Go Play Super Mario 64 In Your Browser, Right Now

Remember Super Mario 64, the game that made your childhood, and probably introduced you to 3-D gaming? Well, it's back. And you don't need to go digging around in the attic to play it. » 3/30/15 2:00am Yesterday 2:00am

This Lego Mario Brothers Lamp is the Geekiest Way to Spend $2,200

Let's say that you've got a spare two grand stuffed in a shoebox under your bed, and you want to put it towards something really useful. No, not paying off a credit card bill, or getting your car serviced — you want to blow that on a Mario Bros lamp made out of Lego. » 9/23/14 10:30pm 9/23/14 10:30pm

Baby Got Back + Super Mario Mashup Is a Speedrun of 90s Nostalgia

If you were a kid in the 90s, you probably remember two things: Super Mario, and that song about big butts. Well, here they are, together at last. It was a mashup two decades in the making. [Digg] » 6/21/14 5:05pm 6/21/14 5:05pm

Super Mario Song Played on Wine Glasses Sounds Just Like the Real Deal

If you listened with your eyes closed, you'd think this was just a video of someone playing Super Mario Bros on a vintage Nintendo. But there's not a controller in sight. Just 48 wine glasses and a frying pan. Dan Newbie of YouTube, you're a maestro of the kitchen. » 4/19/14 9:00am 4/19/14 9:00am

Do Not Let Super Mario Out Of Your Sight, He'll Destroy Your House

Ever wonder what Super Mario does when he's not running across your screen kicking Koopa Troopas? Filmmaker John Huffnagle shows us what everyone's favorite plumber might do if left alone in your house. Long story short: Don't let Mario out of your sight. » 4/05/14 7:30pm 4/05/14 7:30pm

This Centuries-Old Musical Instrument Sounds Exactly Like Super Mario

Listen to this young girl playing her sheng, a Chinese instrument invented thousands of years ago. The woodwind may be ancient, but the sound is pure 1980s nostalgia—it's the Super Mario Brothers theme, right down to the sounds of Mario collecting coins and mushrooms. Amazing! » 2/22/14 12:00pm 2/22/14 12:00pm

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

New Era Introduces Caps Celebrating Your 8-Bit Heros

New Era is traditionally known for its hats featuring logos of professional sports teams. But starting in Japan the company is introducing a Super Mario Bros. line featuring characters from the well-loved games represented as 8-bit sprites. Everyone from Mario, to Luigi, to Koopa is represented, in caps ranging in… » 4/16/13 12:20pm 4/16/13 12:20pm

How To Make Gigantic Glowing, Flying Art on the Cheap

Imagine you're walking home from a bar tonight. You look up and there's a bright, glowing, 250 square foot Super Mario flying above you. You'd probably think someone had slipped you something, but no, it's just our friend Mark Rober from NASA having some fun. » 6/07/12 11:00am 6/07/12 11:00am

Do Fire Flowers Still Work In This Awesome Super Mario Aquarium?

We're completely blown away by Redditor jennyleighb's amazing Super Mario Bros.-themed aquarium. But we can't help but wonder why when going to all the trouble of recreating these tiny structures and characters they didn't choose one of the underwater levels instead? » 5/29/12 5:40pm 5/29/12 5:40pm

Stop Motion Super Mario Bros. World 1-1 Still Misses That Damn Flag…

The best part of YouTube user ConnorRWilson's faithful stop motion reproduction of World 1-1 from the Super Mario Bros. isn't that it's all made from paper. Or that they even animated the flashing version of Mario when he's invincible. » 5/24/12 9:20am 5/24/12 9:20am

Epic Gaming Bathroom Desperately Needs a Warp Pipe Toilet

Don't get us wrong, we're totally blown away by Photobucket user gpinzone's retro gaming-themed bathroom that incorporates elements from Super Mario, Donkey Kong, and Pac-Man. We just can't help but feel they missed a fantastic opportunity to turn the throne into a functional warp pipe that sucks down more than just… » 4/30/12 4:00pm 4/30/12 4:00pm

How To Build a Lego Super Mario Question Block To Power-Up Your Weekend

Chris McVeigh's Lego creations are some of the most impressive out there, and since he shares his plans, you can construct them yourself. McVeigh's latest is a Super Mario-inspired build, which is simple enough that even a Lego novice can get in on the fun. » 3/09/12 1:40pm 3/09/12 1:40pm

Touch Sensitive Coin Block Lamp Will Eventually Pay For Itself, Right?

Given they provided Mario with an unending supply of currency during his quests, I'm going to assume this interactive replica of the game's coin blocks do the same in real life, and aren't just limited to authentic sound effects. » 2/25/12 5:00pm 2/25/12 5:00pm

Daily Desired: Pixelated Mario Cushion From Japan's Club Nintendo

The U.S. version of Nintendo's reward program, Club Nintendo, never seems to have quite the same caliber of awesome schwag as the original Japanese version. Items like the Wiimote TV remote that was never available here, and now this pixelated 8-bit Super Mario throw cushion. » 10/22/11 8:00pm 10/22/11 8:00pm

The $2 iPhone App That Lets You Read Twitter Like You're Playing a…

It may not have as much functionality as Tweetie, but does your Twitter app let you jump through a tweet timeline like you're playing a Mario platformer? For $2, you're getting a Twitter client and Game Center-enabled game. » 10/20/10 7:00am 10/20/10 7:00am

Nintendo Celebrates Mario's Birthday With Red Wiis and Gaming Boxsets

This month marks the 25th anniversary of Super Mario Bros., and in good form Nintendo has painted Wiis red and rereleased Super Mario All Stars in a cherry red boxset. Itsa Mario time! » 10/07/10 11:05am 10/07/10 11:05am

Mario Protects His iPad With A Case Like This

I was hoping that putting my iPhone into one of these Super Mario cases would make it magically grow and turn into an iPad, but no such luck. These are just regular iPad cases—they just happen to look great. » 9/22/10 8:20pm 9/22/10 8:20pm

Customizable Super Mario Live Wallpaper For Android

This might just qualify as the most wonderful thing I've seen all day: A customizable Super Mario live wallpaper for Android devices. It works on Android 2.1 (and up) and looks crazy fun. Check out the video and you'll see. » 6/28/10 9:18pm 6/28/10 9:18pm

Mario's Still Fun, Even Ultra-Simplified, Extra-Pixilated 8x8 Form

Before listening to the explanation for this project, I couldn't figure out what was going on, but once I realized that the 64 flashing squares on the Arduino-powered display would let me play Mario, it was time to get supplies. » 3/11/10 10:40pm 3/11/10 10:40pm