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This is how Elon Musk designs rockets in immersive 3D virtual reality

“If you can just go in there and do what you need to do, just understanding the fundamentals of how the thing should work — as opposed to figuring out how to make the computer make it work — then you can achieve a lot more in a short period of time,” the serial entrepreneur who spawned PayPal, Tesla, and SpaceX says.

Marvel Heroes needs more humanity, more warmth, and more MMO

I just ran around Hell’s Kitchen with Iron Man. Man, were we faced a lot of muggers and dudes with automatic rifles. Oh, and Electro. Can’t forget him. I fought him for about 15 minutes, grinding his health down to the halfway point, fighting him and waves of annoying muggers, when Iron Man showed up. We kicked Electro’s ass. Then I died, since a mugger snuck up behind me and shot me with an automatic weapon.

The Avengers movie poster, Hulk punch Thor

Who is the best Avenger? (infographic)

Naturally, it’s time for us nerds to fight over who is the best Avenger. A quick survey of Facebook friend statuses shows Hulk is ahead due to a couple of particularly funny moments, but here at GamesBeat we decided to use math and science to determine a true victor.