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Dr. Chaos

Dr. Chaos is a Criminal Who was Incarcerated at the Supermax Prison ADX Florence for Causing 28 Power Failures and Hoarding a Large Amount of Cyanide. He was Released on September 2019.

From 1998 to 2001, a computer system administrator turned terrorist caused havoc in Wisconsin. One of his terrorist acts included an attack on the city’s power grid. He ignited buildings, disrupted transmission towers, disabled air traffic control software, and caused headaches for an Internet Service Provider with the help of people he recruited from the …

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Shigeru Miyamoto

Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of Mario, has a Hobby of Guessing the Measurements of Objects and Then Checking to See If He was Correct. He Even Carries Tape Measure with Him.

Shigeru Miyamoto is a Japanese video game designer, producer, and game director who works as one of Nintendo’s representative directors. He is widely regarded as one of the most accomplished and influential video game designers in history, having created some of the most acclaimed and best-selling game franchises of all time, such as Mario, The …

Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of Mario, has a Hobby of Guessing the Measurements of Objects and Then Checking to See If He was Correct. He Even Carries Tape Measure with Him. Read More »

The Hockey Puck Apple

Apple Created a Custom Mouse and Called It “The Hockey Puck,” That Lasted for Only Two Years Before it was Discontinued. This was Considered One of Apple’s More Notorious Flops.

Apple has done far more right than wrong over the years, redefining personal computing with each bold new step, from the original Macintosh and its graphical user interface to the powerhouse tower Macs of the early 1990s to the ever-slimming notebook range and into the mobile computing revolution and beyond. Despite its many victories, Apple …

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President Carter Oversaw the Installation of the First Computers in the White House in 1978.

By the late 1970s, the federal government had been using computers for decades, and IBM’s mainframes had helped NASA astronauts reach the moon. However, there were few minicomputers or early personal computers in federal offices. But did you know which US President oversaw the installation of the first computers in the White House? President Jimmy …

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Close But, No Cigar

Carnivals Used to Give Out Cigars for Prizes. The Phrase “Close, But No Cigar” Started Here. Attendants Would Say This to People Who Lost a Game.

If you’ve ever come close to accomplishing something but fell short, you’ve probably heard the phrase close, but no cigar. You probably accept defeat and move on. But have you ever given this commonly used phrase any thought? Why the cigar? Who even requested a cigar? Did you know where the saying “Close, but No …

Carnivals Used to Give Out Cigars for Prizes. The Phrase “Close, But No Cigar” Started Here. Attendants Would Say This to People Who Lost a Game. Read More »

Sega

The Sega Corporation was Originally Called Service Games. They Focused on Coin-Operated Game Machines for Service Members and Moved to Japan After the US Government Outlawed Slot Machines in 1952.

Sega Corporation is a Japanese video gaming and entertainment corporation in Shinagawa, Tokyo. Sega of America and Sega Europe are headquartered in Irvine, California, and London, respectively. Sega Games, a division for the development of both arcade games and home video games, has been in its current form since 2020; before then, the two were …

The Sega Corporation was Originally Called Service Games. They Focused on Coin-Operated Game Machines for Service Members and Moved to Japan After the US Government Outlawed Slot Machines in 1952. Read More »

Super Mario

Nintendo’s Mario was Created with a Mustache to Eliminate the Need to Animate His Mouth.

Mario has been jumping on screens and collecting coins for decades. Mario has had undeniable staying power as one of, if not the, most prominent figures in video games. Mario has become so popular that many people now celebrate today, March 10, as Mario Day, or “Mar10,” as some call it. Do you know why …

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Video games for Surgeons

Surgeons Who Play Video Games at Least 3 to 4 Hours a Week Make 37% Fewer Errors and Work 27% Faster Than Those Who Do Not Play Video Games at All.

A surgeon is a medical professional who specializes in evaluating and treating conditions that may necessitate surgery or physical changes to the human body. Surgical procedures can be used to diagnose or treat disease or injury. Surgeons lead a team of other doctors and nurses in the operating room to ensure a procedure goes smoothly. …

Surgeons Who Play Video Games at Least 3 to 4 Hours a Week Make 37% Fewer Errors and Work 27% Faster Than Those Who Do Not Play Video Games at All. Read More »

Ken Jennings

Ken Jennings, the Jeopardy! Super Champion Eventually Became the Host of the Show. He Won So Many Games During His Initial Streak. He Admitted to Fabricating Anecdotes for the Show’s Interview.

Jeopardy! the show includes a quiz competition in which contestants are given general knowledge clues in the form of answers and must phrase their responses in the state of questions. It was hosted by Merv Griffin. The first daytime episode aired on NBC on March 30, 1964, and lasted until January 3, 1975. But did …

Ken Jennings, the Jeopardy! Super Champion Eventually Became the Host of the Show. He Won So Many Games During His Initial Streak. He Admitted to Fabricating Anecdotes for the Show’s Interview. Read More »

Skyrim

Skyrim Has Been Released 15 Times on 10 Different Consoles

Bethesda Game Studios and Bethesda Softworks created and released Skyrim, an action role-playing video game. Following 2006’s The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, it is the fifth main installment in the Elder Scrolls series, and it was published globally on November 11, 2011, for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. But do you know how …

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