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A Fully Functioning Nintendo Game Controller Coffee Table Designed After the Classic NES Controller From the 1980s

Functioning NES Controller Coffee Table

Logan Miller of MillerWoodshop has created an impressive and fully functioning NES game controller coffee table designed after the classic Nintendo Entertainment System controller from the 1980s. The table, which is available to purchase online from Miller’s Etsy store, comes equipped with a built-in retractable cable for plugging into any original NES console.

This table was built to scale with the original NES controller. This fully functional controller’s buttons have been tuned up for easy play. A heavy coat of clear polyurethane has been added to protect the table from scratches or rings from a glass. It’s a great item for children and adults. The NES coffee table has a modern style and a retro feel. It also comes with 6 spacers that have matching gray paint and gray felt on top and bottom of the cylinder shaped spacers.

Functioning NES Controller Coffee Table

Functioning NES Controller Coffee Table

Functioning NES Controller Coffee Table

Functioning NES Controller Coffee Table

photos via MillerWoodshop

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Conan O’Brien Takes His Associate Producer Jordan Schlansky Coffee Tasting

On a recent episode of Conan, host Conan O’Brien took his associate producer Jordan Schlansky to Intelligentsia Coffee for a coffee tasting after Schlansky bought an unauthorized espresso machine for the office. O’Brien questions and mocks Schlansky about his coffee preferences as Intelligentsia employees talk about their roasting and tasting process. O’Brien has a history of picking on Schlansky in past segments on the show.

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‘The Silver Age of Comic Book Art’, A Beautiful Hardcover Coffee Table Book Celebrating Classic Superheroes

Silver Age

The Silver Age of Comic Book Art is a beautiful hardcover coffee table book by graphic designer Arlen Schumer that celebrates the classic work of legendary artists like Jack Kirby, Carmine Infantino, and Steve Ditko. The Silver Age of Comic Book Art is currently available via Amazon.

Some of the greatest comic book artists of their generation, who created some of their greatest work during The Silver Age of Comics (circa 1956-1970). They not only drew definitive versions of the medium’s greatest characters — including The Flash, Batman, Captain America, Superman, Thor, Green Lantern, Spider-Man, Dr. Strange, Green Arrow and more — but set trends in the art of comic book storytelling.

Silver Age

Silver Age

Silver Age

Silver Age

images via Arlen Schumer

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Illumaphone, An Electronic Instrument Built From Stolen Coffee Cups That Uses Light to Play Notes

The Illumaphone is an electronic musical instrument hand built by New York-based software engineer Bonnie Eisenman from six stolen coffee cups that uses spatial and light recognition to produce sound. The instrument is played a bit like a theremin, with the musician waving their arms around to manipulate the notes.

Illumaphone

Illumaphone

Illumaphone

images via Bonnie Eisenman

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Timbuk2 x Blue Bottle Travel Kit, A Coffee-Making Kit That Fits in a Travel Bag

201Timbuk2 x Blue Bottle Travel Kit

Timbuk2 and Blue Bottle Coffee have collaborated together to create the Timbuk2 x Blue Bottle Travel Kit, a portable coffee-making kit that includes everything needed to make Blue Bottle coffee on the go. The kit includes Blue Bottle coffee beans, a Porlex coffee grinder, Bonmac dripper and filters, two enamelware cups, and matching felt cup sleeves. The kit comes in a Timbuk2 travel bag that includes compartments for all the items.

Timbuk2 x Blue Bottle Travel Kit

Timbuk2 x Blue Bottle Travel Kit

images via Blue Bottle Coffee