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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. …

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Caroline Matilda

Princess Susanna Caroline Matilda was a Convicted Thief Who Fled to the United States in 1770. She Lived Like a Queen After Convincing People She was Royalty. She was Known as the Colonial Con-Woman.

Princess Susana did not have the royal life she implied when she fled to the United States. Surprisingly, her name was not even Susana, to begin with. But did you know why she was known as the Colonial Con-woman? Princess Susanna Caroline Matilda was a convicted thief who fled to America in 1770 and lived …

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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 …

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Sigurd the mighty

Sigurd Eysteinsson Would Hang His Enemies’ Heads on Saddles Just Like Trophies, One of the Heads’ Buck Tooth Scratched His Leg and Caused and Infection, Which Resulted in Death

Sigurd Eysteinsson or better known as Sigurd the Mighty, was the leader in a Viking conquest in Northern Scotland and was popularly known as the second Earl of Orkney. But did you know the story about his unusual death? Sigurd Eysteinsson had his enemies’ heads attached to his winning men’s saddles as a trophy. On …

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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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Starfox

Who Was Responsible for the Cancelling of Dreamcast’s Star Fox?

Sega’s Dreamcast is a home video game console that was introduced in Japan on November 27, 1998, North America on September 9, 1999, and Europe on October 14, 1999. A rumored project involving Dreamcast’s Star Fox was canceled, but who was to blame for this?  Most of the development crew spoke Japanese, the game was …

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Dark Souls 3

What Inspired Hidetaka Miyazaki to Design the Summoning System in the Dark Souls Series?

Hidetaka Miyazaki is a Japanese creative director, designer, scriptwriter, and executive for the video game company FromSoftware, but did you know that he was inspired to design a summoning scene in one of his games by his car breakdown? Hidetaka Miyazaki, the creator of the Dark Souls series, was inspired to design the summoning based …

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War of Mine

What was the First Video Game Added to a High School Recommended Reading List?

With the evolution of today’s technology, schools are trying to adapt to fast-paced changes. From the famous classic books to the first video game have been added to a high school’s recommended reading lists. What is this game, and which country has started it? This War of Mine will be added to the recommended reading …

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Myst

What is Myst Island?

Robyn and Rand Miller created the graphic adventure puzzle video game Myst. It was created by Cyan, Inc. and published by Broderbund in 1993 for the Macintosh personal computer platform. What most people did not know was that Disney almost made a theme park base on this video game. “Myst Island,” was a Disney World …

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