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Redditor Uses 'The Sims' and 'Pokemon' to Create the Virtual Mashup of Your Dreams

It's a not-so-secret secret that the majority of people playing The Sims aren't exactly gaming as intended. We may start with a normal family, but it's only a matter of time before we get bored and set them all on fire. Recently, a Redditor also deviated from the norm (for one, he actually built and simulated a town) by recreating a neighborhood from a different video game: Pokemon.

Redditor trunkleton used The Sims 4 to create the three houses found in Pallet Town, the hometown of the main character in the original Pokemon games for Game Boy Color. You can see the house of Red and Blue, as well Professor Oak's lab. The set-up is pretty accurate and comes with everything but the characters who live there. That's probably for the best, because a Pikachu in Sims form would probably be terrifying anyway. 

[h/t: Dorkly]

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You Can Now Order Food Through Facebook
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After a bit of controversy over its way of aggregating news feeds and some questionable content censoring policies, it’s nice to have Facebook roll out a feature everyone can agree on: allowing you to order food without leaving the social media site.

According to a press release, Facebook says that the company decided to begin offering food delivery options after realizing that many of its users come to the social media hub to rate and discuss local eateries. Rather than hop from Facebook to the restaurant or a delivery service, you’ll be able to stay within the app and select from a menu of food choices. Just click “Order Food” from the Explore menu on a desktop interface or under the “More” option on Android or iOS devices. There, you’ll be presented with options that will accept takeout or delivery orders, as well as businesses participating with services like Delivery.com or EatStreet.

If you need to sign up and create an account with Delivery.com or Jimmy John’s, for example, you can do that without leaving Facebook. The feature is expected to be available nationally, effective immediately.

[h/t Forbes]

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The Seemingly Simple ‘Math’ Problem That Stumped the Internet
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If you’re a regular Mental Floss reader, you know that we love a good brain teaser. And the one below, which originated on Facebook and has been shared more than 150,000 times, is a great one to test just how sharp you are on a Friday evening at the end of a long workweek.

It’s a seemingly simple enough task: spot the error. Your time starts now…

We’ll give you a minute …

And a little space for you to scroll down to find the answer …

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Did you figure it out?

The “mistake” is that the word “mistake” is misspelled on the instruction sheet on the left. If you missed that completely, you’re not alone: the grid of numbers is what immediately grabs your attention.

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