Within hours of its release in 1993, the video game DOOM was…

Within hours of its release in 1993, the video game DOOM was banned from numerous university networks as a rush of players overwhelmed their systems with deathmatches.

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Ludger Sylbaris, a man thrown into solitary confinement after…

Ludger Sylbaris, a man thrown into solitary confinement after a bar brawl, survived one of the biggest volcanic eruptions of the 20th century because his cell was bombproof and poorly ventilated. He became one of only three known survivors of the event, and his prison cell still stands today. 

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