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This Week in Crave: The we-can't-hear-you edition

Too busy trying to recover your vuvuzela-damaged hearing to keep up with Crave all week? Here's what you missed while you were filtering the din.

Too busy trying to recover your vuvuzela-damaged hearing to keep up with Crave this week? Well, listen up, futbol fans; here's what you missed while you were filtering the din from your broadcasts--and your brain.

• Everything you ever wanted to know about E3 2010 (and hopefully weren't afraid to ask).

Now that's what we're calling a chess board. TeamHassenplug.org

• Give us a pacifier, stat; more creepy kid bots from Japan!

• Find out the real identity of that hot WoW night elf.

• Monster Chess is monster awesome.

• These boots were made for walking (and charging phones).

• From old printer cartridges to a sustainable bike path.

• Now boarding in the All Nippon Airways terminal: a Gundam jet.

• And you thought real butterflies were beautiful...

See anything we missed? Send all those great story tips to crave at cnet dot com. And be sure to shout so we can hear what you're saying!