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Things We Saw Today: Dad Smashes All Of The Taunts In Super Smash Bros.

Show me your moves!

Watching this video reminds you just how many Super Smash Bros. taunt animations involve spinning around and flailing your arms. The best thing about this is that he’s totally a good sport and having fun with it! (via The Daily Dot)

  • Architect Jeffrey Pelletier told Houzz that he did what many of us only dreamed about as kids: amassed a collection of about a quarter million pieces of Legos. And, in keeping true to kid form, they’re all stashed away in his family’s basement in 189 drawers. Of course, if there’s ever an earthquake and everything spilled out, the basement would become a deathtrap for barefooted people. (via Kotaku)
  • You all know that person. Some of you may even be that person. But Mallory Ortberg over at The Toast reminds us why some of us really dislike the Q&A section of a panel. Personal fave? “This question has two parts, neither of which have anything to do with the other or the subject at hand. Also, this question has four parts.” (via Boing Boing)

pan's labyrinth gloves Over on Reddit, user k80k80k80 knit some absolutely creepy yet completely adorable gloves based on the Pale Man from Pan’s Labyrinth. Eye really admire the eye for details. You see what eye did there? Say eye. The eyes have it! EYES! (via Fashionably Geek)

  • Recently, Instagram updated their app to allow emoji hashtags. According to their official engineering blog, they’ve also been using this hashtagging data to try to “define” each emoji based on other hashtags alongside. It’s a pretty insightful look into how emoji’s taken over a lot of language in texting. (via The Verge)
  • If you somehow missed all the news coverage it seems to be getting on U.S. networks, the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a bouncing baby daughter today. If a lot of the pomp and circumstance around this royal birth confuses you, The Daily Dot has written up a handy guide for you to check out.

That’s a lot of stuff. What’d you see today?

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Jessica Lachenal is a writer who doesn’t talk about herself a lot, so she isn’t quite sure how biographical info panels should work. But here we go anyway. She's the Weekend Editor for The Mary Sue, a Contributing Writer for The Bold Italic (, and a Staff Writer for Spinning Platters ( She's also been featured in Model View Culture and Frontiers LA magazine, and on Autostraddle. She hopes this has been as awkward for you as it has been for her.