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The year was 2010. Motion capture technology was all the rage, and someone at the The Institute for Simulation and Training at the University of Central Florida had a great idea. Why not use rapidly obsolete-looking technology to design a simulation-style game for middle-school girls? And the goal of that game? To promote abstinence, baby. It's hard to find anything about it, so the project may easily have been scraped, but we wish there was a playable copy somewhere. Honestly it's really hard to tell if times ever change or everything is the same forever.

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Stuff That's Way Older Than People Think

Some inventions like escalators and seltzer have been around for hundreds of years longer than most people think. And other stuff, like sharks, are older than entire species. for more interesting history stuff, here's a thread about how mundane people are important to history as well as some history memes to feel smart about.

Inventions and things that have been around for longer than people think | jazzman0116 40.8k points 1 day ago ancient Romans (well wealthy ones) had central heating their homes can actually still see pipes some buildings at Herculaneum!
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If you wanted to feel unhealthy or question the state of society at large, here's a telling reminder that at one point people considered soda a sometimes food. 16 whole ounces. Isn't that the kids size now?

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The Moment People Realized They Were Old

Feeling old is a new prospect for many of us. We tend to feel like ourselves most of the time, and it takes an outside reminder to help show that maybe we're not spring chickens anymore. An ill-timed back-ache or finding your favorite song used in a "throwback" compilation can make aging a too-close reality. To feel a little younger, here are some things that are older than people think.

funny moments people realized they were old | jellybellymom More fell down at work and no one laughed. Instead three people came running over make sure ok.
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Old Man Gets Carded, Has Boss Response

Some people like being carded because it makes them feel young. Other people hate it because it's a hassle. This person decided to ID a guy who likely didn't need to be ID'd, and the response was one you wouldn't expect. For a distinctly different ID checking story, here's a Karen who wanted her ID checked, but it turned out to be expired.

Old man gets carded and pulls out war ID from the second world war | r/TalesFromRetail Posted by u/Definitely_a_Lizard 5 days ago Some can't take joke, some own Short This is story few years ago, but just found this subreddit and reminded cashier at local supermarket, and have law if alcohol is being bought and cashier estimates someone be under 25, they have ask ID. While offends some people is pretty good way get check an ID and see if someone is over 18 legal age buy alcohol. No ID is also no
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Things That Somehow Still Exist

Whether it's a product that was never actually effective from the start, a company with a horrible business model, or just a mother of an inconvenience, it is weird that some of these things are still around. For other questionable things, here are things that exist only because people are dumb. For some real specific memories, here's some unhealthy fast food nostalgia.

Products, companies, and things that somehow still exist | underbakedsalami 27.1k points 13 hours ago kid not, our local Chipotle is taking orders via fax can't get over .
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Memes about The Brutal Reality of Not Being 20 Anymore

Results of aging may vary, but take it from these people that hangovers are worse and dating can become a struggle. Oh, and protect your back. Here are some dad memes to keep dads going through these dark times.

Memes about the realities of aging | man screaming while a hurricane sandstorm approaches behind him | 40s People born 80s 's coming meme-generator.com
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Uncle Wonders If He's Wrong To Question 25 Year Age Gap in Niece's Relationship

The crux here is that you want to protect your loved ones from being manipulated, but at the same time you don't want to cross a boundary and try to control another adult's love life. When the 47-year-old boyfriend was coming over to stay for a week, this guy decided to ask some questions. Like many other tense social situations, the internet weighed in on if that was the right thing to do.

Guy asks internet if he's wrong for questioning his 22 year old niece's 47 year old boyfriend uncomfortable questions.
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Moments don't get much more pure than this. Just a candid moment of an old man in his car absolutely loving some sweet heavy riffs. Rock on, old man. Rock on.

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Facebook Roasts Police Bust And Jack Sparrow-Ass Gun

Police sometimes get overzealous with boasting about underwhelming drug busts, and the savage people of facebook are hardly ever kind to them. People are fond of roasting terribly ancient guns too. This time people had some hard hitting jokes, as well as pretty decent points about the ridiculous nature of this particular bust.

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Guy Uses Imperfect Lawn to Drive Mean Neighbor Insane

Here's a good reminder that it's good to have a purpose. Whatever it is, whether it's painting, writing stories, or deliberately disrupting your lawn in order to piss off your annoying neighbor, it's the small things in life that really make it enjoyable. Small but effective acts of defiance, like this guy who battled his work tie policy, help us get through the day.

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There's an App That Makes You Old Now for All the Impatient People out There

Well, in case you really loved the gender swap filter that hit the internet a while ago, you can use Face App to get a peek into the future. Some celebrities on twitter did the thing, and other people on twitter shared their fears that all of our faces are just going into some database that's designed to steal our privacy.

app shows you what you look like as an old person
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Woman's Ancient Gun Gets Roasted Back into the 1800s

When people on facebook see something stupid, you can bet they're gonna call it out over and over again in every way they can think of. We're pretty sure this is becoming a thing, since a suspiciously similar situation happened when the internet roasted this guy's ridiculously old gun back into the last century.

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36 Weird and Amazing Forgotten Items Found at Thrift Stores

If you're looking for cursed weird crap, look no further than Goodwill. You'll find mannequins with baby heads, Shrek rectal thermometers (Shrektal?), and signed crap from celebrities you forgot about. There's no end to the strange stuff you'll find in the average stack of junk. For more, here are some fantastically weird thrift store finds that will leave you with questions.

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20 Kids in Unsafe Situations That Wouldn't Fly Today

Back when a kid could just walk around the woods alone all day. Back when you could give a baby a beer and a bottle rocket. Back when a child's car seat was pretty much just a mobile iron murder cage. Has parenting gotten safer and more responsible or just less fun? Little of column A, little of column B.

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21 Nostalgic Images from the Recent Old Days to Soak Your Heart with Longing

If you experienced childhood somewhere around the turn of the century, then quite a few of of these pictures might hit you right in the memory nads. Remember back when you had to drive to a store to rent videos? Wild. If you want more '90s nostalgia, then check these out.

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