Super Mario World is the key to parallel universes

This has to be the best example of the Many Worlds hypothesis by Hugh Everett, a theory that postulates that an infinite number of parallel universes exist thanks to quantum mechanics, with infinite versions of you doing infinite number of actions with infinite number of outcomes. Just like Mario here: » 2/26/14 1:16am 2/26/14 1:16am

The secret anatomy of toys and animated movie characters

I love the work artist/designer/mad doctor Jason Freeny. His Moist Productions shop has been showing us the fascinating humanoid anatomy of toys, animated characters and other objects for years. His new creations have reached new awesomely gross heights. Here's a collection of some of his masterworks: » 1/14/14 6:56am 1/14/14 6:56am

Super Mario Lamp Finally Makes the Pain in My Life Worth It

There is no way my parents could have known what a world of pain they were dropping me in by simply giving me the name Mario. It was 1984, and Mario was my dad's name. THEY COULD NOT HAVE KNOWN WHAT WOULD HAPPEN. But now all the Super Mario/Where's Luigi/ItsAMe/Wario jokes I've ever been the butt of are worth it… » 7/12/13 5:40pm 7/12/13 5:40pm

A Guy Made the Fire Breathing Piranha Plant from Super Mario Bros

If you ever thought real life should be more like the video games we play, you're not alone. At the very least, you definitely have an awesome friend in Caleb Kraft, senior editor at Hack a Day. He made a real homemade version of the fire breathing piranha plant from Super Mario Bros. It's incredible. » 5/10/13 9:00pm 5/10/13 9:00pm

Nintendo 3DS Boxes Will Contain Six Augmented Reality Cards for…

Along with the charger, manual and 3DS, Nintendo's next packaging will have a little something extra—six cards with popular Ninty characters' likenesses depicted. These aren't just for sticking on your fridge door, oh no no no. Hold the 3DS camera up in front of them when playing one of the bundled AR games, and… » 2/18/11 8:00am 2/18/11 8:00am