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…Super Mario knows how to play chess?

Super Mario Chess

Though Super Mario didn’t arrive until more than 500 years after the invention of chess, the union of the two still seems like destiny.

The Super Mario chess set from USAopoly lets you battle for control of the Mushroom Kingdom with 32 hand-painted playing pieces, including Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Yoshi, Bowser, Goombas, and more.

[USAopoly – Super Mario Chess via Retro Thing]

…Nic Case’s car is fast?

World's Fastest Remote Controlled Car

Nic Case’s world record setting car cost him $4,000, has all-wheel-drive, has no brakes, makes 11-horsepower, and features a carbon fiber chassis.

Oh, and it’s controlled by a remote, and sits just a few inches off the ground.

Recently, the custom creation was clocked at 161mph on the track, though Nic’s confident that with a few tweaks, he can easily break the 200mph barrier.

Just don’t expect to buy one of these at your local Radio Shack!

[Via: Popular Science]

…Billy Mays has been CubeeCrafted?

Billy Mays CubeeCraft

Bring Billy Mays back to life with this custom CubeeCraft from Liz Lukens.

The paper doll can be made by just printing the pattern and then following the instructions, which include cutting along the dotted line and then folding and poking everything together.

But print now and we’ll DOUBLE your Billy Mays! Just pay shipping and handling.

[Billy Mays CubeeCraft]

…Planes need more lights?

LED RC Plane

What does a remote controlled airplane that’s been covered in 30 meters of LED lights (1,800 individual LED blubs) and then flown at night look like?

A little something like this: