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Joey Hi-Fi's Weirdness Rodeo

Welcome to the Weirdness Rodeo - wonder and strangeness, courtesy of Joey Hi-Fi. 
You can follow Joey on Twitter at @JoeyHiFi and admire his work here.

There is an 8-bit game based on the cult bad film Manos: The Hands Of Fate!

13 books that have been either banned or 'contested' in America. Includes The Lorax, Where's Wally and... a dictionary!? [The Week]

The Curiosity rover has found water in a surface sample from Mars! [NASA]

Conan O'Brien plays vintage Atari video games - including the infamous "E.T.". So awesome. [YouTube]

Just discovered this bizarre piece of Nintendo Folklore. Secret 'message' in Super Mario Galaxy artwork: 'UR MR GAY' [Destructoid]

Richard de Nooy shares excerpts from Queer Africa, a short story collection. [Books LIVE]

A BBC reporter mistook a ream of paper for his iPad while giving a report on police drunk tanks. [Geekologie]

The monster movie documentary "Men In Suits" looks fascinating! What a cast of amazing characters & actors! [Live for Film]

A montage of Ellie swearing from "The Last Of Us" video game. Kinda sums up my everyday routine... Especially the line: 'Holy Shit... I'm actually outside'. A rare treat in my profession.[YouTube]

In 1977 a British TV channel was hacked by someone claiming to be a space alien called ‘Vrillon’. [Kernel]

'"The Polish Knight Fight League" - A sort of Medieval Fight Club. [cut to a Clegane brothers training montage] [Geekologie]

"Tasha's Reignbow Pony Plugs". How can I put this delicately. They're My Little Pony-inspired butt plugs. Er. NSFW. [Topless Robot]

The classic James Bond theme started as the song "Bad Sign Good Sign" - part of a failed musical. [Huffington Post]

Dad makes beautiful geek culture themed laser-cut alphabet blocks. From A for Ada Lovelace to Z for Zardoz. [Geekosystem]

"Seusstastic Park" - Custom made Jurassic Park / Dr. Seuss Mash-up Toys. Grinchasaurus Rex! So amazing. [Sillof's Workshop]

Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston reads his favourite erotic fan mail aloud. [YouTube]

Indiana Jones' Temple Of Doom monkey brain cake. [Geekologie]

Humans have invisible stripes called "Lines of Blaschko". [io9]

Hellblazer's John Constantine is getting a TV show. The series will be helmed Daniel Cerone & David S. Goyer. Hopefully this won't be a World War Z type scenario, where they disregard the source material. [Comics Alliance]

Ron Swanson's ghost! Portraits from the National Beard & Mustache Championships. [This is Colossal]

Stumbled upon this awesome custom made toy & packaging: GI Joe-style "Battle Babies: Coptorilla" [Justin Gammon]

Prog Rock album + William Shatner = "Ponder The Mystery". The album cover would give Photoshop nightmares. [Topless Robot]

Listening to the Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon soundtrack. Riffs on Terminator & other 80s/90s sci-fi films. [YouTube]