Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The grittiest Mario video clip you'll ever see, get Google's DIY virtual-reality kit for $8.99, 15 healthy lunch break strategies.
- 1980s cartoons would make great video games. Click here for a few standouts.
- If you're a fan of Mario Kart, this RIO u/2014/08/this-is-the-most-brutal-mario-parody-video-ive-ever-seen/">hilariously violent parody video needs to be seen to be believed. The Sonic takedown is particularly brutal.
- Here are this week's most inspiring Instagram snaps courtesy of POPSUGAR Health & Fitness.
- Google has restocked its bizarro Cardboard DIY VR Kits which can now be snapped up for US$8.99. The kit comes with the cut-out cardboard, lens, elastic band and the magnet. The kit is compatible with iPhone, Google Nexus 6 and Samsung Galaxy handsets. [Via OzBargain]
- Here are 15 tips from POPSUGAR Health & Fitness to make your lunch breaks a little bit healthier (and happier).
- Apple will reportedly show off the eighth generation of its flagship device on September 9. If you believe the rumours, the iPhone 6 will be one of the most dramatic updates in quite some time. Click here for the latest rumours.