'Flappy Bird' Creator Cites 'addiction' for Pulling Game

'Flappy Bird' creator cites 'addiction' for pulling game
"It causes addiction (in) people. I think it is an unexpected problem … and I have to remove it." The mobile game features a bird players must navigate through a series of pipes extending from the top and bottom of the screen. Players tap the screen …
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The Most Interesting Character on House of Cards
Whether going toe-to-toe with a corrupt Chinese billionaire or passing a weekend in a Missouri casino, Stamper feeds an addiction on the side that causes his cool demeanor unravel with each passing minute. His poison of choice? Not alcohol, and not …
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Tackling child poverty: the coalition is measuring up badly
The heart sinks at the nature of the DWP proposals for child poverty measurement that have been blocked by Treasury – for the wrong reasons. "Governments have not collected proper data on the number of children being raised by drug- or alcohol-addicted …
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