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Yesterday | Wise County Messenger Online

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Life is all about tradeoffs. If we live long enough, we learn that.Fame comes with a loss of privacy.Fortune? Big bucks come with lots of baggage.Talent? With ability comes responsibility.Technology? As much as it has given us, there are some things it has taken, and is taking, away.If you want to know how old somebody is, listen to the message on ... (more)

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Saturday | The Republic

Indiana inventor's game explores origins of life

His newest invention is a 3-D board game called "Mutation," a clicking, clacking puzzle ball. It's best described as tic-tac-toe on the surface of a sphere, but players are limited only by the rules and games they create.

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Related Topix: Games, Inventions, Science / Technology, Indiana

Saturday | BellaOnline

Murder By Death Movie Review

Director: Robert Moore Release Date: 23 June 1976 Running Time: 94 minutes MPAA Rating: PG Editor's Rating: 4 out of 4 schtars, schweethart. The 1970's were really a magical time for comedy.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Murder by Death, The Out-of-Towners, Celebrities, Jack Lemmon, Games

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Morning Call

Me and My Grandparents: We enjoy talking about our Polish heritage

Casmir and Czeslawa 'Jesse' Grodziak with their granddaughter Laurie Grodziak, and their great-grandchildren Ella, 5, and Alaina, 2. Something that makes them special: From their unconditional love for each another to their courage and strength through rough times, those qualities are what make them my role models. Something you do together: play card and board games together.

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CiteULike

Playing with 'Monopoly Money': Phony Profits, Fraud Penalties and Equity

Although most U.S. corporations don't pay Federal income taxes, over the last several years some corporations have been willing to report, and shell out to the Treasury, hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes that they didn't owe. They did so to conceal the fact that they were playing with Monopoly money - fabricating profits as phony as the pastel-colored money used in the classic Parker Brothers board game.

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Vintage toy store offers trip down memory lane

Tom Klopfenstein doesn't mind stepping on the haunting black-and-white image of Han Solo frozen in carbonite on the rug inside his new store. "Some people step around it like this," he tells the South Bend Tribune , leaping from one side to the other.

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The Daily Record

Religion briefs: Sept. 12

Faith Baptist Church will hold a Saturday Sing beginning at 4 p.m. "In the Barn." Featured artists will be the Southern Aires and the GloryWay Quartet, plus the host group, Four By Grace of Wilmot.

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Related Topix: Massillon, OH, Wooster, OH, Games, Kidron, OH

Thu Sep 11, 2014

MobyGames

New Game: Moo + Hangman

Moo + Hangman is a double games pack that contains the following games: Moo: Based on the board game Mastermind, the idea is to guess a four digit number the computer is thinking off. Once you enter a number, the computer will tell you how many digits are correct and in the right place and how many are correct but in the wrong place .

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National Review Online

Caroline Craddock: It's Prison, Not a Hotel

An overview of spending by the Federal Bureau of Prisons suggests that excessive taxpayer dollars are being spent just to make prisoners' lives more enjoyable. Flat-screen TVs - $119,244.20.

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Outblush

Time's Up! Deluxe

Time's Up! Deluxe is everyone's favorite party game - it's "Celebrity" in a box. If your friends love playing games, but lack the creativity to come up with their own celebrity names, Time's Up takes care of that part for you.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Wall Street Journal

The Best Language for Math

Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Turkish use simpler number words and express math concepts more clearly than English, making it easier for small children to learn counting and arithmetic, research shows. The language gap is drawing growing attention amid a push by psychologists and educators to build numeracy in small children-the mathematical equivalent of literacy.

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Related Topix: Games, Northwestern University, Texas A&M University, 9

Newberry Observer

Reboots need to be retired

A board game being spun into a feature-length movie about an alien invasion seemed to be the bizarre conclusion of adding gritty realism to already existing intellectual properties. After reaching the level of self-parody and the success of the relatively lighthearted Marvel superhero movies, the trend seemed to be in its death throes.

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ESchool News

How can we engage all learners? Let students play

When students are put in an environment in which they can learn their own way without fear, they become lifelong independent learners For most of us, the phrase "games in the classroom" evokes memories of well-used board games , Jeopardy-style review games, chalkboard games like baseball and hangman, and games handcrafted by creative teachers using any materials at hand. Some folks might remember playing computer games like Oregon Trail, Math Blasters, or Reader Rabbit.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

State Journal

Senior Activity News

Editor's Note: Unless otherwise noted, all events in the Senior Activity News are at the Center, 202 Medical Heights Drive. The phone number is 502-223-5794.

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The Times-Picayune

Beatles expert to discuss Fab Four at Metairie event

Screaming fans, packed stadiums and songs we all know by heart were part of the craze known as Beatlemania. To celebrate everything Beatles, native New Orleanian and internationally recognized Beatles authority Bruce Spizer will discuss the Fab Four on Oct. 7 beginning at 7 p.m. at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 West Napoleon Ave., Metairie.

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York Press

Twin town's gift to help Tadcaster pupils brush up their French

Mr Palmer said: "The game will be a fun way of learning French and will be a useful addition to the school's resources. It is anticipated that next Easter, youngsters from the Tadcaster area will travel to St Chely d'Apcher with members of the twinning association.

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Toledo Blade

Casinos on a summer rebound

The Ohio Casino Control Commission said Hollywood Casino Toledo brought in $15.97 million in August after reporting revenue of $16.4 million in July. In August, 2013, the gaming revenue was $15.86 million.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

South China Morning Post

Parents need to limit children's screen time

Is it OK to give my three-year-old daughter an educational phone app when she starts to cry at a restaurant to calm her down and avoid causing a scene? I am noticing more and more children as young as two years of age with their own iPhones or iPads. It is common to see parents engaged in social gatherings give their children electronic devices as babysitters, and this trend is disturbing.

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CBS Local

Care Package Drive For Military Troops Runs Through Sept. 17

White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery in Troy will be hosting its Seventh Annual Care Package Drive to provide "a little bit of home and comfort" to overseas military troops. White Chapel will be conducting a drive to collect new items for care packages that troops might ordinarily find in their homes back in Michigan.

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Inside Mac Games

Solve 1001 Jigsaw Earth Chronicles

The digital version of the classic board game features over 100 hours of gameplay, more than 1001 unique photos, and a variety of achievements and trophies to collect. Special edition! 1001 unique photos in a new jigsaw! The theme of this game is the world around us.

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