The guys over at Worth 1000 recently ran a contest for the best mash-up between classical works of art and modern video games. The results… hysterical…
The first place prize went to the God of War painting above, by David Owens.
Chris Ball and his wife Madeleine created an email-counting shirt. If you’re looking for a valid justification for the existence of a shirt that can count new emails in binary form then you must be new to technabob.
So you think Pac-Man likes eating those yellow pellets huh? You think the brightly colored maze and ghosts are cute? Think again!
I didn’t know that that yellow wakka wakka wakka-ing mouth is actually a living, breathing person trapped in physical and drug-induced mazes by a cruel man who clearly saw too much of, uhm, Saw!
It seems that the Snakes of MGS: Peace Walker are taking a cue from their Assassin predecessors.
Top video game producers Hideo Kojima and Patrice Desilets contracted hay fever while making this trailer for the upcoming PSP game, so you better watch this until the very end.
You’ll never fail a Cleanliness check with the D20 Geeksoap.
This 4 oz bar – dice? – of soap is made of “natural oatmeal-based vegetable glycerin and moisturizers, enriched with aloe and vitamin E” and comes in several scents.
The in-house nerds of online data backup expert Backupify have come up with the ultra-powerful, paradigm shifting, completely concocted Backpedalify, “a new service for government and elected officials to ensure honesty in politics.” Backpedalify takes a public official’s previous statements and restores them to what they actually mean.
The folks at Art Lebedev Studio are having a little April Fools’ fun once again, with funny and just slightly absurd designs with neat concept art. One of their “latest designs” is the Cylindrus, a USB hub shaped like a magician’s top hat and, well, actually that’s all there is to it.
More April Fools fun! This time it’s from Japan. Someone at Japanese Internet forum 2chan posted what looks like a copy of a video game mag bearing this juicy newsflash:
Check out the whole screenshot at Comboadictos or at EventHubs, where commenters are pointing out that the text in the article is actually about Chrome Hounds.
Shellhead turns to Spudhead with the inevitable movie merchandise: the Iron Man Mr. Potato Head.
Tony Starch comes with removable parts and pieces, and his head can be replaced with any Mr. Potato Head um, head.
…just like a certain species. While Peppy can’t walk or talk or hold things like other advanced robots, he’s been programmed to exhibit a very human trait: discontent, and in a way, greed. By default, Peppy wants to get a hold of his green balloon.
So with the Nintendo DSi XL having just hit U.S. stores this week, word is floating around the web that Nintendo is already working on a brand-new handheld that will support true 3D graphics.
While there are no images of the 3DS yet, what I have here is a video – no, not of the Nintendo 3DS.
Star Wars junkies, here’s a great way to keep your pants from falling down the next time you start dancing your ass off to A Galactic Empire State of Mind.
Actually, you’ll first need to buy a belt to keep your pants up, but you could definitely put the proper finishing touch on your belt with one of these Star Wars metal belt buckles.
Why can’t fighters resolve their conflicts using more constructive means? Can’t they just all get along? How awesome would it be to see Reptile and Raiden baking instead of dismembering each others’ limbs?