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Friday, 14 December 2012

Minecraft Torch

To keep the creepers away, Think Geek is selling this incredible Minecraft inspired torch!

Thursday, 13 December 2012

20-Sided Die from Ancient Egypt

This 20-sided die unearthed in Egypt reportedly dates from between 300 and 30 BCE, and is now being kept in New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art.  This proves that the Egyptians (or their Greek masters during the Ptolemaic Era) played Dungeons and Dragons long before us!

Sunday, 9 December 2012

Megaman / SFII Cross-over Game

To celebrate the 25th Anniversaries of both Street Fighter and Megaman, Capcom are releasing this incredible 8-bit cross-over game for free. It will be available for download December 17th from Capcom's US website.

8-bit Christmas Wreath

For sale over at Critical Hit is this brilliant Christmas door wreath.  I can't wait to hang this one on my door!

Tuesday, 27 March 2012

Turner Landscape with an AT-AT

The works of Turner are amongst my favourite, so make of this what you will, it gave me a giggle.

Rack and Pinion Calendar!

The work of Sebastian Bergne, a designer with obvious creativity, is up for sale over at This 'rack and pinion calendar,' as I'm calling it, is going for 33.50.

Sunday, 25 March 2012

Epic Mario Bros. inspired Light Fixture

The dudes at Lootiful are selling this wonderful lighting fixture--some assembly required. It's $55 USD, but you can make that back by punching the bottom of it 55 times.

NB: yes, punching, not headbutting; look closely at the pixels. It's Mario's fist that bashes bricks and boxes, not his noggin as the common misconception goes.

Saturday, 24 March 2012

Pixel Art Movie Posters

Basing the construction of forms of Mega Man (I noticed after comparing them to my wall), Eric Palmer over at has given us a series of fun, 8-bit inspired movie posters. See the others for yourself, I love 'em!

Monday, 19 March 2012

Dark Knight / Pac-man X-over Wallpaper

I'm using this as my current wallpaper: i love it. Many thanks to Redditor soccersalah. Unless I make a later edit to clarify, I believe this is his or her original work. Click on it for the full size.

Monday, 12 March 2012

Marge Simpson was an anthropomorphic rabbit: still is in arcade game

Marge Simpson was originally designed to be an anthropomorphized rabbit. She still is in The Simpsons arcade game as you can see her hairdo was intended to cover up massive bunny ears. Creepy!

Full story here.

How to sleep in class: Expert difficulty

Thanks to Redditor xvalkyriex for this epic picture.

Tetris Leggings!

The guys and girls over at Black Milk are offering these fantastic Tetris Leggings; quite possibly the sexiest thing to be inspired by the Soviet Union since... uh... ever?

Friday, 17 February 2012

Very Angry Bird

Courtesy of Redditor mattsatwork, a grenade snapped by his buddy, currently stationed in Afghanistan.

Wednesday, 8 February 2012

A boy and his marshmallow gun meet the President

Science fair winner Joey Hudy demonstrates his cool marshmallow gun to President Obama at an event held by the President to encourage excellence in science and technology. I want one!

Wednesday, 1 February 2012

Toys R Us customer turns to the Dark Side reports David Allen Canterbury entered his local Hayden Island Toys-R-Us after 9am on December 14, armed himself with two lightsabres, and began attacking other customers. When police arrived to arrest him, he successfully blocked a police taser with one of the lightsabres. Neat!

Before a judge, Mr Canterbury apologized to those injured, and stated he had been seeking mental health treatment. Hayden Island is part of Portland, Oregon, and not named after Mr. Christensen. Picture courtesy of Geeks Are Sexy.

Sunday, 22 January 2012

Isaac Asimov Grafitto in Rome

Flickr user perreault shares this unusual and epic grafitto of Isaac Asimov somewhere in Rome.

Nasty side effects of SOPA and PIPA explained in a TED talk

Clay Shirky at the TED Headquarters delivers a thorough explanation of the unintentional effects (from the legislatures view) or intended effects (from "big content's" view) SOPA and PIPA would have on our ability to create, transform, produce, and share.