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  • April 7, 2014
    This is a brief video of Tetris being played on the 29-story Cira Centre building in Philadelphia. The game was orchestrated by Drexel University game-design professor Frank Lee and game designer Henk Rogers and played using hundreds of LEDs embedded in the building's windows.... / Continue →
  • May 31, 2013
    This is the custom Minecraft themed lawn chair built by Redditor kaptaingunner to be sold at a fundraising event. What kind of fundraiser? No clue, but I just bid a million dollars on it, so hopefully not one for the advancement of robot technology. In my mind it was cancer ... / Continue →
  • March 4, 2013
    Part of Interstate 79 was shut down in Harrison County, West Virginia yesterday afternoon after a mysterious LEGO spill obstructed one of the lanes. Go home Santa, you're drunk. When reached for comment, one local resident had this to say, "Hands down the most exciting thing ... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2012
    This is a German train bridge painted by street artist 'Megx' to look like it was constructed out of giant LEGO bricks. Sure it's not as impressive as a train bridge actually made out of LEGO blocks, but I imagine train passengers wouldn't be too thrilled about that. Except me... / Continue →
  • June 11, 2012
    This is small gallery of Nintendo characters (plus Pac-Man) made out of Rubik's Cubes. Allegedly all the cubes were solved into the color combination they needed to be, although I suspect they printed colored stickers and MADE them what they needed to be. Of course that's jus... / Continue →
  • June 11, 2012
    This is gallery of Middle Earth's Moria faithfully recreated to scale in Minecraft. No clue how long it took, how many people it took, or what they could have accomplished if they were doing something more productive, all I know is it's pretty impressive and I couldn't have do... / Continue →
  • October 10, 2011
    Remember that series of commercials for Sony's Xperia PLAY (the PSP phone) featuring Kristen Schaal? Well she's back with another one, this time Minecraft themed. Plus funny! Man, I just love Kristen's delivery. Plus Papa Johns'. AAAAAAAAH, I ate a whole pizza when I got h... / Continue →
  • September 13, 2011
    This is a video of tetromino trickster John Schuepbach building a (relatively) color-accurate Luigi in a game of Tetris. He ends up clearing 499 lines in the process though because, well, it isn't an easy one. Now I'm not saying I could have done it in less, because God and I... / Continue →
  • May 26, 2011
    Two researchers are developing an algorithm designed specifically to 'de-pixelize' 8-bit (and 16-bit) video game graphics in real-time into smoother, more flowing ones. This. changes. everything. No, no it doesn't -- but it does change the amount of time I'll spend playing ... / Continue →
  • February 9, 2011
    Tetris Link is a board game (if you can call it that) coming out later this year that combines everybody's two favorite things: the name Tetris, and the game Connect Four. The object is to get three of your pieces touching (think a really blocky ménage à trois), which will s... / Continue →