games

Card Games That Aren’t Just for Kids
As the pandemic stretches on, I know it's hard to find something new and fun to do with your time. Card games are a great solution since they're versatile, don't take up a lot of space and some of the ones on my list can accommodate just two players all the way up to ten!
Things You Won’t Find In Today’s Playgrounds
When I was growing up in Auburn, we would often go to Pettingill Park and spend hours upon hours in the public playground. This past weekend, I went to a local playground with my friend and his young son and it dawned on my how much they have changed.
Monopoly is Boring Because You’ve Been Playing It Wrong
You probably think of Monopoly as that excruciating board game you have to play with your family, unless your mom likes to make her nephews cry and it gets banned from the house (thanks, Mom!). It turns out it's not the Parker Bros.' fault that the game is so mind-numbingly dull -- it's yours. You've been playing it wrong all these years.
Internet Unsurprisingly Chooses Cat For Newest Monopoly Piece
The public has spoken and Monopoly will cast away the boring old iron token, a symbol of domestic housework from a simpler time (it's not even an electric iron), which has been included in the board game for almost 80 years. In its place will be a cat. Hey, are you really that surprised? The internet loves cats.
You Get To Pick a New Token for Monopoly
Which ones will stay and which one will go? 'Monopoly' will be replacing one of their iconic game pieces and you get to choose the new one. Hasbro is asking fans to vote on which of its eight game tokens should remain and which token should be retired. 'Monopoly' kicked off its 'Save Your Token' campaign this week letting players vote on-line.
12-Year-Old Uses Dungeons And Dragons to Help Dad Solve Scientific Riddle
When you look at someone, you are immediately drawn to their eyes. Scientists have been unsure if this is because humans are programmed to stare at eyes or at faces in general. Alan Kingstone, a psychologist at the University of British Columbia, had been working on this quandary and was having trouble thinking of an experiment which separated the eyes from the center of the face. He was telling h