Psssst. Do you remember how you had to walk a mile to school in the snow with no shoes on to use the mainframe? Ever fall asleep in class learning dbase III? Do you sometimes miss the boop bop beep bop wheeeeeee wailing of the modem?
While I don’t think these are officially sanctioned by LEGO, these whimsical MP3 players bear a striking resemblance to the colorful interlocking plastic blocks.
Homade’s LEGO-esque media players cleverly conceal their controls into the raised dots on the surface of each block.
Not to be outdone by the edible Atari 2600 joystick, the pastry artisans from Los Angeles’ Cakes by the Pound went all out when they created this delectable Atari-inspired masterpiece.
An awesome work of baked goodness, everything you see in the picture is edible other than the board that the cake sits on.
Those iconic Space Invaders seem to be turning up everywhere these days. When I say everywhere, I mean everywhere — even in your underwear.
Yep, Ted Baker is making these invader-inspired drawers, perfect for keeping your junk in check.
They’re available from Asos.com
Can’t afford to spend your next couple of paychecks on that Italian sports car you’ve been dreaming about? Why not live vicariously through these miniature motorized Ferarris that just hit the streets? These tiny 1/58th scale Ferraris measure just about 3-inches long and fit in the palm of your hand.
These officially-licensed RealDrive Nano mini racers include Testarossa, F430, 512BB and Enzo models.
Star Wars fans looking for something tasty to serve at their next soiree should look no further than this awesomely great R2-D2 cake.
Created by master pastry chef Mark Randazzo of Brooklyn’s Mark Joseph Cakes, this edible Artoo came complete with a domed lid and plenty of delicious blue and silver icing to satisfy any sweet tooth.
Oh man, is it still Valentine’s day? I would have completely forgotten if I hadn’t seen this awesome handmade cross stitch Mario card from the rubbishknitter.
Sadly, this crafty goodness was made for someone special and isn’t for sale, but I wonder if I could get a special one made for next year if I get my act together now… I think my sweetheart would be most impressed!
If you’ve ever seen the movie Castaway you know that Chuck Noland, the character Tom Hanks played, existed on coconut meat for quite some time before getting back to civilization. When I look at this cool amp with coconut shell cover created by Steve Lodefink it makes me wonder what parts of the movie they edited out.
Did Chuck have any rhythm?
I was buzzing about over on Flickr earlier today when I came across this excellent Atari 2600 inspired pastry.
While I normally wouldn’t eat a cake with black icing on it, this one looks too good to pass up.
Mario meets LEGO in these fun stop-motion clips hand animated by Nintendo fan Michael Hickox.
Michael painstakingly shot thousands of individual frames to recreate the first two levels of the classic Super Mario Brothers game. The levels are surprisingly accurate reproductions of the game.
Tired of the same old bare floors? Why not cover them up with a little Mario magic? These plush mats lay down on your floor and feature icons from the classic Super Mario Brothers series.
Each squishy floor tile measures 40cm x 40cm (15.74
I don’t know what it is about the PlayStation 3, but there are very few people out there who’ve dared to attempt any sort of casemodding for the shiny black console. So I was tickled when I came across this PS3 mod which cleverly integrates the curvaceous lines of Sony’s latest gaming system.
Inspired by the game Rainbow Six Vegas, the console is disguised as a casino tower in the midst of the Vegas Strip.
Are you a Mario fanatic? Here’s a couple of new desktop toys which are a must for any serious Super Mario collector.
These excellent Super Mario Sofubi (soft vinyl) figures stand 9.5-inches tall and look great in your cubicle, living room, standing on top of your horizontal Wii, or even glued to your car’s hood as an ornament.
Were those lightsaber laser pointers just too tiny to satisfy your man-sized Star Wars hunger? Then wrap your hands around one of these full-sized lightsaber replicas which you can actually customize to your own liking.
The Force FX Lightsaber Contstruction Kit gives you everything you need to create your own blade.
Check out this tiny papercraft model of an ice blue Nintendo DS Lite created by a really dedicated (and really patient) gaming fan. Even though it’s only slightly larger than a paper clip, this mini DS Lite features an a amazing amount of detail.
With a steady hand, some glue, a knife and a couple of other office supplies, artist SonicScape Jun created this tiny little DS.