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Historians find Van Mai, the woman behind the first playable female protagonist in a console game

Home News (Image credit: Video Game History Foundation/Apollo) After a year-long search, historians have tracked down and interviewed Van Mai, the woman who programmed Wabbit for Atari 2600, notable for being the first console game with a playable female character you could actually call a ‘character.’The history of playable women in video games is surprisingly…

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A Woman is being held in Israeli custody for sending threats letters, live bullets to Prime minister Naftali Bennett and his family

An Israeli court has extended the detention of a woman accused of sending threatening letters and live bullets to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and his family.The Rishon Lezion Magistrate’s Court ruled that the 65-year-old woman be held for another day after she was arrested on Monday. Her name has not been officially released, but reports…

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California woman who vanished after Costco trip found dead in Sierra Nevada

May 9, 2022Updated: May 9, 2022 11:51 a.m.The body of Samantha Tomlinson, 37, of Fresno, Calif., was found May 6, 2022, after she went missing while running an errand at Costco on Dec. 3, 2021.Tomlinson Family/HandoutCalifornia woman Samantha Tomlinson was last spotted running some errands around town. Tomlinson told her roommate on Dec. 3, 2021, that…

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Florida woman murdered, found buried in backyard: police

A Florida woman found buried in a Jacksonville backyard last week was murdered, police said. The body of LaDonna Williams, 41, was discovered partially covered near a fence behind a rental property last Wednesday, according to WJXT-TV. It was unclear if she had been at the home or how she died, according to the report.…

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Imagine being a woman sought after by an NFL that doesn’t care about women

The biggest news to come out of the NFL owners’ meetings in Palm Beach, Florida, last week is a new diversity and inclusion effort that will require each of the league’s 32 teams to employ a “female or a member of an ethnic or racial minority” as an offensive assistant. Putting aside the fact that…

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A woman went viral on TikTok for sharing how she told her now-husband that she hated her engagement ring

Brittany Finn told Insider that telling her now-husband that she hated the engagement ring was the best thing for them.Brittany FinnOn TikTok, Brittany Finn shared how she told her now-husband that her ring wasn’t the style she wanted.Finn told Insider that she waited a week before telling him that she was disappointed with it.She said…

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Women Go Viral for Secretly Watching Their Unsuspecting Man Use His Mobile Phone at The Gym

One woman didn’t need the dark for everything to come to light about her romantic relationship! All she needed was for a gym full of people to not alert her man that she was peeping over his shoulder to observe what he was doing on his phone. Here’s the movie-like moment that was filmed by…

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One More Pioneering Woman in Science You’ve Probably Never Heard of

Elizabeth Stern’s research led the way to our modern understanding of the prevention, treatment and diagnosis of cervical cancerElizabeth Stern. Credit: Janet Williamson It is a regrettable fact that science has historically undervalued the contributions of women. Elizabeth Stern is probably one of the most significant physician-scientists who worked at the interface of epidemiology and…

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Woman whose rape DNA led to her arrest to sue San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The woman whose DNA from a sexual assault case was used by San Francisco police to arrest her in an unrelated property crime plans to sue the city, her attorney said Thursday.The woman has filed notice of a possible federal lawsuit because she feels betrayed by police officers who broke her…

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Woman sues Cowboys’ Jerry Jones, says he’s biological father

DALLAS (AP) — A 25-year-old woman who grew up in North Texas is suing Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, alleging he’s her biological father.Alexandra Davis says in a lawsuit filed last week in Dallas County that she was conceived from a relationship Jones had with her mother, Cynthia Davis, in the mid-1990s, The Dallas Morning…