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A Frustrating History of the Claw Machine

So, I’ve got a problem with the first Toy Story movie. No, it’s not the mystery of who Andy’s father is, or even the fact…

‘I Was a 30-Year-Old Loser Addicted to Poker’

Every person has a lowest point: A moment in their life where, whatever the cause, it seems impossible that things could get any worse. These…

For Drug Dealers, Bookies and Sex Workers, the Venmo MasterCard Is a Dream Come True

For three years, Alex has been dealing Adderall to close friends. The 21-year-old Illinois college student earnestly started taking the prescription drugs for narcolepsy in…

Three Guys Who Won Big (Or at Least, Big-ish) in Vegas

Most people lose the cash they brought with them to Las Vegas… and then some more from several trips to the ATM. Everybody seems to…