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It only took 29-years, but someone has discovered yet another unlimited 1-Up glitch involving a magic beanstalk in the original Super Mario Bros. game. Before watching the video, note that you must beat the entire game once before this glitch even becomes possible. Continue reading for the video and a tutorial.

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Did you know that Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto wanted Mario to ride a dinosaur since the very first game? Unfortunately, the technology to have a player be able to activate and hop onto another character wasn't possible at the time, as the NES just wasn't powerful enough. However, Yoshi finally became a reality in 1990 (1991 in the US). Continue reading for five more cool things you may not have known about Nintendo's Mario franchise.

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Mario Kart 8, unlike its predecessors, features HD visuals and a focus on anti-gravity sections, allowing racers to drive on walls and ceilings. It also has local and online multiplayer modes for up to twelve racers, along with a new feature, called Mario Kart TV, which allows players to use Miiverse to share clips from their races. Product page. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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The Chinese sheng is a mouth-blown free reed instrument consisting of vertical pipes. It is one of the oldest Chinese instruments, with images depicting its kind dating back to 1100 BC, and there are actual instruments from the Han era that have been preserved today. Continue reading to see a talented musician play a piece from the original Super Mario Bros. game.

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Mario Kart fans rejoice! One company has unveild 'Crazy Cart XL', a real-life Mario Kart that can spin and skid around corners just like its Nintendo cousin. It's battery-powered and can reach 17mph while turning on a dime, thanks to a special control handle. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Let's face it, Nintendo is not in the best shape right now, financially, but they're only a game and / or platform (mobile) away from roaring back. During these past few decades, some of the company's most iconic characters, like Mario, Kirby, Link, and more, have changed quite a bit, here is their evolution. Click here to view the first image in this week's WINS gallery. Continue reading for a viral video explaining exactly why we get nervous.

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Super Mario Bros. has been highly influential, popularizing the side-scrolling genre. In 2005, IGN's poll named it as The Greatest Game Of All Time. The game also sold enormously well, and was the best-selling game of all time for approximately three decades, until Wii Sports took that title. Continue reading for more cool and interesting facts.

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Most 13-year-old girls are busy with schoolwork or gossiping about people, but this one requested a Super Mario Bros.-themed bedroom. So, her proud dad - Reddit user Carpenter75 - went straight to work. Yes, there are even buttons scattered around the room that play sounds from the original "Super Mario Bros." game. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of pen drumming masters.

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Ever wonder what the original Super Mario Bros. would look like with modern graphics? If so, then look no further than this video by YouTube user "Deloix". As a matter of fact, a first person version may already be in the works, or so we can dream. Continue reading to see why it's already received over 300,000-views in just a few days.

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Geeks have become so fascinated with the math behind the princess being in another castle that one person even used it as a yearbook quote - not to mention there is a mathematical equation that supposedly exists explaining it as well. Continue reading to see more.

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