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Truck Driver Playing 'Pokemon Go' Kills Pedestrian In Japan, Police Say

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 08.25.2016 | World

TOKYO, Aug 25 (Reuters) - A Japanese truck driver playing Pokemon Go while driving hit two women, killing one and injuring the other, in Japan’s fir...

Rare Pokemon Sparks Massive Stampede In Taiwan

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 08.24.2016 | Technology

A fat and sleepy pocket monster prompted a weekend scene in Taiwan that resembled what you might imagine the Apocalypse to look like. Pokemon Go train...

Pokémon Creators Set The Record Straight On Popular Theory

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 08.16.2016 | Entertainment

For 20 years, we’ve all wanted to be the very best. But while we’ve been busy watching, reading the comics, and now being tricked into exercising ...

Pokemon Go Players Are Hooked On Catching Woman’s Crocheted Creatures

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 08.15.2016 | Good News

An artist in Dallas is making Pokemon Go Pokestops a whole lot better. Nichole Dunigan of Nichole’s Nerdy Knots has always been talented with knitti...

Pokémon GO... And Get Injured?

Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT | Posted 08.11.2016 | Science
Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT

From the beaches of Santa Monica to the streets of Manhattan, there is one constant -- masses of people losing themselves in the virtual splendor of Pokémon Go.

What We're Reading

Ann Reid | Posted 08.10.2016 | Education
Ann Reid

It's pretty much all evolution, all the time, this week. Pokémon, humans, creationists, even our understanding of the past--everything evolves. Darw...

Pokémon NO: 3 Reasons Why You Should Never Play Pokémon GO

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 08.09.2016 | Technology
Rachel Wolfson

"The horror, the horror," is a phrase that could also be used to describe society's new obsession with Pokémon GO. The location-based augmented reality game for iOS and Android devices has caused quite a stir since its release in July 2016.

How To Get Laid Playing Pokemon GO!

Brett Osinoff | Posted 08.05.2016 | Comedy
Brett Osinoff

Pokemon Go is all the rage, everyone seems to be out and about trying to catch 'em all. Though people are digging the game, there is still a downside to spending all their time trying to be the very best, like no one ever was. When are they finding time to get laid?

Pokémon Go And The Future Of The Virtual Reality Gaming

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 08.04.2016 | Technology
Stephanie R. Caudle

So what exactly makes Pokémon Go exciting? It depends solely on the presence of geo-location data from genuine spots and things. Without this data, players can't discover Pokémon, PokéStops, or rec centers.

'Pokémon GO' Was Born in the Right Place at Exactly the Right Time

Quora | Posted 08.04.2016 | Technology
Quora

What were the magical components behind Pokémon GO's success? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions...

This Is What Happens When You Take 'Pokemon Go' Too Far

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 08.03.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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This Giant Pikachu Statue Is The 'Pokemonument' We Need

The Huffington Post | Lauren Aratani | Posted 08.02.2016 | Weird News

An anonymous artist has, perhaps illegally, taken the Pokemon Go craze to a whole new level. A large Pikachu statue popped up overnight in New Orlean...

New York Bans Sex Offenders On Parole From Pokemon Go

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.01.2016 | Technology

By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York will bar registered sex offenders on parole from playing Pokemon Go over concerns that the wildly popul...

Is Pokémon Go Your New Wingman?

Robert Weiss | Posted 08.01.2016 | Entertainment
Robert Weiss

It's hardly a secret that Pokémon Go is the latest gaming craze. Some analysts estimate the game has been downloaded by 20 million people since its r...

Parents Abandoned 2-Year-Old Son To Play 'Pokemon Go,' Police Say

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 08.01.2016 | Crime

An Arizona couple is accused of leaving their 2-year-old son home alone while they went out to play “Pokemon Go.” The San Tan Valley parents were ...

Why Pokemon Go Might Be The Zombie Apocalypse

Dawn Q Landau | Posted 08.01.2016 | Fifty
Dawn Q Landau

If you're a fan of 'The Walking Dead,' and you thought the Zombie Apocalypse would go down with flesh eating creatures all around, spreading their contagion, while everyone scrambles for food and resources -- you got it wrong. The Zombie Apocalypse is here, and it's a much kinder, gentler event.

There Is No Good Reason To Dye Your Dog's Fur To Look Like Pikachu

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 07.28.2016 | Weird News

We’re all about Pokemon Go madness and the ridiculous things that this game has made people do. On the other hand, dying your dog’s fur or hair to...

Why Pokemon Go Is The Best Dating App

Rohil Aniruth | Posted 07.28.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Rohil Aniruth

Pokemon Go - a dating app so effective that you might as well start saving up for the wedding right now.

Apparently 'Pokemon Go' Is Influencing Baby Names

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.27.2016 | Parents

Move over, Khaleesi and Arya. There’s a new pop culture baby name trend in town. According to a press release from BabyCenter, parents are turning t...

Pokémon Go's Mental Health Benefits Are Real

Rahis Saifi | Posted 07.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Rahis Saifi

The gains of moving around go beyond the mental health. It helps people lose some weight and live a healthy life. Though not everyone acknowledges this idea, exercise has multiple effects, both on mental and physical fitness.

'Pokemon Go' Leads Woman To Stray Injured Kitten Who Needs Her Help

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 07.26.2016 | Good News

Carey Burns likes to say she’s completed the quest to capture Mewtwo. While most “Pokemon Go” players are clamoring to find the “legendary” ...

Experts Are Building A 'Pokemon Go' Robot For Everyone To Play With

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.26.2016 | Technology

It may seem like everyone is playing “Pokemon Go,” but some people can’t even if they want to. Poke-fans with physical disabilities say the smar...

Indonesian Religious Leader Denounces 'Pokemon Go' But Players Aren't Fazed

Reuters | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 07.26.2016 | Religion

Avid players of smash-hit mobile phone game Pokemon GO in Indonesia, home to the world’s largest Muslim population, are not letting religious decree...

'Pokémon Of New York' Parodies 'HONY' And It's Perfectly Charming

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.26.2016 | Good News

Pokémon have feelings too, ya know. “Pokémon Of New York,” a whimsical parody of the Humans Of New York account, gives you a glimpse into the p...

My Son Just Created A Pokemon Go Walking Hack, Is Cheating Good Now?

Dan Nessel | Posted 07.26.2016 | Parents
Dan Nessel

My son probably walks about 3-5 miles a day, so, this wasn't about being lazy and avoiding walking. This was actually a clever time hack. He realized at night, the phone just sits there doing nothing -- why not put it to work hatching eggs?