The Super Mario Bros. theme sounds great on a 1000 year old Chinese instrument

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Music on Wednesday 26 February 2014

Nope, that’s not a miniaturized evil fortress she’s holding. It’s actually a Chinese musical instrument called a ‘Sheng’. And though it was invented thousands of years ago – and we only learned of its existence a few minutes ago – it can dish out beats straight from the 80s, specifically the ‘Super Mario Brothers’ theme. […]

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Nerdy goodness: pixel sweatshirts by Drew Wise

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Fashion on Wednesday 8 May 2013

You know that moment when you connect with a stranger on a deeply nerdy level when you both realize you played the same Pokemon Blue Version Gameboy game growing up? Well get ready. As soon as you walk out your door with this nerd magnet on, it’s going to happen a lot more often. These […]

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Minimalist Nintendo game posters

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Design on Sunday 20 January 2013

San Francisco-based Adobe designer Ty Lettau designed these minimalist video game posters with the intent to see how little information is needed in order to recognize these iconic Nintendo games. How many of these games can you identify?

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Nintendo Cartridge Hard Drives

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Design on Tuesday 15 December 2009

Etsy seller 8BitMemory turns old NES and Super NES cartridges into external hard drives, great for any geeky manchild in your family. The really cool Legend of Zelda 640GB drive is sold out, but he’s got plenty more to choose from.

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