The Destiny of Gaming?

There was a time when human civilization spanned the solar system, and our technological prowess was unmatched. That is all history now. We are a shadow of our former selves. If not for the Traveler, an immense sphere of unknown origin, we would have been destroyed. Its sacrifice saved our race. Now we have made our home in the shadow of this mysterious orb. This, our last city, is all

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Martin Luther King, Jr. on Freedom of Speech

If I lived in China or even Russia, or any totalitarian country, maybe I could understand some of these illegal injunctions. Maybe I could understand the denial of certain basic First Amendment privileges, because they haven’t committed themselves to that over there. But somewhere I read of the freedom of assembly. Somewhere I read of the freedom of speech. Somewhere I read of the freedom of press. Somewhere I read

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Neil Young on Capturing the Moment

I like to capture the moment. I like to record the moment. I like to get the first time that I sung the song. I like to get the first time the band plays the song. So there’s a lot of compromises you make to get that feeling, but in the  long run, that’s where the pictures are when I hear my words and when I see the  pictures while I’m

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Fox River Kings

It happened in an afternoon: Ladders, nails and beer breaks. Dad even gave me a swig as a reward for my hard work and I promised not to tell. I gave Billy, Ben and John the password to enter the fortress with no half moon hammer dents embraced by limbs and branches. We were kings up there watching heads pass below and the neighbor girl lather baby oil on her

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Colorado Springs: Jaywalking Central

Welcome to Colorado Springs, the jaywalking capital of America. It’s a community where pedestrians seem to take great pride in committing multiple jaywalking violations by crossing major intersections, streets, and even highly trafficked roadways like Academy Boulevard, which is essentially a highway disrupted by evenly spaced traffic lights. Downtown Colorado Springs is a jaywalker’s dream, too. At the intersection of Tejon Street and Pikes Peak Avenue, for instance, law-breaking pedestrians stroll into traffic directly in front of flashing “DON’T WALK” signs, completely disregarding

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