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Nintendo's True Role In Modern Gaming

Looking back, I really feel as though people don't give Nintendo enough credit. Although the organization may not be the industry titan it was in its glory days, it still stands among the most powerful, beloved, and renowned organizations in video games. Nintendo's cultural significance - both now and in the past - simply cannot be denied.

No Joke, These Artists Are Bananas

As children, these artists were clearly never told not to play with their food. Apparently, they ran out of canvas and tradional sculpting material, so they used whatever they could get their hands on. Namely, bananas.

CHOBi CAM Cheese Takes Real Gouda Photos

Next time you ask your photographic subjects to “say cheese,” do your bit by flashing a CHOBi CAM Cheese Mini Digital Toy Camera from Japan's JTT Online Shop. The tiny, cheesy (but in a good way) digicam records images on a removable microSDHC memory card, allowing users to download and save their snaps for posterity.

Supersonic Dog Toy 'Hear Doggy' Martians: Product Review

... It was love at first sight between Nukkles and the Martians, but I was not sure it was love at first listen. So, I put them to the test...

Google Building More Hardware

Google will build a game console, smart watch and more devices based on its upcoming version of Android, bringing the mobile OS to a wider variety of platforms in an effort to make its place on the hardware scene.

Undertale Is Putting A New Spin On Role Playing Games

Undertale isn't your ordinary, run-of-the-mill RPG.. Each creature you come across will have its own personality, and its own motives beyond 'attack the player.' Consequently, each foe you do battle with can, at the end of the fight, either be killed or spared. It's the player's choice

The Freeloader Keeps Parents On The Move When Little Legs Get Tired

The Freeloader is a child carrier with a twist. Unlike traditional carriers, which are made basically just for babies, the Freeloader can hold a child of up to 80 lbs. It fits on the adult like a backpack and has a lightweight, fold-down seat at the back.

Riding The Stone Wave In Your Microwave

Historically the invention of the microwave made cooking a whole lot faster and easier, even is all some of us do is nuke leftovers, frozen dinners, and popcorn. With the Stone Wave you can add to your repertoire of microwave cuisine almost as easily. The specially designed stoneware pot allows you to cook food in a healthy, low-fat, and -- best of all -- fast way.

The Evolution of Function to Form

Everything is created for a purpose, regardless of whether that purpose is useful or pointless. But when 100 or 1000 identical things come together, they bring about a new purpose no one had ever imagined, and art emerges. English artist Laurence Poole understands and manipulates the evolution of everyday things into art that intrigues and inspires.

The Internet Games Database Is Now In Closed Beta

Most of you likely know of the Internet Movie Database - or IMDB - for short. It's one of the most comprehensive sources of movie information online, covering everything from actors to production crews to reviews. It also purports to cover video games, but that's not its primary focus. Soon, it may not need to be a focus at all: a project known as the Internet Game Database is now in closed beta. 

Headless Animal Stools Add Body(s) To Any Home Décor Scheme

Sure “Headless Animal Stools” would make a great band name but they make even greater ottomans and end tables, assuming your idea of room décor is more than a little weird.

Students At Duke University Are Playing PONG With Their Minds

"Grandfather of modern gaming" may not be PONG's only legacy. Not for long, anyway, as a new one is quickly taking form. At Duke University, PhD student David Schwarz has added a new layer to the legendary game: brainwave control.

Making Music Out Of Trash: Landfill Harmonic Orchestra

Much has been made over the past few centuries of the amazing quality of the stringed instruments created by the Stradivarius family. Speculation still rages about exactly how the amazing instruments were made. However, there is a new contention for the most valuable instruments out there. They are the instruments belonging to a group of young musicians from Paraguay who perform together as the Landfill Harmonic Orchestra. Their instruments are made from the trash that they live with every day.

Rethinking The Cloud In A Surveillance State

With the recent NSA surveillance leaks, is the cloud still such a great solution for businesses in order to store their emails, documents and contacts? When it's your turn to come up with that next great invention, will you host your own data?

Give Crusty Classic Universal Studios Monster A Makeover, They Will Bring It To Life! IT LIVES!

The Wolfman, Frankenstein Monster and Mummy scared the heck out of 1930’s movie goers, but if you can update your favorite to 2013, Universal will bring your horrible creation to life!

Zipzicles Let You Create Your Own Unique and Healthy Ice-Pops

As adults most of us give up on ice-pops, writing them off as sugary kid treats that will only add unwanted pounds to our already un-beach-ready bodies. Zipzicles allow you the freedom to create your own ice-pops out of whatever you want.

Wearing Your Heart on Your Art

Some art theorists say that art is a reflection of self, but Lisa Nilsson takes that a step further with her anatomical art made entirely out of curled pieces of paper. Her one-of-a-kind style takes a new look at the world that beats beneath our skin...and for the record, it's more than paper-thin.

Japanese Fast-Food Chain Serves Up Surf & Turf On A Bun

Cheeseburger or Shrimp Burger, which one should I get? Why not both! The “Shrimp Exquisite Twin Burger” from Japanese fast-food restaurant chain Lotteria aims to satisfy those who long for the surf but also love the turf.

Mao Cerveza! China's 8 Coolest Beers

China is the world's largest beer market with over 500 breweries straining to slake the thirst of a billion potential imbibers. With production surpassing the 50 billion liter per year mark in 2011 – double that of the USA – one might expect at least a little variety among the flood. We're glad to state that this is indeed so, and our countdown of China's 8 coolest beers proves it.

LG Announces Mass Production of Flexible Screens

Bendable displays for phones and other small devices have been rumoured to be in the pipelines for awhile now. The wait may soon be over, however, as LG's display division is planning to begin rolling out bendy screens starting later this year.