Dime After Dime: A Gripping History of Claw Machines


Dime After Dime: A Gripping History of Claw Machines
The components may have changed, but that hypnotic interaction between player and claw has been going on for nearly 100 years. Some amusements historians believe the machines existed as early as the 1890s, mechanical dioramas that were built to entice people fascinated by the machinery used in constructing the Panama Canal.

July 10, 2016 at 04:41AM
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Researchers say nearly all books follow one of these six emotional arcs


Researchers say nearly all books follow one of these six emotional arcs
Researchers from University of Vermont mapped the sentimental fluctuations of over 1,700 books. Turns out, you can change the details, but the narrative arcs stay the same.

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