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Video games with lots of action might be useful for helping people with dyslexia train the brain's attention system.

Here's One More Reason To Play Video Games: Beating Dyslexia

Most parents prefer that their children pick up a book rather than a game controller. But for kids with dyslexia, action video games may be just what the doctor ordered.

Dyslexia is one of the most common learning disabilities, affecting an estimated 5 to 10 percent of the world's population. Many approaches to help struggling readers focus on words and phonetics, but researchers at Oxford University say dyslexia is more of an attention issue.

Plumber apprentice Joe Wells touching what Burke Museum officials believe is the largest, most intact mammoth tusk, ever found in the region.

Make It A Grande: Mammoth Tusk Find Likely Seattle's Largest

The tusk from a mammoth that lived 16,000 years ago in the Seattle area unearthed earlier this week appears to be the largest, most intact ever found in the region.

It's thought to be from a Columbian mammoth, a subgroup of woolly mammoths, and is considered to be a pretty rare find. Construction workers stumbled on it as they were digging the foundation for an apartment complex in the city's South Lake Union neighborhood.

Arvind Kejriwal addresses his supporters in New Delhi, India, on Friday after announcing his resignation as chief minister of Delhi.

Delhi's Crusading Chief Minister Resigns, Slams Main Parties

He said he represented the common man, and he caused a political earthquake in India when his party's election performance catapulted him to the chief minister's office in Delhi. On Friday — less than two months later — Arvind Kejriwal announced he was resigning after his effort to pass an anti-corruption bill was blocked by lawmakers in the state assembly.

Did Michael Sam Take A 'Huge Risk' To Come Out Before The Draft?

Remembering The Radio Stations That Got Loud With 'Black And Proud'

Jay Z Or Jay-Z? Buzzfeed Tells You When To Hyphenate

Why "No One is Running With the President in Missouri"

Then-Miami Dolphins Richie Incognito, left, and Jonathan Martin before Martin's departure.

Report: 'Pattern Of Harassment' Led Dolphins Player To Quit

"Three starters on the Dolphins offensive line — Richie Incognito, John Jerry and Mike Pouncey — engaged in a pattern of harassment directed at not only Jonathan Martin, but also another young Dolphins offensive lineman and an assistant trainer," according to a report released Friday.

Beware of the big guys: Red snappers from tropical waters sometimes accumulate high levels of the neurotoxin ciguatera. Go for the smaller fish to avoid it.

Sexually Transmitted Food Poisoning? A Fish Toxin Could Be To Blame

Twenty five years ago, two pals went out for a seafood dinner while vacationing in the Bahamas. What could be better than some fresh grouper steaks and a night on the town without the wives?

Um, plenty.

A few hours after dinner, the men started having stomach pains and diarrhea. Their legs began to tingle and burn. And their sense of temperature went haywire: Ice felt hot while fire felt cool.

All the while, their wives were completely fine — until they had sex with their hubbies.

Switzerland's Sandro Viletta, skiing in the slalom portion of the men's super combined, took home the gold.

Sochi Games 'Better Than Expected'; Swiss Wins Super Combined

About halfway into the games, the International Olympic Committee is giving Sochi a "better than expected" report card. Officials say the athletes are happy, and the mood is festive.

IOC Executive Director Gilbert Felli said he had doubts about how the Olympics might turn out early on, alluding to the terrorist threats that marked the start of the games.

"We had a big concern that we would have nobody in this [Olympic] park," Felli said in a statement.

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