David and Barbara Mikkelson are the husband-and-wife duo behind the myth-busting Web site Snopes.com. Guy Raz/NPR hide caption

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A woman flaps her arms to make a character fly on a Wii Fit Plus game at the Nintendo exhibit at a games expo in 2009 in Los Angeles. Experts say middle-aged women represent the largest demographic playing games online now. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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