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9 of the Best Fictional Games We Wish We Could Play

From Quidditch to Calvinball, these games look like more fun than anything the real world has to offer.

It can be a lot of fun to engage with a sci-fi or fantasy world — to lose yourself in imagining the interesting ways life could be different.

But sometimes it's hard not to get jealous when the characters in those worlds are just having way more fun than we ever will. These are some of the made-up games in sci-fi and fantasy worlds that we desperately wish we could play.

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Simone Biles Already Won

Simone Biles pulled out of the Olympic Gymnastics finals for her mental health

When you think of Team USA at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, you think of Simone Biles.

Biles is indisputably the greatest gymnast of all time. She is the most decorated American gymnast of all time with four Olympic gold medals and 19 World Championship gold medals under her belt, as well as four other international gold medals and an additional nine silver and bronze medals.

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Did the Tampa Police Department Even Watch "Minority Report"?

The New Tampa PD initiative is startlingly similar to the dystopian film.

Turns out we're in the "Minority Report" timeline!

So what was it all for?

Why did we all have to squint through the dimly lit cinematography of Minority Report, watching Tom Cruise get his eyes gouged out and being forced to root for a cop, if we, as a society, weren't going to learn the one lesson it was trying to teach us: that you can't predict crime.

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Issa Rae Got Married Secretly, and We’re Obsessed With It

Secret wedding in the South of France wearing a custom Vera Wang gown? We expect nothing less from Issa Rae

Queen of minding her business

A royal wedding took place this weekend.

Sure, there was the wedding of Lady Kitty Spencer, Princess Diana's cousin, to billionaire fashion oligarch Michael Lewis. And sure, photos of her Rome wedding and Dolce & Gabbanna dress are going viral — and though she is an ambassador for D&G, going with the brand was an … interesting choice given the frequent claims of racism against its founders — but that is not the elaborate affair which matters to us.

No, our eyes are, as always, on Issa Rae.

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Thank God for Lil Nas X

His new video "Industry Baby" promises he's not going anywhere any time soon

It's here! It's queer! Not the Kanye album — that seems to be in the wind — but something better: the new Lil Nas X song.

After a masterful promotional rollout which had fans thinking Lil Nas X could be going to jail for his Satan Shoes collaboration with Brooklyn creative brand, MSCHF — an agent of chaos whose MO matches their name.

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Mike Lindell Is Offering $5 Million to Prove That He's Crazy

If you're hoping to collect your reward at the "cyber symposium," you just have to shatter a man's faith in God.

Democracy, it turns out, is a fragile thing.

What felt, not long ago, like a deeply flawed but ultimately ironclad arrangement of American politics has recently been undermined. But don't worry, Mike Lindell — the MyPillow guy — intends to save it...

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