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  1. I give myself 8 out of 10 in 2014: Viswanathan AnandRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    New Delhi: He may have failed to add to the five world titles in the last couple of years but Indian chess ace Viswanathan Anand is content with the way the year panned out for him, giving himself an eight out of 10. Following the second consecutive defeat in the world championship to nemesis Magnus Carlsen, Anand made a strong comeback by winning the London Classics title to conclude the year on a high. "2014 was a wonderful year simply because I managed to get my breaks that I wanted and also got the wins.

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  2. Comics and collectibles finding a big followingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | North Shore News

    If you've got someone on your holiday gift list with an affinity for comic books, board games and collectibles, it couldn't come at a better time. In recent years, the popularity of movies and TV shows based on popular characters has helped fuel sales of comic books, and after decades of being regarded as counter culture, comics have elbowed into the mainstream.

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  3. Do you wanna play a snowman? Pop-up 'Frozen' and 6 more board gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... and ideology is to quiet them with a little family bonding. If they are playing a game, they can't talk, right? Board games are a great way to bring the family together. Put down the solo iPads or even the family Call of Duty video games, and pick ...

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  4. Record Breaking Social Media Awareness Drives 44 Million Impressions...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | 24-7 Press Release

    LOS ANGELES, CA, December 21, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- While hosting a two-day celebrity paintball tournament is an enormous undertaking, Adrian Paul's PEACE Fund Games was able to set record breaking social media numbers, with impressions and engagements resulting in an incredibly successful awareness campaign. In addition to the to the astounding social media numbers, the first annual PEACE Fund Games received and overwhelming amount of support from both celebrities and fans who came out to the Paintball Park at Camp Pendleton to compete in the games, raising awareness for children's causes.

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  5. The Dork DenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Journal

    NEW ULM The world of board games has come a long way from Col. Mustard in the Conservatory.

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  6. Craps EdgesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | RGT Online

    QUESTION: I've tried calculating the house edge at craps myself, and I keep coming up with answers that are far different than what I find in books and online. If I make place bets on 6, I'm supposed to win five times, lose six times and have 25 pushes for every 36 rolls, right? That covers all the 36 dice combinations, with five ways to make 6, six ways to make 7 and 25 ways to make other numbers.

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  7. Sunday RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    This week brought two very different goodbyes. First, we said adios to 54 years of Cuban isolation policy , with President Obama lifting bans on travel and trade and resuming diplomatic relations.

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  8. Letter: All children deserve praiseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Hudson Hub-Times

    Days later my son came home and announced he had won a speaking part in the Christmas concert. He was excited.

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  9. There's a new - Gambler' in townRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Boston.com

    "I could have done anything I wanted in terms of the tentpole world, but that's not what I wanted to do," said Rupert Wyatt, director of "The Gambler." It's called "The Gambler," but any similarity to Karel Reisz's 1974 film starring James Caan ends there.

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  10. Welby quizzed on same-sex marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Andover Advertiser

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev Justin Welby, was interviewed by Kirsty Young on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he is trying to bridge the split within the Anglican church over the issue of same-sex marriage. Expanding on comments he made earlier this month, the Most Rev Justin Welby told BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs that he was determined to try to listen to both sides.

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  11. Scrabble to support transplant patients' familiesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | HeraldSun.com

    ... had a good understanding of the difficulty they were facing." The main competition for experienced players features 16 games with a maximum of 60 players. The registration fee is a minimum donations of $80. The registration deadline is Jan. 4. A ...

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  12. Senator Square | Carson High School students embrace holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Nevada Appeal

    Carson High School government teacher Angilia Golik is attending the Supreme Court Summer Institute in Washington D.C. She is one of 60 teachers across the nation selected to participate. This is the season for giving, and our students and staff at CHS have big hearts.

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  13. New Game: ChessRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MobyGames

    Chess allows you to play a game of chess against either the computer or another player. All the rules of chess are included and the winner is the player that makes the other players King unable to move without being taken.

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  14. Gift ideas for the families on your listRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... of specialty soda. Another option to include is a gift certificate to services like Netflix . The family that plays games together, stays together. Head to your favorite local game store and pick up an assortment of classic board games, including ...

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  15. on the Money: Who gets your Ira when you die?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Star

    Most IRA owners wind up leaving their IRAs to their spouses, and according to Ed Stott, one of the country's leading authorities on IRAs, the spouse is akin to the queen in a chess match. Just as the queen can move diagonally or horizontally, the spouse can do virtually anything with that inherited IRA money.

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  16. 26th Carlos Torre Memorial 2014 LIVERead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Susan Polgar Chess Blog

    ... of 31 wins, 25 draws, 0 loss [77.7%] over 4 Chess Olympiads from 1988 - 2004, all on board 1) - Most Simultaneous Games Played (326 players: 309 wins, 14 draws and 3 losses = 96.93% in 16 hours and 30 minutes) - Most Games Won Simultaneously (309) - ...

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  17. Education notes: News from schools near youRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | TwinCities

    Science students at McGuire Middle School in Lakeville celebrated "Data Day" Dec. 3. Students spent the day working with numbers as part of the school's science, technology, engineering, art and math, or STEAM, focus. -- Farmington High School's Tiger Shack will be open from 3 to 5 p.m. Dec. 22 and Dec. 23 for students and parents who want to buy school apparel before Christmas.

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  18. Clarke 'sure' Watford will finish in the top sixRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Watford Observer

    Reading manager Steve Clarke is adamant Watford will finish in the top six and has tipped them to achieve automatic promotion. Clarke was speaking after his first game in charge of The Royals ended with a 1-0 defeat at the hands of the Hornets.

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  19. Portaball Is A Different Kind Of Fantasy FootballRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Inventor Spot

    When you think of fantasy football, I'm sure the first thing you think is a virtual world of trading players and trying to set your lineup for Sunday's games. For some, fantasy football is a board game, with figurines and cards...and most of the time, more violence than the sport.

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  20. He had the right to die. But could he?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Indianapolis Star

    Clockwise from top: Dr. Rajiv Goel, Dr. Sarla Goel, Dr. Arun Goel and Malini Goel celebrate Arun and Sarla's birthdays at the end of 2013. That gentle stroke of her fingertips was more than just a tender gesture between father and daughter.

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