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Before Madden

The 25th anniversary version of the insanely-popular Madden video game is being released today. If that’s too advanced for you, take a trip down memory lane with these gridiron games that came before it.

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Eating Outer Space

You should read this article because it’s called “What Would Happen If I Ate A Teaspoon of White Dwarf Star” and it contains the following sentence:

You’d pop it into your mouth and it would fall unimpeded through your body, carve a channel through your gut, come out through your nether regions, and burrow a hole toward the center of the Earth.

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Papers, Please

This is not your typical video game. There aren’t invading aliens or zombies or people gathering up coins. In Papers, Please you take on the role of a border patrol agent in a fictional country and must make some really difficult decisions that have human consequences. The game’s website describes it as “A Dystopian Document Thriller.”

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The Reality of Phone Addiction

I am really tired of people always being on their phones at all times. This article discusses the growing issue of smartphone addiction and has a very illuminating short film. But I read this article on my phone, so I’m clearly part of the problem.

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The Bluths Are Back (Again)

Arrested Development fans can begin rejoicing, because it seems that the tale of America’s most dysfunctional family is far from over.

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The Bugs Shall Inherit the Earth

These insects are going to be our doom.

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That’s Some Good Coaching

An MLB team coach recently took a moment to give a child in the stands a souvenir baseball - and some great life advice.

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This Lady Will Solve All Your Problems

Or any one problem. The advice columnist at our sister publication The Week is here to help. Send your questions to ToughLove@TheWeek.com!

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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