His Name Is Not Mario

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SNAPSHOT | OSAKA, JAPAN: Mr. Quickman is the mascot for an Osaka-base shoe repair shop, which has been around for over 35 years. (Photo by Brian Ashcraft)


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Overkill Will Keep Shooting Until The Money Runs Out Overkill is what happens when Duck Hunt meets the cold, fiscal reality of the App Store.


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Overheat This Xbox And It WILL Catch Fire When working with wood for this particular piece, artist Ben Winfield decided against making something clichéd, like a breadboard or a chair. Instead, he made a replica Xbox console.

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The Annoying Song That's Plaguing Japan On March 11, the Tohoko earthquake and tsunami left the northeastern part of Japan in ruins. People were displaced, missing or dead. News coverage reported on the devastation. But what company wants to be the official sponsor of a calamity like this?

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American Censors Cover Up Dead Or Alive's Shameful Inner Thigh The Japanese box art for Dead or Alive Dimensions features Kasumi about to kick someone right in the face. The US art is similar, only it decides American teenagers are too vulnerable to handle a little inner thigh.

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This Game Boy Wasn't That Portable, You Know The very last model of the Game Boy was the Game Boy Micro. It was tiny. You couldn't just put it in your pocket, you could lose it in there. Now let's compare that sleek handheld with something from 1991.

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I've been feeling the sudden urge to go camping. I hated camping as a kid. We also went to Colorado, where my day is from, and I never caught any fish. Maybe I liked camping, but hated fishing? –Brian Ashcraft

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Manly_McBeeferton
Manly McBeeferton

I don't like fishing. Not ever since I somehow ended up getting a hook stuck in my forehead when I was a kid.

Never again, I say. Never again.