Arts & Design

7-Foot Throne Made Out of Famicom Cartridges

I’ve debated building a shrine to the NES for years now, but I’ve never actually gotten around to acting on the idea. Spotted over at the Super Potato retro gaming store in Akihabara, Japan, this 7-foot tall throne was made entirely out of Famicom cartridges, creating an apt shrine for the gamer who demands to be the king of his ...

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Bacon Lampshade

It’s a lampshade, made out of friggen’ bacon. You got a problem with that? Take it up with PETA. If you’re anything like us, this shade would already be half-eaten, with the other half just about ready to slide down our greedy gullets. Wait a second… was that bacon raw….. ? Oh well… om nom nom. If you don’t like ...

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If Video Games Were Real Life…

Sometimes realism isn’t exactly what we want in our video games. We want to escape, not be hassled by the reality of… reality. Cracked.com hosted an awesome Photoshop contest, encouraging� their users to come up with ways to make video games just a tad more realistic, hence somewhat less playable. Some of the results were absolutely genius. Here are a ...

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Double the Pleasure: Scrabble Board with Double the Amount of Squares

True Scrabble geeks know that a game can never last long enough. Before you know it there’s no more room to create new words, the scores are tallied and BOOM, you’re named the winner, as usual. But us Scrabble junkies demand a more in-depth experience. This Extra Large Scrabble board is equipped with 441 squares, compared to the standard 225. ...

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Han Solo Carbonite Desk, I Love You (I Know)

Even at his most perilous moment, Han Solo refused to tell the Princess how much he loved her, but I have no shame in admitting my undying love for this awesome Han Solo in Carbonite Desk. Yes, that’s right, I am in love with a piece of furniture. How awesome would it be to walk into your boss’s office and ...

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Mona Lisa Made Entirely of Discarded Motherboards

Sure, it might not be the largest Mona Lisa ever made, but who needs size when you’re made of the geekiest material ever devised, computer hardware. The Motherboard Mona Lisa is made entirely of discarded hardware and currently sits in the lobby of the Asus headquarters in Taiwan.

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LED Dress is the Coolest Prom Outfit Ever

If I was a chick there would be no competition.� Not only would I wear this dress to my prom, but every single one of my bridesmaids would be decked out in 24,000 LED bulbs. Created by two designers in London for the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, the LED bulbs of the Galaxy Dress are diffused by ...

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The Queen’s Dirty, Geeky Secret

What happens in Buckingham Palace, stays in Buckingham Palace. How does the Queen keep a lid on her geeky little secret? All she has to do is remind her guests that, technically, she can still order a beheading. Match point! So, now that we actually know what happens behind those palace gates, I’d love to know the Queen mother’s handle. ...

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