I asked attendees at L.A. Cosplay Con what drew them to the characters they chose. Here’s what they said.
The insanely addictive puzzle is 40 this year. Happy Birthday!
Super Nintendog, Cheetos Kitty, Punk Rock Pup, and more bizarre looks from the Intergroom 2014 creative grooming and feline fantasy challenges.
Plus a genius who combined bacon and sushi, 10 reasons Meryl Streep is queen of everything, and one thing you probably didn’t know about Super Mario.
Featuring the hilarious “official trailer” for Alfonso Cuarón’s IKEA, a dark, gritty new take on Super Mario, and Jean-Claude Van Damme’s incredibly cool ad for Volvo Trucks.
Here’s proof that some ‘toons were just meant to have facial hair.
What are Mario’s overalls made of? Denim denim denim.
…in comic form, at least.
Seriously, artist Fernando Reza is making us hate Mario.
All those hours weren’t wasted after all.
Our favorite Guild actress couldn’t pass up the perfect photo op at E3.
If only real-life commuting could be this delightful.
When mom says to clean the bathroom like the Queen of England is coming, you should do it.
All you want to do is travel from Point A to Point B; don’t let getting all your stuff together be the thing that holds you back.
Some of these lifehack-slash-DIYs are simpler than others, but all of them save good things from a trip to the landfill. And no, mason jars aren’t on this list.
A stylish centerpiece, necklace, and artichokes?! Don’t throw your old lightbulbs away. Repurpose them.
Mind blown (with great music).
It’s been three months since you resolved to start drinking more water in 2013. Follow this hack to drink more water, you shriveled up prune, you.
Do you feel a thrilling jolt anytime you pierce paper with a stapler? Does nothing feel better than an ultra-smooth Pilot pen rolling languorously across your Moleskine? Here’s some art you might really appreciate.
These are surefire ways to get you SO many Facebook likes.
You don’t need an outdoor space to grow plants. Promise.
Artist “Red” Hong Yi is making a new food-painting every day in March. (Although it’ll be really hard to top the dragon made entirely of dragon fruit.)
At Brooklyn Craft Camp, there are more pop-poms, paper flowers, and Project Runway winners (read: one) than you’ve ever seen in your life.
Harvard makes a very pleasant hat.
This gelatinous treat shouldn’t be relegated to school cafeterias and Grandma’s dubious Jell-O salad. Discover new ways to enjoy this childhood staple.
Sometimes an odd touch is what takes a room from dull to designer.
Designer Mike Joyce has just released Swissted, a book of 200 tear-out vintage rock posters he’s reimagined. SO MUCH HELVETICA.