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The Life Lessons of Super Mario Bros.

Within those hours upon hours of playing around with Super Mario Bros. we figured there must have been some sort of life lesson. We convinced our parents that the game was teaching us indispensable hand-eye coordination skills. But there was another hidden message that, unbeknown to us, would teach us all we needed to know for our adult years. The ...

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Vintage Money Bag Wallet

You can’t get much more authentic than this. These Money Bag Wallets are made of authentic old-timey vintage money bags. The same type of bag you can see thieves swipe from the back of an armored vehicle in those brand new “moving pictures” I’ve been hearing so much about. The product page warns that some of the bags do show ...

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Bald Dollars: Blame It On the Economy

You don’t need a degree in economic theory to feel the strain of the economy. Just check your mutual funds. Check your stocks. Hell, check your damn wallet. The strain is bound to make our hair fallout. Seems like our currency has felt it the most. Even the images of our forefathers are looking a little stressed out. Need some ...

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Laser-etched Currency

Scott Campbell has a laser-etching machine and a lot of cash to blow. Know how I can tell? The sonofabitch took a bunch of ones (c’mon, go for the Benjamins), stacked them up and cut them into various designs. I love the skull. The best part is the name he came up with for his series of art: Make It ...

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Shoot Hoops With Dwayne Wade For A Shot At $50,000

I’m not a huge basketball fan (NFL 4 LIFE) but I know a good player when I see one. Dwayne Wade? Yeah, I guess he’s OK. You know, he’s only like the fucking master of the universe when it comes to dunking. That’s why anyone stepping within 1000 feet of the Eastern Conference finals is going batshit right now. And ...

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Monopoly Package Redesign

Rich Uncle Pennybags is very pleased with this new Monopoly set designed by Andy Mangold. Look at the packaging, the card holders, the lines of hotels and such; it’s quite the work of art. I love the rustic look the box gives off of a traditional board game. You know, the kind before mass-produced plastic, etc. The final package is ...

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Now This Is How You Thwart Piracy

Cracking software and generating serial numbers is nothing new. But what happens when a developer catches on and decides to play fun with you? Such is the case with USB Overdrive X. Enter a stolen or pirated serial number and this message will be displayed by the developer. An excellent point is made here: the little guy is getting hurt. ...

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Shock and Awe: CD Sales Down, Digital Sales Up

Get ready for some news that will blow your fucking mind. Ready? CD sales are down. I know! Down? How could this be? The execs at Atlantic Records feel the same way. Seems during Q4, Atlantic Records had 51% of all sales come from non-physical sources like iTunes sales and ringtones. The New York Times found it “shocking,” so what ...

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Black Friday Apple Discounts

Black Friday is only two days away and unless you started camping last night, don’t expect to scoop up any of those doorbuster items. Luckily, every hipster’s favorite computer company will be offering rare discounts on hardware and the like. Apple will offer deep discounts ranging from $100 to $250 on Macbooks, Macbook Pros, iMacs and other computers. The more ...

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Three Penny Radio

If you love WHYY as much as I do and you’re down for a little DIY action, scrape three pennies from your sofa and try building this tiny radio. Full instructions are available and the electronics involved can be had at your local Radio Shack. There’s even instructions on how to make your own batteries out of vinegar and aluminum ...

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