It Turns Out the Straight Line Isn't the Most Useful Tetris Piece

If someone asked you what the most coveted Tetris piece was, you'd instantly say the straight line, right? After all, you're always building your stack to leave a thin gap down one side so that when a straight piece does fall, you can clear out four levels at once. But in real life, at least thanks to this multitool,… » 3/24/14 4:20pm 3/24/14 4:20pm

Make an Awesome First Impression With a Tetris-Playing Business Card

In a time when business cards seem more obsolete than ever, more and more people are coming up with fantastic ways to modernize them. And no one will probably make a better first impression than Kevin Bates, who created this business-card-sized Game Boy clone called the Arduboy that's just 1.6 millimeters thick. » 3/03/14 2:20pm 3/03/14 2:20pm

Wear This LED Tetris Tie To Any Job Interview and You're Hired

Navy robotics engineer Bill Porter designed and built this fantastic Tetris-playing LED tie in a mere four hours to impress a roomful of eighth graders. But the wonderful LED light show that automatically plays Tetris on its own should impress anyone who's ever had to kill time at work, and didn't have access to… » 6/26/13 3:01pm 6/26/13 3:01pm

Playing Tetris in Stop Motion Chalk Art Is A Lot Harder Than You Think

Tetris, a game we all spent many a years playing in the back of classrooms, on the top of toilets and so forth, has never been played like this. Artist Chris Carlson created a 3D chalk art version of Tetris and played a quick round of the puzzle game. It's incredible how detailed it is, you feel as if you could just… » 4/09/13 7:00pm 4/09/13 7:00pm

Run For a Better World, Stack Some Blocks, and Crazy Pandas are Crazy

Running's good for you. Running and jumping between buildings, not so much. I guess if you're trying to save the world, and it's free, and an app, it's okay. If saving civilization seems like too much pressure for a Friday, you could snuggle up with some Tetris, or make a panda puzzle friend. Plus, if you're going see… » 12/09/11 2:00pm 12/09/11 2:00pm