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This Is How the Arcade Survives in 2015 | Posted 10.28.2016 | Entertainment

Sometime between 1996 and 2002, the concept of the video arcade finally died out completely. There were no flowers or heartfelt eulogies. In fact, its demise was so ignoble that it's essentially impossible to put an exact date on it.

10 Totally Rad Retro Looks For Today's Technology

Posted 04.27.2015 | Technology

Enormous mobile phones, Atari and VCRs were all considered on trend or even high tech when they were first introduced to consumers. Today they’re th...

You Will Get Nothing Done Today

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 11.04.2014 | Technology

If office productivity takes a tumble around the world today, you can blame the Internet Archive. The online home of the "Wayback Machine" archive...

Ben Craw

This Retro Arcade Movie Mashup Will Bring You Back To Your Youth | Ben Craw | Posted 08.28.2014 | Entertainment

Hey, kids. Remember arcades? We sure do. Good times, great games. Go ahead and call us nostalgic. We don't care. Since there aren't many arcades left ...

10 Reasons Why Being A Boy In The '80s Was The Best

Beau Coffron | Posted 09.24.2014 | Parents
Beau Coffron

The '80s epitomized great (and a few not so great) clothing styles. The shorts left little to the imagination, but kids today don't appreciate the natural air conditioning these provided.

There Are Two Awesome Reasons You'd Never Want To Leave This Room

Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home

Here's all the proof you need that a great room doesn't have to be a space that belongs on a decor magazine cover. Nope. Sometimes you just need a few...

Life Has No Cheat Codes

Graham Milne | Posted 04.10.2013 | Parents
Graham Milne

Instead of putting in the mental exertion or time commitment to try and solve a puzzle -- and develop their critical thinking at the same time -- a kid's first recourse is to beg Dad to go online for a cheat code.

PHOTOS: 'Spacewar! Video Games Blast Off'

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 12.18.2012 | Arts

The freshly opened "Spacewar! Video Games Blast Off" exhibition at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York City is striving to be more than just a ...

WATCH: LA's Darling Receives HUGE Check

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 04.16.2012 | Los Angeles

LA's darling, Caine Monroy, who created Caine's Arcade in East Los Angeles, is not just a local hero -- he's an international inspiration. In addition...

Cindy Y. Rodriguez

WATCH: Boy's Cardboard Arcade Lands Him A College Scholarship | Cindy Y. Rodriguez | Posted 04.12.2012 | Latino Voices

Meet Caine Monroy. He is nine years old and he spent his summer break last year meticulously building a makeshift arcade—appropriately named "Caine...

9-Year-Old Builds His Own Arcade

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 04.11.2012 | Small Business

Like many other kids his age, Caine Monroy enjoys playing games and going to the arcade. But this 9-year-old from Los Angeles is very different from h...

Wisdom From the Zoltar

Judi Freedman | Posted 12.02.2011 | Fifty
Judi Freedman

Why is it that when we are young we want to be older and when we are older we wish to be younger?

PHOTOS: National Pinball Museum Moving To Baltimore

Posted 11.22.2011 | Travel

The nation's biggest pinball museum is leaving Washington, DC for a 12,000-square-foot building in downtown Baltimore, where up to 900 machines will b...

Shoot 'Em Up 'Wave' Game Shows Music Apps' Arcade Potential

Eliot Van Buskirk | Posted 06.08.2011 | Technology
Eliot Van Buskirk

Each song has its own rhythm. So do the Space Invaders and other arcade videogame foes who swarm hapless gamers as they pilot their crafts through the...

'Whack-A-Banker' Game A Hit In Britain

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A British arcade game that allows gamers to take out their anger on bankers has proved a hit, its creator says. The BBC reports that inventor Tim Hun...