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Super Mario Bros. Piranha Plant Earrings Want to Eat Your Lobes Up

Super Mario Bros. Piranha Plant Earrings Want to Eat Your Lobes Up
When it comes to fashion, geekiness is not wanting. And when it comes to earrings, why, it’s practically overflowing. Cases in point? The Portal Earrings which make for a good illusion, the White Circuit Earrings that are as geeky as earrings can get, and the Tiny Knife Earrings that can literally cut through you.

The Real Paper Mario

The Real Paper Mario
Animator Eric Power creates all sorts of fun short movies using tons of cut-out pieces of paper. So it was only appropriate that he use his knife-skills to make a Paper Mario animation, right? Sure seems like a good idea to me.
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Mama Mia! Super Mario Chuck Taylors Now Available for Import

Mama Mia! Super Mario Chuck Taylors Now Available for Import
Remember the All Star Super Mario Bros. Nintendo Chuck Taylors that we were all drooling over? I’m sure you also remember how the only problem with those Chucks are that they won’t be released outside of Japan.

Chuck Taylors + Super Mario = Awesome Sneakers

Chuck Taylors + Super Mario = Awesome Sneakers
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Super Mario, Nintendo is teaming up with Converse to release some snazzy-looking limited-edition high- top sneakers that look mighty fine and totally drool-worthy. Especially for the ultimate Super Mario Bros.

Mario Block Storage Cubes Hold More Than Gold Coins and 1-up Mushrooms

Mario Block Storage Cubes Hold More Than Gold Coins and 1-up Mushrooms
The Super Mario Bros. games have inspired a wide variety of fun decor over the years, and here’s a new batch of cool Mario items you can put in your office or home.

Super Mario Bros. Bathroom: Perfectly Painted Plumber

Super Mario Bros. Bathroom: Perfectly Painted Plumber
I’m sure a lot of you have seen the SNES cartridge urinal that’s been making the rounds on the Web lately. It’s geeky alright but also quite tasteless, unlike what Destructoid forum member eisley and her boyfriend did to their bathroom – a diorama of Level 2-2 from Super Mario Bros.

Piranha Plant Circuit Board Keychain: For Your Key-sa-Mario

Piranha Plant Circuit Board Keychain: For Your Key-sa-Mario
Remember those plants that would rise from those green (or orange or gray) tunnels in the Super Mario video games and then hide back after a short interval of time? You know, the ones that can also shoot out some fireballs in some versions of the game?

NES Games Rendered in 3D: from Pixel to Voxel

NES Games Rendered in 3D: from Pixel to Voxel
John Buonvino’s user name on DeviantART says it all: “NES–still-the-best”. He paid homage to his favorite console by making 3D voxel renderings of many popular NES games. Buonvino considers his Super Mario Bros. render below to be his “final 8-bit magnum opus”:

Reptilian Mad Pax Backpack: Get Ready to Rumble Like a Koopa

Reptilian Mad Pax Backpack: Get Ready to Rumble Like a Koopa
The first thing that popped in my mind when I saw this backpack is the Koopas, from Super Mario Bros. As we all know, Koopas are the race of turtles against which Mario has to fight.

Bob-omb Flash Drive Won’t Crash Your Computer

Bob-omb Flash Drive Won’t Crash Your Computer
…at least I don’t think it will. Of course the idea of plugging anything that looks like a bomb into one of your USB ports might be a risky endeavor. This is exactly the sort of drive that would be loaded with a keylogger, root kit or trojan.

Mariorama: Super Mario Gets 3D Printed

Mariorama: Super Mario Gets 3D Printed
Ok, I need one of these on my desk. Now. This awesome full-color sandstone Super Mario Bros. sculpture is actually rendered on a 3D printer. Metin Seven of Seven’s Heaven created his Mariorama sculpture using Shapeways’ 3D printing technology.

Nintendo Street Performer: Mario Melodica

Nintendo Street Performer: Mario Melodica
Mike Choi busks for money every Saturday at Little Tokyo in LA. He plays the melodica quite well and also takes requests, but you should really hear him play his geeky repertoire – themes from classic Nintendo video games like Super Mario Bros.,

Super Mario Bluegrass Bros.

Super Mario Bluegrass Bros.
I’ve heard plenty of versions of the Super Mario Bros. theme song over the years, but I can honestly say this is the first time I’ve heard a version of the tune played Arkansas bluegrass style.

Super Mario Starman Candy: Now You Can Be Invincible All the Time

Super Mario Starman Candy: Now You Can Be Invincible All the Time
Ah, the starman! In Super Mario Bros., you hunt those down guys to become invincible. Now you can get them in real life, courtesy of this candy.

DIY Mario Coin Block Actually Coughs Up Coins When Punched

DIY Mario Coin Block Actually Coughs Up Coins When Punched
We’ve featured several real world versions of the classic Super Mario Bros. coin block, but this one made by Bruno Pasquini tops them all, because it works just like its video game counterpart – punch its bottom and coins come out!

Super Mario Bros. With Modern Sound Effects: Aurally Brutal

Super Mario Bros. With Modern Sound Effects: Aurally Brutal
Aside from graphics, video game sound effects have gotten more complex over time as well. But does that mean that they have gotten better? What if the sound designers back then had access to the technology we have today?
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