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Geeks In Love Take Super Mario To The Next Level

We're no stranger to the geeky wedding proposal. We've seen our share, from the incredible to the oops-turns-out-it-wasn't-true kind. But that being said, we're total suckers for that classic Nintendo game, Super Mario, and any proposal that incorporates the travels of a cheeky little Italian man is a-okay....

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Relive Your Father's Glory Days With 'Dads: The Original Hipsters'

Hipster dogs, hipster mermaids, hipster babies... everybody with a pair of Ray Bans and some cheap beer wears the hipster label proudly. But, lest we forget, let's think back to the original hipster. Not long ago there was a man with so much facial hair that he could play Salvador Dali's understudy. A man with shorts he could turn the heads of flaxen bicyclers blocks away. A man with a tight t-shi...

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'What If You Lived At Ikea' Is 375 Sq. Ft. Of Pre-Packaged Home

Living in Ikea would be a lot like living at home, except the furniture is already built so there's none of those tiny wrenches and missing screw stuff to deal with. Oh yeah, there's also the fact that they seem to think people can live totally comfortably in under 400 square feet of space with minimalist household tools. Would it work? Is it comfortable? That's the theme behind Christian Gideon's...

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Jose Duarte Does Infographics In Real Life

The average person comes across 200 infographics a day. Just kidding - that's not a real statistic, but the point is that these bite-sized nuggets of pretty knowledge are everywhere. Whether discussing the history of rickrolling or just trying to figure out itself (how meta!) you can pretty much find an infographic on every website. It's pretty exhausting. So, we were thrilled to find Colombian...

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Shiba Inu Puppy Cam Puts The D'aww In Monday

Okay, guys, brace yourselves: it's Monday. That means we drag ourselves from the cozy warmth of our cocoon-like beds and proceed through the special torture that is putting on pants, drinking disgusting coffee and sitting in traffic for hours just to be confronted with days worth of "urgent" emails. But there is one thing to be happy about this Monday and that's Shiba Inu puppy cam. After all, ...

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Snowball and Pepper Take-on the Treadmill and Hearts Everywhere Smile

Cats don't need exercise. They're perfect just the way they are. But for some reason these little guys can't help but be totally enthralled with the treadmill. And it makes sense if you think about it. While we might be all motivated, going for the run of our life, getting healthy, getting in shape and buff, to a cat the treadmill is a totally foreign contraption. Humans, on a moving walkway insid...

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Bloggers Meet Their Maker at 'Worth A Thousand Words'

Blogging ain't easy. You've gotta stop everything you're searching for on the big wide Internet. You've gotta open your Tumblr and log in. You've gotta sit there and type. And imagine if you want to include a photo - geez! What are we, Superman? It's a tough process that's often spoken about, but so few understand. Enter 'Worth A Thousand Words... A Photoblog.' This lively Tumblr breaks down th...

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Nerd Alert: Happy 50th Anniversary, Space Travel!

50 years ago we humans officially spread our wings and jumped into the great space race, floating and soaring high up in the sky, making-out with aliens and riding the tails of shooting stars. Well, not all of that happened, but Soviet Cosmonaut (coolest job ever) Yuri Gagarin did go down in history as the first man to leave Earth's orbit. Now, to celebrate this amazing feat in outer space hist...

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Pugs in Shoes and Hats Get a Style Lesson From Tom Ford

What is it about pugs that captures the Internets attention and captivates us like no other pooch? Is it the smush face? The sad eyes? What? Our new favorite hand-held fuzz balls are getting a little help from fashionisto Tom Ford for a course in Gentlemen 101. It's not just that the quotes are fantastic or true, and they are, but it's the whole package. Those demure little furry legs enjoying ...

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Urlesque Goes SXSW -- Be a Part of Our 2nd Annual Scavenger Hunt!

Urlesque is headed back to beautiful Austin, Texas for 2011's South By Southwest (or SXSW) festival. After listening to some awesome music, we're going to geeking-it-up at the Interactive conference and, just like last year, we need your help! While we're stuck in conference halls and panels, we'll be relying on you party people and Urlbots in attendance to help us track down the coolest p...

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