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A Brief History of Console Video Games

In the first 30 seconds, this video takes us from Pong through a series of 1970s and early 1980s arcade games, then into NES versions of The Legend of Zelda and Super Mario Bros. In the remaining two and a half minutes, we’re treated to a wild ride of bleeping, blooping, and spastic visuals, [...]

Rémi Gaillard’s Elevator Prank

(Video Link) Although this starts out like a typical video by professional prankster Rémi Gaillard, it ends up being about a woman who tries to walk into another person’s house uninvited. How rude! -via Colossal | Gaillard’s Website Previous pranks by Gaillard: Pac-Man Runs Amok Mario Kart in Real Life Party Crashes Store Ska-Loving Kangaroo

Mario Kart Made Real

Now that’s 3D! For the upcoming Mario Kart 7 video game, Nintendo teamed up with West Coast Customs to create a real-life, drivable karts: Two life-sized replicas of the Mario Kart cars driven by Nintendo icons Mario and Luigi, working [...]

The Late Movies: Super Mario

I’m feeling a bit nostalgic, so tonight we have some clips inspired by Super Mario Brothers. Pop in a Weird Al CD, bust out those acid washed jeans and strap in for a night of Mario… Leading off, here’s a real life version of Mario Kart by French comedian Rémi Gaillard. While not solely Mario-based, here is [...]

The Late Movies: Geeky Tributes!

Geeks, nerds and dorks attend! Tonight for The Late Movies are a spattering of geeky tributes for your enjoyment. Know of a few others? Leave them in the comments section. Leading off tonight, is “Hail To The Geek” by Deaf Pedestrians. To the tune of “Hey There Delilah,” here is a tribute to everyone’s favorite former-CIA-turned-Phoenix-Foundation-Uber-Geek, MacGyver. Here’s [...]

Real Life Mario Kart Returns

(YouTube link) So do you remember that crazy French guy who violated all manner of laws and threw caution to the wind to play real-life Mario Kart back in ‘08? Well, it totally happened. And just like the game, IRL Mario Kart is apparently habit-forming. ‘Cause guess-a who’s back! Urban Improv of the Day: As promised, not-a-single-f*ck-giver [...]

Shopping Carts That Aren’t Shopping Carts

When is a shopping cart not a shopping cart? When it’s a car, a work of art, a mobile farm, or a piece of furniture. Here are some ways that creative folks have thought outside the cart corral when it comes to the typical grocery basket on wheels. A Grocery-Getter That Can Really Get Groceries Of course [...]

Modern Observations of Young People

Bang It Out posted this list of 55 “Random Thoughts of People Our Age” that contains a lot of true, yet funny things about the age of blooming technology, and the social awkwardness of living in that world as a blooming person. A few gems: #11. I think everyone has a movie that they love so [...]

VideoSift Clips of the Week

(Links open in a new browser window/tab) Golden Retriever Takes on White Tiger Cubs Isabella, a golden retriever and recently a first time mom, adopted these three white tiger cubs after they were rejected by their mother at the Safari Zoological Park in Caney, Ks. Link Interview with Cyberstalking Suspect goes Pretty Well All hell breaks loose when a local [...]