If you were a teenager in the late ‘70s or early ‘80s, you may recall playing a few rounds of Space Invaders at your local arcade, heroically battling the alien menace from behind the decreasingly sound security of your ever-deteriorating final bunker. If so, you may be interested to know that a silver ring heavily influenced by the classic arcade game is available for purchase online.
Amsterdam. The capital of the Netherlands. The world’s first “free city.” It’s a hot tourist destination, for Europeans and Americans alike, so chances are someone reading this wants or is planning to go Dutch sometime in the future. Well, whether or not you make the trip, here’s some of the places to see and things to do. Not boring things like art museums, but cool things, things like:
10. Play Chess on a Huge Board
Sure, playing chess doesn’t sound like the most exciting thing to do in the world, but you have to consider the venue. Human chess is exciting, and so was that giant chess board from Harry Potter. [Read more…]