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January 2014

The Original Dungeon Masters

January 27, 2014

As Dungeon & Dragons turns 40 years old, here is a look back at the history of how this game came to be. ROLLING THE DICE Gary Gygax (pronounced GHEE-Gax) was an insurance underwriter living in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, in the late 1960s. He made...

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Same Product, Different Name

January 17, 2014

What some popular American products are called overseas…and why. • In many countries, Diet Coke is sold under the name Coca-Cola Light. It’s essentially the same product, although the calorie-free sweetening agent varies. Diet Coke in the U.S. ...

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And the Razzie Goes To…

January 16, 2014

The Academy Awards will be handed out to the year’s best films on March 2. Who cares? The night before, the Golden Raspberry Award Foundation gives out the Razzies—as in they “razz” the year’s worst films and film performances. • In the 1...

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Real Life Lightsabers?

January 15, 2014

Yes, it’s really happening. If you thought the lines were bad at your local Apple Store every time they roll out a new iPhone, just wait until they start selling lightsabers. Scientists recently declared that they have developed technology that cou...

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5 More Headscratching Golden Globe Nominations

January 13, 2014

The 2014 Golden Globes have finally been awarded. Usually, they are a precursor to what films and performers will receive Oscar nominations. Other times, they’re completely out of left field. (Bonus: Take a look back at our list of headscratching G...

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