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How 13 Classic Video Games Got Their Names

Here are the stories of how famous video games got their names, and what they were almost called. 1. Pac-Man It’s not easy to create a game based solely on the concept of eating. But Namco employee Tōru Iwatani did just that in 1980 by taking the idea of a pizza with a slice missing, and then [...]

Lightsaber Cat vs. Dogs

Link Scroll down for today’s pictures & links. Lightsaber Cat vs. Dogs This is the ultimate fight, bar none. The Fate of the Universe, or this particular cat in this universe, depends on the outcome of this battle. Impressive, for sure… but I am not sure that this cat even needs a lightsaber to defend itself. These dogs [...]

Oldest Television In History | First Early tv

Television If you were in the market for a new TV and had £17,000 to spend, we guess you’d want something 3D, HD and with a bigger screen than we’ve got walls. But someone recently splashed out £16,800 on Britain’s oldest working TV — which has a 12-inch black and white screen. The 1936 Marconi type–702 television – [...]

Virtual Real Estate Sale Record Broken with $335,000 Purchase

It’s possible to make real money in virtual worlds, as one user of the MMOG Entropia Universe recently experienced. He sold a set of virtual real estate properties for $335,000: Jacobs, who goes by the in-game name of Neverdie, has made a number of high-profile transactions over the past few years, from the $25,000 sale of [...]