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  1. We Moss Say, We’ve Taken A Lichen To These Geeky Terrariums

    In Which We Make A Terrible Pun

    I like home decor that makes guests do a double take. At first glance, you see a typical coffee table item, but upon further inspection, there's a little something for geeks in the know. Etsy shop Moss Love Terrariums deals in such goods. Made by Jacie Anderson-Coovert, these frond-filled vignettes feature some pop culture favorites. Click through for a small crop of them.

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  2. Game of Thrones Intro Done in the Style of Super Mario Is the Bob-Omb [VIDEO]

    Winter Is Coming

    This Game of Thrones/Super Mario World mashup by YouTuber NicksplosionFX is, to quote my close personal friend Darth Vader, most impressive. To fully understand exactly how impressive impressive is, hit the jump and watch the side-by-side comparison of NicksplosionFX’s version of the Game of Thrones intro to the real one.

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  3. Geek Chic Headphones & Sunglasses Will Make You The Envy Of All Nerds

    eye candy

    Ketchupize is a design studio based in Athens, Greece.  Their work immediately caught my eye while surfing Etsy recently and since I'm both a nerd and have a sunglasses obsession, I basically want them all. Items range from about $40-85 depending on the style of headphones or glasses/sunglasses and feature designs from Doctor Who, Adventure Time, The Walking Dead, My Little Pony, and more!

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  4. Super Mario Bros. Theme Song Played on Wine Glasses and a Frying Pan Will Make You Feel Like You’re on a Cruise Ship

    Cruise like you're in Bowser's castle.

    Whatever it is you're doing, just stop for a few minutes and check out Dan Newbie playing the Super Mario Bros. theme song with a couple of pencils on 48 wine glasses filled with tap water. The frying pan percussion is also an especially nice touch.

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  5. Game of the Year: Telltale Games’ Super Mario Bros. [Video]

    Bloody Good Fun

    Look, Luigi, your year had to end sometime. Don't take it personally. This short by Dorkly brings us the unholy mashup of Super Mario and The Walking Dead. Somehow, this combination strikes me as even more emotionally traumatic than the original. I'd still play it.

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  6. Part 3 Of Tohad’s Reimagined Childhood Series Is Badass… When It’s Not Completely Terrifying

    That kind of describes Tohad's, aka Sylvain Sarrailh's, previous illustrations as well. Badass: Baby Mario riding Yoshi into battle. Terrifying: Tohad's take on Rugrats, behind the cut. It will haunt your nightmares. Consider this your warning. Previously in Reimagined Childhood
    • Part 1
    • Part 2

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  7. Please Enjoy This Young Musician Playing The Super Mario Bros. Theme On Her Chinese Mouth Organ

    it's time to play the music

    "Is that the Tower of Barad-Dur?" my boss asked after I showed her this video. A common mistake, but no, this is a sheng, an ancient Chinese instrument whose existence was unknown to me until ten minutes ago. I would like to petition for more sheng-based video game soundtracks.

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  8. Your Childhood, But More Badass (And A Little Scary)

    Our Adorable Past

    French illustrator Sylvain Sarrailh may make you think you're remembering childhood wrong with his series of "BADASS" character designs. Some may make you laugh, others may make you cry, but part of me is curled up in the corner rocking back and forth saying, "Can't sleep, clown will eat me."

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  9. Build A Super Mario Cat Condo So Your Furry One Can Rid The World Of Goombas

    Do Try This At Home

    We previously posted a cool Super Mario Cat Complex Etsy user CatastrophiCreations put together. It was a subdued piece that worked a little nerdy fun into your home decor. Redditor collinferal took inspiration from that creation and decided to go a more traditional route when building one for his friends' cats. Take a look at how it was done.

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  10. How to Make Your Own Star Wars, TARDIS, and Mario Holiday Decorations… Out of Lego

    Do Try This At Home

    Chris McVeigh has a website full of Lego building guides, including lists of all the parts you'll need to put them together yourself. And, naturally, links to where you can purchase any missing pieces, either through him or Lego themselves. It's not Christmas morning with out Some Assembly Required, or some new ornaments, so make sure to check out his site for the full guides.

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  11. Nerdy Backpacks And Purses For All Your Adventuring Needs

    And Now For Something Completely Different

    Etsy user Ivana von Pepolina has created some nerdy bags for when you're traveling - through Hyrule, a portal, or even time and space.

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  12. Mario Fights Link In An Awesome Live-Action Martial Arts Video

    Hey! Hey! Link! Hey! Listen! Link! FINISH HIM.

    It's not every day you get to see a neatly choreographed fight scene between two classic video game characters. Well, it wasn't every day -- now it might be, because we want to watch this video by EMC Monkeys over and over again for the rest of our lives. The special effects alone are worth checking out, trust us.

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  13. DIY Doctor Who Gallifreyan Blinds and Super Mario Backsplashes

    Make your house look bigger on the inside.

    Geek craft blogger and friend of Geekosystem Kristy GD will cover all of your geek home improvement project needs. If your place is a little bare, why not decorate with the Doctor's name? (Written in Gallifreyan only, of course.)

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  14. When You Cross Ninja Turtles and Super Mario You Get Teenage Mutant Koopa Troopas, and It’s Great

    Plus Daisy O'Neil, Luigi Jones, and more.

    YouTuber James Farr has taken two beloved franchises and put them together in this lovely animation. By combining Super Mario Bros. with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Farr gives us a look at something like the alternate 1985 from Back to the Future II, but with less gambling and fewer mommy issues.

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  15. Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” Performed In Mario Paint Composer [VIDEO]

    this exists

    Ok. That's impressive. Are you following The Mary Sue on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Pinterest, & Google +?

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  16. Luigi Rides The Chicago “L” Train For Nintendo Promotional Event

    "They pull a mushroom, you pull a Fire Flower! That's the Chicago way!"

    Mario might have pioneered the platformer game genre, but today his brother Luigi's on a different platform: he's riding a special train on Chicago's Brown Line. Nintendo is promoting New Super Luigi U and the "Year of Luigi" with a specially decorated green train, a decked-out station, and appearances from the character himself.

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  17. My 1UP Italian Wedding: Super Mario Inspired Wedding Photos

    Awwwwww

    Dressing up like a plumber for your wedding photos might sound uncouth, but these geeky couples pull off the Mario look pretty well! These photos hail all the way from the Mushroom Kingdom Valencia, Spain. ¡Felicidades! See the rest of the adorable photos at When Geeks Wed! (via When Geeks Wed, photos by Fandi.es)

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  18. Things We Saw Today: Composite Superman

    Things We Saw Today

    Redditor morphinapg smooshed together the faces of Christopher Reeve, Dean Cain, Tom Welling, Brandon Routh, and Henry Cavill, and not in the "now kiss" way. (via io9)

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  19. Things We Saw Today: Star Wars Rebels Concept Art

    Things We Saw Today

    Yup. That's Star Wars, alright. Thanks to Star Wars Celebration we also know what the new Star Wars Rebels logo will look like. More at Club Jade.

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  20. Coran Stone’s Fan Art Mixes, Mashes, & Updates Classic Genre Characters

    eye candy

    Coran "Kizer" Stone has a vivid imagination that includes viewing the Scoobie Doo gang as Ghostbusters, a Tintin/Dick Tracey team up, and as you can see here, a military-esque Princess Peach. I'm loving these alternate histories. Check out all that, plus a redesigned Wonder Woman, Carrie Kelley, and a whole lot more...

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