Nathan Drake (foreground) is the lead protagonist of the Uncharted series of games for the Sony PS3. His character is just one in a long line of games where the dominant figure is a white male action hero. AP/Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. hide caption

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To Guess A Poker Hand, Look At How It's Held

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An E.T. doll was held up at the site of an exploratory dig for old Atari video games Saturday. Workers dug into a landfill in Alamogordo, N.M., that had long been rumored to be the final resting place of millions of copies of the game E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. Juan Carlos Llorca/AP hide caption

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Not My Job: Ballerina Misty Copeland Gets Quizzed On Morris Dancing

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Four-Letter Friends

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Robert Lopez, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, and their daughters, who appear as singers (and accidental lyricists) in Frozen. Cindy Ord/Getty Images hide caption

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This Quiz Never Bothered Me Anyway

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Google, You Autocomplete Me

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"I wrote all the drag-queen-ish lines," Bobby says of "Let It Go." Kristen adds, "I was listening to a lot of Tori Amos at the time. A lot of things we didn't realize we needed to express went into this song." Mike Coppola/Getty Images hide caption

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'Let It Go': A Hit Song, Spawned From Partnership

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In 1964, for Shakespeare's 400th birthday, The Beatles performed an excerpt from A Midsummer Night's Dream. Roger Jackson/Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Comic Hari Kondabolu's album Waiting for 2042 is a reference to the year the Census Bureau projects whites will be the minority in the U.S. "Don't worry, white people," he says. "You were a minority when you came to this country. Things seemed to have worked out for you." Kyle Johnson hide caption

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For Comic Hari Kondabolu, Explaining The Joke IS The Joke

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