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Super Mario Crossover: Pants-Wetting 8-Bit Mashup

Super Mario Crossover: Pants-Wetting 8-Bit Mashup
Itching for a classic platforming game? Why not revisit the original Super Mario Bros.? Oh sure, you’ve finished it tons of times, but that’s with Mario. Now you can adventure on the Mushroom Kingdom with Link, Samus, Simon Belmont, Mega Man and – this is just so unfair – Bill from Contra in Super Mario Crossover.

8-Bit Guitar Trades Chords for Combos

8-Bit Guitar Trades Chords for Combos
In the past few years, artists have started to use video game-like sounds to make music. Some have even recreated music using the sound chips from old computers and consoles in a musical genre known as “chiptunes.”

Star Wars Father’S Day Greeting Card Plays Video

Star Wars Father’S Day Greeting Card Plays Video
Because nothing is more heartwarming than a Father’s Day card with Darth Vader’s mug on the front. After all, he was the best dad, ever. Seriously though this is probably the coolest greeting card that Hallmark will ever create; it even has built-in video clips showing fatherly moments from the only original trilogy.

Deletus: for Removing Data in the Analog World

Deletus: for Removing Data in the Analog World
Nerds don’t just work on computers, they do a lot of writing and sketching as well. The Deletus is a nice, cute gift for your loved nerd: a huge eraser in the shape of the Delete key.

Gundam Cafe: the Otaku’S Starbucks

Gundam Cafe: the Otaku’S Starbucks
The Gundam Cafe opened in Akihabara today, and it looks sweet. The cafe’s interiors are sexy, there’s Gundam art everywhere, and there’s even Gundam bread. You can’t go wrong with Gundam bread. Akihabara News checked out their new neighbors and took a ton of pics: The Gundam Cafe is located at the “newly designed Akihabara area accessible from the JR Station at the Denkigai Exit and just below the Yamanote line,” so if you’re ever in the area be sure to drop by, because I would kill for a chance to be there.

Dalek Poster Will Ex-Ter-Mi-Nate All Other Posters

Dalek Poster Will Ex-Ter-Mi-Nate All Other Posters
BBC has made a printable pdf version of this Dalek poster seen in the first episode of the latest Dr. Who TV series.

It’s a-Me! Mafia!

It’s a-Me! Mafia!
Mario never asks a second favor when he’s been refused the first, understood?

If Anakin Had This, There Would be No Luke or Leia

If Anakin Had This, There Would be No Luke or Leia
Freakin’ Darth “Condom Head” Vader. Translated, it says, “I will not be your father!,” which is kinda stupid. Shouldn’t it say “I will not be a father?” If your child isn’t born yet, who are you talking to Vader?

Cynomy Demolition Robot Concept: Remote-Controlled Destruction

Cynomy Demolition Robot Concept: Remote-Controlled Destruction
One of the best things about robots is that they’re not alive, which means choosing between a robot and a human to perform a risky task is a no-brainer. If it gets wrecked, no one’s going to be in pain or grieve.

Wipe Shirt Cleans Your Fingerprinty Gadgets

Wipe Shirt Cleans Your Fingerprinty Gadgets
We often use what we’re wearing as an improvised rag to clean our gadgets or glasses. Design duo fift wanted to put a stop to this silliness, so they and came up with the Wipe Shirt, a dress shirt with a built-in microfiber cloth on one of its cuffs or shirt tails.

Instants! Collection: a Button for Every Meme

Instants! Collection: a Button for Every Meme
Need to augment someone’s punchline with a “Bazinga”? Want to surprise your office mate with a battle cry from Leroy? Or maybe you just want to dance to Keyboard Cat’s tune? All of that and more is just a push of a virtual button away: The Instants!

Printing From an iPad is Sooooo Easy

Printing From an iPad is Sooooo Easy
So the iPad doesn’t have a USB port, big deal. You don’t have to send files from it to a real computer (ooooh burn) before you can print them. Printing from an iPad is so easy!

Robot Infographic: Know Your Future Masters

Robot Infographic: Know Your Future Masters
The guys at Online Schools scoured the Internet to come up with a lengthy but entertaining infographic about robots. It contains a lot of quiz show-type trivia, like the fact that the earliest known robot was a steam powered one, invented in 400 BC, that most robots are cow milkers, or that people who own a Roomba often clean their floors before putting the little spoiled brat to work.

Robot Built From Used Television Parts Inspires People, Old Tvs

Robot Built From Used Television Parts Inspires People, Old Tvs
A young Togolese man named Sam Todo made a humanoid robot “almost entirely from old television sets.” Todo built the robot as a way of encouraging his fellow Africans to become more interested in science and technology.

Megaman Effect: Best Mac App Launcher Ever

Megaman Effect: Best Mac App Launcher Ever
I don’t how else to say this, but the MegaMan Effect is a very…Windowish application, but I sure am glad it’s available to us Mac users. When it’s turned on, every app that you launch gets the Mega Man II level boss introduction.

Map Envelope Adds a Bit of Google Magic to Snail Mail

Map Envelope Adds a Bit of Google Magic to Snail Mail
I can’t remember the last time I sent analog mail. Hell, I can’t remember the first time I sent one. Map Envelope makes me want to send one now. It lets you add a Google Maps image to the inside of an envelope, kind of like a visual address, along with a short message.