Real life Tetris by Michael Johansson

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Wednesday 26 March 2014

Swedish artist Michael Johansson sure knows how to keep things organized. This guy takes ‘a real-life Tetris approach to both public and fine art’ by grabbing just the right objects to fit into tight spaces. And while there’s a few everyday objects, some of Johansson’s work contains heavy duty speakers, shelving, televisions, and even cars […]

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One-man acapella version of Tetris theme by Smooth McGroove

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 6 September 2013

Max Gleason, aka Smooth McGroove, is a former music teacher who quit his job to pursue his lifelong dream, to make a capella covers of popular video game themes. And it looks like he made the right decision. Aside from a full head of silky, smooth hair, this guy has the talent that is quickly […]

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Psychoblocks: even Tetris now abides by the laws of physics

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Tech on Tuesday 4 June 2013

Thanks to the magic of modern technology, my childhood favorite pastime, Tetris, just got a cool new twist. I remember the rush of navigating the falling blocks with the arrow keys of my Gameboy. I remember twisting the game this way and that as if the game might have a sense of motion and follow […]

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Tatrad Bamboo shelving units inspired by Tetris

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By Gerry Mak in New Products on Friday 27 January 2012

Brave Space Design has come out with a series of modular shelving units inspired by Tetris. They’re made out of sustainably grown bamboo.

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Tetris Sofa by Stefano Grasselli

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By Zolton in New Products on Saturday 18 September 2010

Designer Stefano Grasselli has taken his obsession for Tetris to a new extreme with this stylish, functional, re-arrangeable sofa that teases the instincts of the arcade game fan in all of us.

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Torus

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By Gerry Mak in New Trends on Friday 7 May 2010

I sent this 3D Tetris-like game to my mathematician friend. He replied with this joke: What’s non-orientable and lives in the sea? Mobius Dick.

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Jungle Magic

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By Gerry Mak in Cool Websites on Monday 21 September 2009

Jungle Magic is a great flash game that scratches that itch for people who love games like Tetris and Connect Four. The sound effects are particularly satisfying.

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Stackle

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By Gerry Mak in Cool Websites on Friday 12 June 2009

Stackle is a flash game where you have to stack pieces as high as you can before they all come tumbling down — sort of like Tetris mixed with Jenga.

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Bubble Breaker

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By Gerry Mak in Cool Websites on Friday 22 February 2008

Here’s another addictive Flash game that combines Tetris with the primal urge to burst bubbles. Scratch that itch, we know you want to. [see also a real life version of Tetris] [more about Bubble Breaker]

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