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Dark Super Mario Videos

#Videos: Mario fan videos take the loved video game to the dark side

There have been many attempts to take loved kids’ video games and turn them darker. In most circumstances, the results are...
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The best Apple Store employee name ever

Who could possible be more qualified to talk about Apple’s primary smartphone competitor than a specialist named “Sam Sung”? It’s a...
Avatar of Sal McCloskey Sal McCloskey
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Two geek abominations

Abomination: A thing that causes disgust or hatred. A feeling of hatred. In the world of geekness, there are few things...
Avatar of JD Rucker JD Rucker
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A 4-armed robot with a mohawk playing the drums

Sometimes, a video or story requires an introduction based upon the content itself. In this case, we’re better off just presenting...
Avatar of Connor Livingston Connor Livingston
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Since the rebellion, R2D2 has fallen on tough times

As the only true survivor of the entire Skywalker saga, the noble robot R2D2 watched the rise and fall of Anakin...
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Firing in a social media world

The latest Joy of Tech comic from Geek Culture hits many people in today’s economy close to home. It’s all fun...
Avatar of Scarlett Madison Scarlett Madison
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A valid question about bank transfers

There are certain financial events that seem to happen online instantaneously. When we buy something with a credit or debit card,...
Avatar of Rocco Penn Rocco Penn
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O’Brien out at Mashable

And just like that, he’s gone. In an unfortunate April Fool’s Day misunderstanding, Conan O’Brien did not buy Mashable from Pete...
Avatar of Lorie Wimble Lorie Wimble
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The best of Google’s 8-bit April Fool’s Day maps

Google has become one of the biggest pranksters every year for April Fool’s Day. Over the years they’ve put out several...
Avatar of Connor Livingston Connor Livingston
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In 1925, the view of 25 years into their future was epic

If looking ahead 25 years were easy, we’d have flying cars and hoverboards. Unfortunately, it’s pretty challenging to predict the weather...
Avatar of Lorie Wimble Lorie Wimble
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Having a Rovio executive for a husband must be degrading

When Rovio CMO Peter Vester appeared at a ball last December, his wife,¬†Teija Vesterbacka, came in a dress that awkwardly “paid...
Avatar of Scarlett Madison Scarlett Madison
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Different shades of grey… or not

Optical illusions are often fanciful diversions that keep us keen to the fact that our own minds can not only be...
Avatar of Connor Livingston Connor Livingston
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90s kids in 45 years

If you ask older people today, many would use phrases of disappointment akin to “weeping for the future” or “I don’t...
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Ancient Computers

House of the Rising Sun, ancient computers version

The term “ancient” is relative and unfortunately I can remember using many of the machines in this video, but compared to...
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Double Rainbow

Skyrim’s Doublerain Bow

Skyrim is, of course, a hugely popular game. It’s immense in scope and the manhours it took to put it together...
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Poltergeist

It’s no wonder people are afraid of technology

Technophopia is not the fear of old dance music. It’s the fear of anything using advanced technologies, particularly computers. It’s not...
Avatar of Connor Livingston Connor Livingston
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Japanese Condiment Remover

Japanese Condiment Remover: Another Example of Amazing But Useless Technology

Have you ever spilled ketchup on a table and wished there was a way to pick it up in its current...
Avatar of JD Rucker JD Rucker
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