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Before Apollo 11 made history by successfully shuttling the first humans to the moon in 1969, the space program was in desperate financial condition and President John F. Kennedy had his grandparents mortgage their apartment for the money to keep NASA running. Er, no -- we're getting our stories m...

February 24th 2012 at 7:18pm 0 Comments
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MMO Family is your resource for leveling a gaming-specced family, from tips on balancing gaming with family life to finding age-appropriate online games for everyone in the family. Back in my day (eons before even that prehistoric era when we trudged five miles uphill through the lava to kill Lord...

August 10th 2010 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Our good friends at the OC (don't call it that) Register have an article up about how the University of California at Irvine has received a grant to study the differences between US and Chinese players of World of Warcraft. And the differences are fairly interesting: apparently US players use many m...

September 12th 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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As if the news of older individuals enjoying the Wii was anything new to us, CNN found themselves late to the party in reporting it. They focus their story on 82 year old Ruth Ebert, self-explained apathetic towards all things gaming, that is until she got her hands on a Wii. "It was funny, because...

March 26th 2007 at 12:35pm 0 Comments
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Who could have anticipated that they'd be sending a 70 year-old ringer into Nintendo's Coolest Grandparent of the Year competition, huh? Barbara St. Hilaire, better known to the gaming community as Old Grandma Hardcore, took the top honors in the contest, held on Grandparents' Day at the Nintendo Wo...

September 11th 2006 at 7:59am 0 Comments