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New York University students plan to stage a real, live Pac-Man game in the streets of Greenwich Village, as part of a project exploring how computer games work when transplanted into real-world settings.
Seven score and four years ago, Abraham Lincoln unfolded his rawboned frame from a wooden chair, surveyed the gaslit throng of gawking New Yorkers at Cooper Union's Great Hall and, in his thin, prairie-tinged tenor, began the speech that would shape a nation.
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