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How To: Crochet Your Own Bowser Shell For A Pet Turtle

It's ever turtle's dream to be big and tough like Bowser. And now, thanks to this guide from Squirrel Picnic, you can make your own little Bowser …

17 Times 'Pokémon Snap' Was Too Adorable For This World

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' launched with much excitement, and with some …

SCHOOL BACKPACKS

<b>SCHOOL BACKPACKS</b><p>Pick up Question Mark, Bowser or Green Mushroom at I Am Gifts<i>.</i>

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Latest<p>Funko's Batman and Batgirl Cereals Have Pop Figure Prizes Inside<p>Funko 17 hours ago<p>Funko<p>The Final Weekly Shonen Jump x Uniqlo T-Shirts Are …

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Back to the future: Preserving the history of video games

In an industry constantly focused on where it's going, one group set out to preserve where it's been.<p>Video games aren't made to last.<p>The vast majority of floppy disks aren't readable by today's computers. Hardly a year goes by before another online game disconnects its servers, closing its doors to …

Legend of Zelda Music Rings

This is a great design concept for fans of The Legend of Zelda video game franchise. Christian Griffin's rings show the musical notation for popular …

Super Mario Bros. Level 1-2 In 3D With More Realistic Sound Effects, Brick Breaking, Explosions

Remember the first level of Super Modern Mario Bros.? Probably only vaguely or not at all, which is why I just linked to it. And we're back with …

Transform Your Photos Into 1990s Sierra Games

Because your selfies aren’t that attractive anyway.<p>I was supposed to be writing this story 30 minutes ago, but then I got caught up playing with an app that I was supposed to be just “testing.”<p>The app is called Belowrez (and it’s free). By Adam Mathes, Belowrez is basically a pixel filter, a way to …

Donkey Kong

Nintendo's iconic mascot first appeared in this 1981 arcade classic. Originally named "Jumpman," he hopped barrels and climbed ladders in an effort to rescue "Lady" from the giant ape.

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27 Tumblr Responses That Are Too Clever For Their Own Good

About 0.4% of the world's population has a genius level IQ of 140 or better. Every single one of them is on Tumblr.

10 Bizarre Wikipedia Pages That Will Make You Quit The Internet Today

By Ted Pillow,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/11TBSmR<p>I should not use Wikipedia while drinking.<p>We all know that drunken Wikipedia always starts …

20 Great Insults from Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

There are some great lines in this list. Can you identify which books these insults came from?<p>"If your brains were dynamite there wouldn't be enough …

“Pastafarian” wins right to wear strainer on government ID

<b>Lukas Novy claims that his Patsafarian faith means he is forced to wear the sieve at all times.</b><p>It’s not the first time a government has recognized the religion’s sieve-sporting practices<p>Liz Fields<p>August 2, 2013 9:02pm (UTC)<p>In some countries, cooking is like a religion. In the Czech Republic, it …

Life of a Stranger Who Stole My Phone, Tumblr Blog Uploads Photos From Stolen Phone in Dubai

A German tourist’s phone was stolen about four months ago on a trip to Ibiza, Spain, but the thief, Hafid, didn’t delete the Dropbox app or disable …

Whimsical Scenes Created with Real Fish Heads

Parisian contemporary artist Anne-Catherine Becker-Echivard does a little more than play with her food. The artist's ongoing body of work, known as <i>Les Temps Modernes</i> (translated as <i>Modern Times</i>), presents whimsical scenes featuring actual fish heads, which she later eats. In each eccentric frame, …

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8 Bafflingly Strange Plastic Surgeries

Everyone's beautiful on the inside, but that's probably just what ugly people say. To truly let the beauty out, sometimes you have to go under the …

Modified Treadmill Desk Browses the Internet Only as Fast as You Run

Treadmill desks may make you healthier, but you have to possess the self-discipline to keep them turned on. Brian Peiris modified his treadmill desk …

Haters may be psychologically predisposed to hate, at least according to new research reported at Smithsonian Smart News. Scientists were able to determine subjects’ baseline attitudes about the world around them, and it turns out that, even without specific emotional triggers, we all fall somewhere on a spectrum of “everything sucks” to “everything is awesome”. So do like the video below instructs, and shake them haters off*. They might not be able to help it. *I went way back in the Texas hip-hop vault in the back of my mind for this one.

<b>Haters may be psychologically predisposed to hate</b>, at least according to new research reported at Smithsonian Smart News.<p>Scientists were able to …

Excellent goals from an eight-year-old

This list of third-grade goals is presented by redditor Elbostonian as the work of his eight-year-old son. It's a rather ambitious document, but …

UCSF study shows gaming makes you cognitively younger (video)

A slew of negatives plague video games -- Peter Pan Syndrome, hyper-violence, camping -- but their youthfulness could do just what Nintendo's <i>Brain Age</i> promised: improve elderly brain function. Over four years, researchers at the University of California, San Francisco had a group play a custom game …

A father's story: Each generation of gamers has its own 'classics'

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>I fancy myself a connoisseur of classic games. I’ve always wondered what it is about them that draws me in. I certainly enjoy newer games, but I like the old …

The Beatles Bio

No band has influenced pop culture the way the Beatles have. They were one of the best things to happen in the twentieth century, let alone the …