The Goron Cushion Doesn’t Help The “Lazy Gamer” Stereotype

From over 20 years of playing video games, I can tell you that just sitting down or laying on the floor and gaming is hard work! Sarcasm???….. Oh well, apparently a Japanese company also found the process to be SO INTENSE that they created the above contraption for people who want to sprawl out and game, but don’t want the hassle of holding something up, you know, ’cause holding stuff is for suckers!  The invention is a cushion called “Goron,” which in Japanese is a reference to lying down. And that’s ALL you have to do: climb in and lie down. Continue reading “The Goron Cushion Doesn’t Help The “Lazy Gamer” Stereotype”

Design Fails the USB Tentacles for $25K in SNES Games & Finished Them – WIRed #25

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Whenever my life gets be so down, I know I can go down…wait a minute!

This week’s SILVER edition of WIRed features failures in architectural desgin, a USB tentacle device from ThinkGeek, $25,000 worth of EVERY North American SNES Game, and some awesome finishing moves in pro wrestling. Also, I sing a little bit…   Continue reading “Design Fails the USB Tentacles for $25K in SNES Games & Finished Them – WIRed #25”

God-Awful Architectural Design Decisions. WOW…

The Stairway to Nowhere…

I’ve covered some of my favorite aspects, buildings, projects, and feature in the world of architecture in the course of the 1.5 years of writing content for The PractitioNERD, but now it’s time for something completely different.  What about the works of architectural design that are not quite up to snuff? You know, architecture and design that’s not that good? OK, I’m talking about architectural design that reeks of complete sucktitude (that is a word; I’m ALMOST sure of it).  Check out more terrible, horrible, and lazy architectural design decisions in the collection of images after the break.   Continue reading “God-Awful Architectural Design Decisions. WOW…”