Reading While Eating for June 25: Sweepstakes & Starry Night

Today's links showcase a game of chance, a game-changing Supreme Court decision, and a game that is a work of art.

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U.S. long jumper Christian Taylor lands in the sand as he places fourth during the men's long jump at the U.S. Olympic athletics trials in Eugene, Oregon, June 24, 2012.

Health Care 101: Still don’t understand what the health care law does? Watch this non-partisan, animated video narrated by NPR/ABC News journalist Cokie Roberts. (Kaiser Family Foundation)

#Winning: the chances of nabbing the $10 million jackpot from Publishers Clearing House is now 1 in  1,215,500,000. But this brief history of the sweepstakes is easier to grasp. (Mental Floss)

Hail to the Chief: 20 portraits of presidents from the White House archive. (

Play ball: Photos of the fourth annual Congressional Women’s Softball Game. (TPM)

Modern art: an artist uses Dominoes to create a replica of Vincent van Gogh’s “The Starry Night.” (The Daily What)

Call the fashion police: Apple-branded clothing from 1986. (BuzzFeed)

Words of the day: Some of the slang we use every day dates as far back as the 1580s. (Flavorwire)

Sing-a-long: Nickelodeon stars belt out a medley of Bruno Mars’s greatest hits. (Viral Viral Videos)