A Disturbance In The (Burger) Force

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Channeling a Star Wars metaphor, Stephen Van Worley imagined a McDonald’s empire in black with pockets of rebellion within by its seven largest competitors:

By far, the largest pocket of resistance is Sonic Drive-In’s south-central stronghold: more than 900 restaurants packed into the state of Texas alone. Sheer density is the key to victory!

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Hasbro’s Monopoly Game Goes Online With Google Maps

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An online Monopoly view of Mayfair in London. The game uses Google Maps as a board

Google is to team up with one of the world’s biggest board game manufacturers to create an online version of Monopoly.  The search engine has called on Hasbro to produce the game, which will use Google Maps as a board so players can choose from millions of streets around the world to buy.

 

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Archeologists Unearth Unique Roman Glass Bowl At Ancient London Cemetery

Archeologists Unearth Unique Roman Glass Bowl At Ancient London Cemetary

Liz Goodman, Museum of London conservator is seen with a Roman Millefiore bowl.

Archaeologists have unearthed a Roman glass bowl, thought to be a unique find in the Western Roman Empire, at an ancient cemetery beyond the walls of the old city of London. (Pics)

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