Life

The Growth and Journey of Casino Games over Centuries

Man, gambling and casino have come a long way. Researchers say that as early as 2300 BC, people were already gambling. You’ll remember that casting of lots to make an unbiased decision has also featured in the bible.  People, since the beginning of times, have predicted the outcomes of not just games, but virtually every event, including wars.Casino games stemmed from humans’ appetite to gamble on events. Now, such games form an excellent form of entertainment. The rise of technology has further escalated their position, making them even more significant. Right now, you can log in to

90s

5 Main Differences between Students in the 90’s and Today

There is an entirely different set of lifestyles between students in the 90s and now. Today, a lot has changed in terms of technology, personal preferences and fashion. In the modern setting, the most commonly used platform that lacked in the 90s is social media. Students meet and socialize on the platforms, but in the 90s, you had to travel miles to meet people. With the absence of Google, no doubt that education in the 90s was very strenuous because there was no information to complete assignments.If you attended high school in the 90s, you must be having an

Why Our Love for Retro Gaming will Never Die

Throughout the history of gaming, we have met a range of colorful characters and helped them jump, punch, and race through level after level. As the years have rolled by and as gaming has become a little more “serious”, new faces have emerged, but classics like Mario and Sonic remain staples of the gaming landscape.Mario can trace his roots back nearly 40 years, making his first video game appearance in Donkey Kong, in 1981, and going on to star in more than 20 games, while playing cameo roles in dozens more, including modern franchises like Super Smash Bros and

Pop Culture

The Technology that Shaped the Poker and Console Entertainment Industry

Super Mario had a strong influence on the gaming industry.Retro games aren’t only popular in the modern gaming industry because they evoke feelings of nostalgia, they are prevalent due to the fact that they serve as a reminder of where it all began. Without the rudimentary games of old, the sprawling, immersive and lucrative gaming industry of today wouldn’t exist. Developers have taken elements of the older games, and over many years have been able to refine and enhance them. Early offerings like Super Mario for consoles and simple poker games for PC acted as the foundations

Pop Culture

Barbies Are Back: Everyone's Favorite Doll Is Enjoying the Spotlight Once Again

As anyone who uses products made from the reaction injection molding process will tell you: life in plastic -- it's fantastic. Of course, there's one icon who knows that all too well. And if you thought that Barbara Millicent Roberts (otherwise known as Barbie) wasn't going to be relevant in 2020, you'd be wrong.When Barbie made her debut in 1959, she quickly soared to popularity. What with her dream house, her many occupations, her stunning outfits, and even her friends and pets, Barbie emulated the American ideal. After all, most U.S. households have at least one pet at

80s

Rick Moranis’ Is Back And Set To Make A Hollywood Return After A 20 Year Hiatus

Guess who's back, back again? Moranis's back, tell a friend!One of my all time favorite actors is going to grace us with an appearance on the silver screen. Remember him from Strange Brew? Or maybe Ghostbusters? Little Shop Of Horrors? Way back when in 1997, Rick Moranis began what would become a long break from acting. He wanted to dedicate his time to his two children as a widower. He has not appeared in a live-action film since, other than some voice-over work for a few animated films, notably Disney's Brother Bear.Maybe his most iconic role was that

Life

Hollywood Remembers Kirk Douglas, Gives The Iconic Actor A Golden Salute

Hollywood lost one of the greats. Kirk Douglas, actor of more than 60 years, has died at age 103.His son Michael Douglas posted a tribute on Facebook, remembering his father with fans worldwide.To the world he was a legend, an actor from the golden age of movies who lived well into his golden years, a humanitarian whose commitment to justice and the causes he believed in set a standard for all of us to aspire to. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Michael Douglas (@michaelkirkdouglas) on Feb 5, 2020 at 3:33pm PST In a

90s

Dunkaroos: A Blast From The Past You Didn't Know You Needed

On February 3rd, General Mills announced that our childhood dreams have come true: the iconic 90's snack Dunkaroos have returned.Dunkaroos were an absolute necessity during snack time, and we all had our preferred method when inhaling this treat. Some of us evenly spread out the rainbow frosting on each cookie; others dunked the biscuit into the frosting a bite at a time; the bravest of all simply swallowed the cookie then used your fingers to scoop out the frosting.Regardless, this snack united our taste buds. Trucks move 71% of the nation's freight by weight and at least half

90s

Four 1990s Interior Design Trends We're Glad We Left Behind

For a lot of people, interior design is about much more than simply slapping a coat of paint on your walls -- which is why we're willing to spend so much money on it. Even aside from interior design, we tend to spend a lot of money on our homes. Each year, a typical homeowner spends about 1% to 4% of their home's value on maintenance and repairs. What this means is that if you have a home worth $200,000, you'll spend around $2,000 on keeping it as it is each year. The older your home becomes, the

90s

'Mighty Ducks' Star Shaun Weiss Arrested While High On Meth

Shaun Weiss starred in the classic series The Mighty Ducks back in the 90s, but most recently he has been making headlines after several arrests in the past years.Marysville Police Department have released a statement that says Weiss was arrested for residential burglary and being under the influence of methamphetamine Sunday around 7 AM.Police say Weiss broke into a woman’s garage and then broke into her car by shattering a window. The homeowner called police during the break-in, and officers found Weiss in the car when they arrived.They arrested him and took him to the Yuba