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The University of Utah is stepping up as the first big sports school to offer scholarships for competitive video gaming. Pasty high school students everywhere are telling their parents “I told you so…”. Backing comes froth Salt Lake City schools video game development program. The first “varsity” esports team will play League of Legends...

Props to Google for having a bit of fun with their Google Maps. Click on this link to play Ms. Pac-Man in Google Maps (once there click the ‘Insert Coin’ button in the lower left corner of the screen). Good times playing Ms. Pac-Man in your local neighborhood! ...

Warner Bros. Interactive and LEGO Group started working on LEGO Worlds last year as a competitor to Minecraft. The game studio Traveller’s Tales developed the game (same as LEGO Star Wars) and is now available for the PC (via steam), Xbox One, and PS4. About time and sure to be awesome.   LEGO Worlds is an open environment of procedurally-generated Worlds made entirely of LEGO bricks which you can freely manipulate and...

If you can’t get your kids to eat radishes you might have to think outside of the box. This gadget transforms radishes into Super Mario mushrooms. The Ravanello Radish Shaper ($19) is a pretty cool gadget but it does take a few steps to crank out these mushrooms.    ...

This Cell Phone Lock-Up Cage is a goofy take on trying to get our dinners, hang outs, and meetings back to some semblance of normal. You know, when people made eye contact and actually talked to one another. Some kids have never fully experienced this, ha. Scary right, no texting, phone calls, or games for a few minutes. This cell phone jail locks up the phones for a set time and has some funny audio effects...

MacBook Pro Lemmings Touch Bar

As with most of our posts… they are short. We get right to the point and show you things that we think are cool. In this case the new MacBook Pro can play Lemmings on the Touch Bar. I have to run to the Apple Store now because I am sold.

I am always amazed at how far the old game of cornhole has come. Cornhole keeps popping up at backyard bbq’s, tailgates, and more. Wouldn’t it be great if you could have the game in your pocket? Well, it turns out you can with QuarterHole, a tiny version of the original game that uses quarters instead of beanbags. These guys even created versions with your favorite college team, beer logo, etc… Finally, after weeks of trial & error, Juan tried using something...

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If you are a Marvel fan or a cosplay nerd the Marvel Legends Iron Man Helmet ($79.99) might be up your alley. The helmet is designed to look just like the one from the movie at a 1:1 scale. It has glowing LED eyes, a magnetized faceplate, and three sound effects just like the original Iron Man Helmet. Video after the break.

Nintendo has just released details on their latest gaming console, the Nintendo Switch. The Nintendo Switch is a hybrid mobile and home gaming console. The Switch Console is a thin screen about 7-inches in size. When you are at home and have access to a bigger TV screen you can put the Switch Console in the Switch Dock. Rumors say that the Switch will take both cartridge style games and digital content via download. The Switch controller can be used independently or clicked...

Say hello to Cozmo, a tiny toy robot that behaves like no other. Cozmo ($179) has a one-of-a-kind personality that evolves as you spend more time with him. He gets bored, he gets curious, he goes exploring. He comes with Power Cubes for interactive game play. The Power Cubes are used for games of speed and skill. There is also a charger that Cozmo drives on and off of. Video of Cozmo after the break.