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Dig it: New Jersey home to future fossil park

It could have been turned into anything.

When Inversand Mining Co. decided to sell its greensand mining property in southern New Jersey, many options were considered by the town located near Philadelphia, such as a strip mall or a residential area. 835 more words

The Largest Game Of Tetris In History?

Drexel University professor Frank Lee took over the side of the 29-story Cira Centre in Philadelphia last year to play a gigantic game of Pong, setting the Guinness World Record for the “Largest Architectural Video Game Display.” Last night he doubled the record with a massive game of Tetris.   67 more words

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Gamers Play Tetris On The Side Of A 29-Story Building

Tetris is available on a wide array of gaming platforms, so you can play it on screens ranging from 2-inch square monochromatic affairs to glorious 4k displays–also, on the side of a Philadelphia’s Circa Centre, whose effective “screen” is 100,000 square feet. 10 more words

Rider, Drexel and St. Joe’s to visit CCC

By Andre L. Williams

CCC Journalism Program

Representatives of Rider, Drexel and St Joseph’s universities will be in Madison Hall between April 8 and 15 to offer students a chance to look at the opportunities offered by these universities. 389 more words

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Philadelphia plays Tetris on a 29-story skyscraper

Game designers played Tetris on the side of a 29-story skyscraper in Philadelphia on Saturday night.

The exhibition at Philly Tech Week‘s celebration of cool technology was one of a number of events that will celebrate the 30th anniversary of Tetris, which Alexey Pajitnov created in the former Soviet Union and Henk Rogers brought to the rest of the world. 376 more words

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Pieces Fall In Place For Big Tetris Game In Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hundreds of Tetris fans plan to gather in Philadelphia for a skyscraper-sized version of the classic video game, a spectacle that organizers hope will inspire onlookers and players to think about the possibilities of technology. 433 more words

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