles King Tut's life and discusses the fascination and mystery surrounding his death, the mummy's curse, the search for his tomb and its treasures, and the illnesses of archaeologists who have explored Egyptian tombs.