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Warner Brothers has purchased an alternate history screenplay written by a two-time Jeopardy! champion, which came to their attention when it went viral on the social news site Reddit. (That was the nerdiest lede of all time.) The script, Rome, Sweet Rome, is a product of this thread, which p ... More >>
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"The recent bridge collapse in Minneapolis was a sobering wake-up call," the comptroller general of the U.S. told the Financial Times in an interview comparing the U.S. to the Roman Empire in its waning days. Photo by wilhelmina_wonka via Flickr These days it seems that everyone is comparing the U ... More >>
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