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Professional Chefs Tell Us Which Pokémon They’d Cook and Serve

When Blastoise’s fighting years are over, can you kill it, chop off a choice steak from its meaty thigh and sear it with some herbs…

The Strange Sexual Politics of Words With Friends

On the Scrabble app Words With Friends, “sex” is an easy word to play in a pinch. The letter “X” is worth eight points, while…

While You Weren’t Looking, Nerf Guns Got Terrifyingly Militaristic

More than 50 years ago, inventor Reyn Guyer — who had already helped create the hit party game Twister — was shopping around a line…

The Artist Going Viral for His Disgustingly Realistic Video Game Characters

Two months ago, Sam, aka @Shamgetz and u/SamJamBam on Reddit, didn’t consider himself an artist. Sure, he’s been “doodling his whole life,” but he never…

The Legend of Toad