Back in January, 2011, we put up a video of podcaster djWHEAT teaching his then-five year old son how to play StarCraft II.
Just yesterday, djWHEAT put up the “full episode” of his son (aptly named miniWHEAT) playing CS:GO, the latest in the Counter-Strike series. And if it doesn’t make you want to get your lil’un on an FPS, I don’t know what will.
But more than just make me think “man I can’t wait to do that with my son,” it made me mentally retread the ‘ol video games and violence conversation.
Australian researchers posted results from a 20-year study about obesity in this month’s International Journal of Obesity (which sounded like a magazine I wanted until I realized it didn’t offer any Carl’s Jr coupons and was actually discouraging obesity). They found – shocker – that waist size during the ages of 7-15 years old had an impact on health 20 years down the line.