Beginnings of the Humble Video Game Cartridge
Jan22

Beginnings of the Humble Video Game Cartridge

    40 years ago a new industry began thanks to two men that established the entire business model of home video games. An entire generation has been influenced by the technological breakthrough that was made by a forgotten company from the 1970s. To be clear about that, we're referring to the “Channel F console” by Fairfield. Never heard of them or perhaps they escaped your memory? Well, there is an entire read...

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A Parenting Confrontation on the Playground
Jan22

A Parenting Confrontation on the Playground

  Wow, that video ending should have been expected, but it caught me totally off guard. Point made! Parents will be parents. We all have our own parenting style. Each of us has our own reasons we parent the way we do, so when we're criticized, things happen… Our source at the Huffington Post (disclaimer: no actual affiliation exists) reports on the video: But, as this parody video from formula brand Similac shows,...

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Super Bowl and Super Stream Sunday
Jan20

Super Bowl and Super Stream Sunday

  It's all set. Super Bowl XLIX, including the halftime show, will be streamed by NBC – it was announced today. That's not all either… for the first time ever, NBC will include pregame coverage, which will start at noon ET on February 1st, and 11 hours later, end with The Blacklist. Lost Remote reports: The digital event is intended to promote NBC’s TV Everywhere program by letting sports fans stream all of the...

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Nuclear Disaster Spurs Growth of Indoor Farms
Jan19

Nuclear Disaster Spurs Growth of Indoor Farms

  Out of Japan's Fukushima Nuclear disaster comes a story that was decades in the making. It is a vision that saw the earthquake and resulting tsunami in 2011 move Japanese botanist, Shigeharu Shimamura into action. The agricultural region there was severely affected and rampant food shortages were the result. It was time for the “farm of the future.” Good News Network reports: Taking over a giant semiconductor...

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112 PSU Wins Wiped Out, Now Restored
Jan16

112 PSU Wins Wiped Out, Now Restored

  Penn State will certainly be in a “Happy Valley” frame of mind today. Joe Paterno was given back his title of the winningest coach in major college football history. You'll want to read all about this, and the Associated Press has the full story of how Penn State is a winner once again, with 112 wins under football coach Joe Paterno, restored after losing them after that ugly child molestation scandal involving...

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Depression an Allergic Reaction?
Jan14

Depression an Allergic Reaction?

  Feel Guide pulled information together from The Guardian, Vice, and Nova that informs us of new research pertaining to depression. The news is that allergic reactions to inflammation in the body has been revealed as a cause of certain types of depression. It's a short read, making mention of high sugar diets, obesity, high quantities of trans fats, and other factors contributing to inflammation. Naturally there's more to the...

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Amber Alerts Coming to Facebook
Jan13

Amber Alerts Coming to Facebook

  The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) just reported that Facebook has partnered with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The center handles nationwide “Amber Alerts”. Should the location Facebook detects you are at be near where an abduction occurred, an Amber Alert, including a photograph, will appear in your News Feed. Individual Facebook users have shared alerts in the past, most without a photograph,...

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Girl Scout Cookies Go Gluten-free
Jan05

Girl Scout Cookies Go Gluten-free

  Cookies. Girl Scout Cookies. A yearly American tradition will spring upon us once again in a month. They're always an easy sell, with Thin Mints at the top and numerous more to choose from… And now, given all of the gluten-free options on the market, the Girl Scouts are prepared to meet that need. Two of the three new cookies added for 2015 are gluten-free! Good Morning America covered it this morning and revealed that...

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Moose Rescued Amid Avalanche
Jan03

Moose Rescued Amid Avalanche

  It must be that time of year. Some individual stories come to light every once in a while that don't reflect the bad side of humanity. In this one, three snowmachiners in Alaska rescue a young moose amid an avalanche. They had traversed a dangerous area earlier and in coming back to it, noticed a fresh avalanche had struck where they saw on their first trip, ski tracks and moose tracks. Concerned that a skier may have caused it...

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American’s Most Precious Attachment
Dec26

American’s Most Precious Attachment

I've been backed into a corner here. Let me say that, personally, I do not agree with the viewpoint of the author at Common Dreams, Tom Hastings, as stated in his article “Shoot Down the Stupid Second Amendment“. However, he makes some valid points, so today's chosen news brief is categorized both “the good” and “the bad“. You'll understand as we continue… …it's long past time to end...

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