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  • February 21, 2014
    This is the Legend of Zelda inspired pizza made by denacem to celebrate the 28th anniversary of the Zelda franchise today (the Legend of Zelda was released February 21st, 1986). If you're an elephant, you may recall the Tetris pizza denacem made to celebrate its anniversary la... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2014
    This is the $18 Homer Simpson Mr. Potato Head Doll sold by Entertainment Earth (who apparently sell every kind of Mr Potato Doll ever). Sadly, he doesn't even come with interchangeable parts -- you only get what you see here. I'm not even sure he has a butt flap that opens so... / Continue →
  • January 10, 2014
    This is a $278,000 Hello Kitty pearl necklace. It was made with Mikimoto pearls to celebrate Hello Kitty's 40th anniversary next year. Can you believe she's turning 40? She doesn't look a day over six. Could you imagine wearing a quarter of a million dollars in pearls aroun... / Continue →
  • October 8, 2013
    This is a video from Porsche of seven 911's 'singing' Happy Birthday to celebrate 50 years of the model's existence. Skip to 0:55 if you just want to see the singing, because the first part is introducing all the models and the individual note each will be playing. It's, uh, ... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2013
    Because some people still dare to dream, a group of Doctor Who fans have created a petition to have the Empire State Building be lit 'TARDIS blue' (technically just regular-blue) to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the series on November 23rd, when we'll all gather around our ... / Continue →
  • June 5, 2013
    In other pizza news, this is the Tetris pizza made by denacem to celebrate Tetris' 29th birthday tomorrow (June 6th). Not a bad way to celebrate a birthday! Of course some cake and ice cream would be nice too, but whatever, it's not like the game ever gives me the straight st... / Continue →
  • January 7, 2013
    This is a set of official Legend of Zelda playing cards. Fun fact you probably already knew: Nintendo actually started as a playing card manufacturer all the way back in 1889. That's true. These Japanese-release only card sets were made to celebrate the 25th anniversary of t... / Continue →
  • September 7, 2012
    In case you live under a rock (or still use Ask Jeeves), Google put up a Star Trek themed interactive journey on their front page today to celebrate the 46th anniversary of the first episode's airing. So if you haven't already, go over to Google (permalink to interactive doodl... / Continue →
  • April 18, 2012
    In news that may blow some people's minds (and to commemorate the the 100 year anniversary of the disaster), authorities re-released these photos they believe depict the remains of one unfortunate Titanic passenger who came to rest near the stern. Wow, really hard to believe c... / Continue →
  • September 15, 2011
    That...is making my eyes water. This is an 18-minute trip (literally, some of the graphics are INTENSE) down Mario memory lane featuring a musical montage of tunes from Nintendo games featuring everyone's favorite plumber (unless your favorite plumber is the guy from Roto-Root... / Continue →
  • July 27, 2011
    Please, no 'the cake is a lie' comments. This is a very impressive looking 'Space Core' personality core cake from Portal 2 commissioned by Flickr users sharkhats, who were celebrating their 3-year wedding anniversary. It was created by Mike's Amazing Cakes in Redmond, Washing... / Continue →
  • May 25, 2011
    Because today's the 34th anniversary of the first Star Wars movie released in theaters (and there's more Star Wars shit on the internet than you could wave a glowstick lightsaber at), here's four posts of stuff in one. First, a Chewbacca bento box that could double as Cousin I... / Continue →
  • April 29, 2011
    Converse Japan is dropping two limited edition Chuck Taylors (black and white) to commemorate Mario's 25th anniversary as a plumber (and a crooked one too -- I think he stole the copper out of my walls!) No word on cost, but you know what they say: if you have to ask then ther... / Continue →
  • February 21, 2011
    That's right folks, today, February 21st, 2011 marks the 25th anniversary of everybody's favorite video game franchise. "Not mine, I hate those games." OH YEAH WELL I HATE YOUR FACE SO THERE. Such a f***ing Ganon. Including the original game's release on the Famicom Disk S... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2011
    Tuesday, January 28, 1986. I was only four at the time and didn't watch the launch on live TV like so many others, but I do remember learning about it soon after and the profound effect it had me as an aspiring astronaut. We live, we die, we learn. In remembrance of (clock... / Continue →
  • January 26, 2011
    Because I refuse to give robots the satisfaction of celebrating their victories (however small) on the actual day, the anniversary was yesterday. FINE -- I'M SLOW, OKAY?! 90 years ago yesterday the word 'robot' made it's first appearance, in, of all things, a Czech play. His... / Continue →
  • November 5, 2010
    Note: a couple more shots and a short video of the cake's special effects after the jump. That's right -- a cake with special effects. "On Saturday, November 5, 1955, Doc came up with the idea of the flux capacitor (which is what makes time travel possible) after slipping off... / Continue →
  • September 13, 2010
    That's right folks: today, September 13th, marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Super Mario Bros. And the rest, as you well know, is history. Ooooor a shit-ton of sequels. For over two decades, Super Mario Bros. was the best-selling video game of all time, before bei... / Continue →
  • August 17, 2010
    Do people still wear Dr. Martens? I have no idea. I couldn't be more out of touch if I cut off all my fingertips and didn't pay theAT&T bill. There's no phoning home now! Anyway, $135 Hello Kitty Dr. Martens: for the Corpse Bride in your life. Dr. Martens has teamed up wit... / Continue →
  • June 8, 2010
    Today, June 7th, marks the 25th birthday/anniversary of The Goonies' release in US theaters. That was 1985. I was four and still couldn't walk. But damn could I fill some Pampers! I'm talking shit oozing out the waistband. Twenty-five years ago, six kids (aided by one supe... / Continue →