Ralph Harrington

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Walmart to Get Stuck With Most of Food Stamp Shopping Spree

A couple of Louisiana Walmart stores will be stuck with most of the bill after food stamp recipients went on a colossal shopping spree when a power …

The Nintendo Famicom turns 30 years old today

Most people may not have gotten their hands on a Nintendo Entertainment System until it was released in North America in 1985 and Europe in 1986, but 30 years ago today the NES' predecessor was unleashed on Japan as the Family Computer, or Famicom. Though it was launched earlier than the successful …

China's Killer Hornets Are Enormous And Horrifying

You do not want to get stung by one of these.<p>China has a major wasp problem right now. Over the past three months, 21 people have died as a result of wasp stings in the province of Shaanxi alone.<p>The killer variety responsible is thought to be Vespa mandarinia, or, "Asian giant hornets." They are …

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Activision Blizzard completes buyback from Vivendi Universal in multi-billion dollar deal

Activision Blizzard recently bought back a controlling stake in itself from Vivendi Universal. The reacquisition was a joint effort by the company itself and an investment group that includes Activision CEO Bobby Kotick and Chairman Brian Kelly. When the dust settled, Activision Blizzard picked up …