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The Inventor Of The Frisbee Was Cremated And Turned Into A Frisbee

Reading Time: 3 minutes The inventor of the Frisbee was cremated and turned into a Frisbee. I personally can’t think of any reason why, if you were cremated, you wouldn’t want your remains to go somewhere that you love or enjoy. That’s exactly what ‘Steady’ Ed Headrick, the inventor of the Frisbee requested before his death. The invention of a …

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Water Balloons Were Originally Waterproof Socks

Reading Time: 3 minutes   Isn’t it amazing how the pursuit of one invention can lead to another? And what I find even more spectacular is that some of these accidental finds can lead to something really rather fun. Take for example water balloons. Honestly speaking, there’s hardly a more satisfying feeling than landing a balloon filled with water …

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Minecraft Version Of Denmark Was Attacked By American Hackers With Dynamite

Reading Time: 2 minutes In what seemed like a brilliant move, the government in Denmark recreated the entire country on Minecraft, block by block, to try and get the nations youth interested in geography. They reasoned that if children were participating in a fun activity they would be more attentive, and learn faster and better. You can hardly argue …

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Pinball Machines Were Banned In New York City

Reading Time: 2 minutes Would you believe that pinball machines were once banned in New York city? But why on earth were pinball machines banned in New York city, I mean they’re not exactly the hive of criminal activity. Well, it all had to do with a perception of what they were, and that incorrect perception was gambling. Pinball …

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Mario From Super Mario Bros Is A Mass Murderer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Did you know that Mario from Super Mario Bros is a mass murderer? It’s true, and you were probably having one hell of a good time blissfully thinking that you were playing a great G rated game, while all the time you were committing digital genocide. But we’re not talking about the Koopas or Goombas from …

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Who Framed Roger Rabbit NES Game Has A Phone Number That Redirects To A Sex Chat Line

Reading Time: 2 minutes It always pays to throw caution to the wind, something that the creators of a game released in 1988 should have done. Why? A NES game of Who Framed Roger Rabbit contained a phone number. That’s harmless enough, right? And it was, at least it was 25 years ago that is. Fast forward 25 years …

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NES And SNES Eject Buttons Were For Entertainment

Reading Time: 2 minutes For those of us who are old enough to remember the early console game systems, the iconic NES and SNES were among the most popular. Nintendo’s NES in particular changed the landscape forever in regards to home entertainment. Although relatively prehistoric when compared to the modern consoles such as the Wii-U, X-Box one and PlayStation 4, …

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Nintendo Originally Made Playing Cards

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nintendo, one of the worlds leading game console manufacturers originally made and sold playing cards, but that isn’t all they did. They had a sordid, forgotten past that very few people even know about. Nintendo were involved in illegal gambling, pornography and even prostitution. Their involvement in these activities ran up until the late 1970’s. …

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Play Doh Was Originally Made For Cleaning Wallpaper

Reading Time: 2 minutes Every child enjoys modelling with play doh. In fact, not only children enjoy modelling with play doh, many adults also enjoy playing with the stuff, and even make a career out of it by way of clay made animation. But did you know that play doh was initially designed to clean wallpaper? When the inventors …

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