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Super Mario Bros. theme played on wine glasses

This ultimate tribute to Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Toad, and Yoshi uses drinking glasses, pencils, and even a frying pan to play the iconic theme song.

By Apr. 16, 2014


Spider robot great for scaring arachnophobes

This six-legged terror from Japan's Kondo Kagaku can do a neat little staccato dance before it pounces.

By Apr. 8, 2011


On Pi Day, Japanese propose with 0.314-carat diamonds

Pi Day is also White Day, a second Valentine's. These bands are designed to reflect a love as eternal as 3.14159...

By Mar. 14, 2013


Oddly, Honda embraces V-10

A Honda V-8 may be dead in the water. But a V-10? That's another matter, Automotive News Reports.

By Oct. 14, 2008


A backflipping fighting machine

$1,200 and worth every penny

By Oct. 26, 2006


Japanese man calculates pi to 10 trillion digits

Working with a U.S. grad student, a man in Nagano, Japan, has calculated the value of pi to a record 10 trillion digits on a hacked-together home PC.

By Oct. 19, 2011


Battle robots prepare to take over the world (video)

Video evidence shows that Kondo robots are honing their fighting skills to defeat their human masters.

By May. 10, 2009


Bike with no brakes no prob for mini robot

Masahiko Yamaguchi's mini robot can balance itself while riding a bike just by moving the handlebars. Expect wheelies soon.

By Nov. 14, 2011


Turn your iPhone into a humanoid robot

Video from Japan shows how a hobbyist has turned his iPhone 3GS into a robot head and added a body.

By Jul. 29, 2009


Yamaha USB speakers now work with Macintosh (if you use Mac OS 9 and Audio Update)

Yamaha USB speakers now work with Macintosh (if you use Mac OS 9 and Audio Update)

By Dec. 23, 1999