Morning Dump: Afternoon Edition – WTF Origins of Classic Video Games and More

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This is a collection of 15 great stories from some of our favorite sites around the web. Those of us in the industry call it a “link dump.” We run two per day. We call the first one “Morning Dump” because it’s early and we’re immature. We call this one “Morning Dump: Afternoon Edition” because we’re lazy and uncreative by noon each day (click the pics to read each article):

1. The 10 Biggest Marriage Proposal Fails in Sports History (SuperBooyah)

Super Booyah

2. Lady Friend Alice Panikian (Nextround)


3. Get Ready For This Headline: Robber who broke into hair salon is beaten by its black-belt owner and kept as a sex slave for three days… fed only Viagra (CavemanCircus)

Caveman Circus

4. Bathroom Graffiti of the Day (TheDailyWhat)

The Daily What

5. 5 Classic Games You Didn’t Know Had WTF Backstories (Cracked)


6. Ciara in a Bikini Does Miami (Totallycrap)


7. Pictures for Sad Children (HolyTaco)


8. Astonishing Book Sculptures (Izismile)


9. Alien vs. Master Chief (Unrealitymag)


10. Cali Swag District Teaches You 5 Dances Guaranteed to Get You Laid (CoedMagazine)

Coed Magazine

11. “Basketball Wives” Meeka Claxton Is Suing Co-Star Tami Roman for Assault (Complex)


12. CM Punk Confronts HHH at ComicCon (HeymanHustle)

Heyman Hustle

13. Cutest Tattoo Ever? (EgoTV)


14. China: The Best New Place to Buy a Pretty Cheap Watch (Esquire)


15. The Downside of Being Captain America and 8 Other Superheroes (Blastr)