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The Fall of Avalon Hill | Naked MeepleIt began with a short notice posted on the Avalon Hill web site on August 4, 1998 by some just fired employees. The announcement stated simply that Monarch Avalon had sold its Avalon Hill Game Company division to Hasbro for $6 million, and that Monarch had terminated the […]

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Holy Shit, I Interviewed the President — MediumLegacy media isn’t mocking us because we aren’t a legitimate source of information; they’re mocking us because they’re terrified. Their legitimacy came from the fact that they have access to distribution channels and that they get to be in the White House press pool because of some long-ago […]

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Hidden Epidemic: Tapeworms Living Inside People’s Brains | Infectious Diseases | DISCOVER MagazineParasitic worms leave millions of victims paralyzed, epileptic, or worse. So why isn’t anyone mobilizing to eradicate them? I’ve been playing the same game of Civilization II for almost 10 years. This is the result. : gamingI've been playing the same game of […]

Links van 3 juni 2011 tot 4 juni 2011

Well, What’s the Matter? – The COMPLETE definitive Catwoman origin.For Bruce Wayne, it took seeing his parents murdered in front of him; Jonathan Crane, a lifetime of ridicule and pain; Harley Quinn, all-consuming obsessive love. All the best heroes and villains in every medium, from literature to film to comic books, have traceable motivations for […]

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LCD monitor teardown! A Revived CNN Takes On Fox News and Bill SammonThere is a big audience of Americans who are not interested in the propagandistic news styling of Fox News. The efforts of Jon Stewart and websites like Media Matters are having an impact. America knows they can’t trust Fox News to deliver the […]

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Facebook Comments Epitomizes Everything I Hate About FacebookIt’s a piece of crap, but it’s just barely good enough and easy enough that it’s not worth wrestling with alternatives. Facebook Comments is basically Facebook writ small: while it’s maddeningly mediocre lowest-common-denominator crap, it’s not quite bad enough not to use. NYT vs HuffPo, cont. | Felix […]

Links van 18 maart 2011 tot 19 maart 2011

Scocca : Would a No-Fly Zone Over America Save the Democracy Movement in Bahrain?The helpful thing, if you're overwhelmed by so much news going on at once, is that Bahrain is roughly the same story as Libya—only instead of pro-democracy protesters being murdered by a terrorist-sponsoring monster of a dictator who has been on America's […]