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New Rap Video Is Full Of Old Video Game References

There's <i>Donkey Kong</i> in this video. <i>Zaxxon</i>. Kuribo's shoe. And is that a <i>Castlevania</i> reference? Check out bay area rapper Vocab Slick's new video, …

The Original 151 Pokemon, Redone As Monster Hunter Icons

Why did Gryphon-Shifter combine <i>Monster Hunter</i> and <i>Pokemon</i>? Heck, why not? The distinct icon style works fantastically with the <i>Pokemon</i> from <i>Red</i> and …

How To Pick a Lock Using Nothing But Hairpins

You can learn the basics of lock picking from a GIF, but for a more nuanced look at the techniques required to actually get a lock open without the …

GIF Animations

Incredible Concept Art From The Most Amazing Sci-Fi Movie Never Made

Before we get into the concept art here, you've gotta watch the trailer for <i>Jodorowsky's Dune</i>, a new documentary chronicling the eponymous Chilean …

H. R. Giger

​The Video-Game People You Should Be Following On Twitter

If you’re into video games, you might also be on Twitter. But sometimes it can seem like there are too many people to follow. So much noise, so …

A Journey Through Bootleg Pokémon Games

JonTron has made a career out of playing terrible games so you don't have to. Which is great, because how else were we going to sit through these …

'The Great Kingdom' details the creation, success of Dungeons and Dragons

Fantasy Game Films released a trailer offering a first look at <i>The Great Kingdom</i>, a documentary about the origins of tabletop role-playing franchise Dungeons and Dragons.<p><i>The Great Kingdom</i> is about "the story of the people that created Dungeons and Dragons and how its success affected their lives and …

'Gritty' Illustrations Of Childhood Characters

This is a series of 'gritty' childhood pop culture characters by DeviantARTist Tohad. There's a whole bunch of them: Ronald McDonald, the …

Stroll Down One of the Fakest Streets in China

H&N? Hugo BGSS? And SFFCCCKS Coffee? Welcome to Wuxi city, which might be home of the phoniest shopping street in all of China.<p>The signs are located …

Every Futurama Character In One Giant Image

Note: Larger version HERE, but be sure to check out the artist's DeviantART page for a giant 5056 x 3576px version that will melt your face off like …

The United States That Might Have Been: Map Of Failed State Seccesions

Note: Larger, more legible version HERE.<p>This is a US map depicting the 124 states that could have been if every time a piece of a state tried to …

Watch one woman's face morph into many different faces with lighting

Your eyes might tell you differently, your brain might make you believe something else and that gut of yours will say you're right but you're not. …

Steam OS vs Windows 8 - Inside Gaming

Someone built a 3D printer inside Minecraft

When I first saw this video of a 3D printer within <i>Minecraft</i>, I was blown away -- but it was getting late, and I learned long ago not to publish at …

If you're into classic arcade games, check out Michael Mateyko and Hans Thiessen's "A F

Mario Fights Master Chief and Lara Croft, Kicks Their Asses

Some things are sacred to a plumber: Family, kingdom, honor. But few things are as sacred as power-ups. I pity the poor fools that try to mess with …

To Hell With These New Consoles, Give Me A Dreamcast 2

Maybe it's the constant barrage of Playstation and Xbox news. Maybe it's nostalgia. But right about now I could really get behind a Dreamcast 2, and …

PlayStation Exec Owns Two Wii Us, Loves the New Mario

We already knew he had one, but Shuhei Yoshida, president of Sony Computer Entertainment's Worldwide Studios, actually owns two Wii Us.<p>Last month, …

Nintendo experimenting with 'little experiences' on smartphones and tablets

Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime says the company is experimenting with "little experiences you can have on your smartphone or tablet," but mainly as a way to drive its customers and players back to Nintendo's own hardware.<p>In an interview with Seattle's KING 5 News, Fils-Aime …

Valve's SteamOS Now Available To Download; Linux Virgins Cautioned

Valve’s SteamOS is now freely available for download, but be warned that the installation procedure and general use is aimed squarely at the technically savvy for now.<p>SteamOS is based on Debian Linux, and is in part designed for streaming Windows-based Steam games to secondary computers– built by …

A mysterious law that predicts the size of the world's biggest cities

For the past century, an obscure mathematical principle called Zipf's law has predicted the size of mega-cities all over the world. And nobody knows …