Speedrunner transforms Super Mario World into Flappy Bird without hacking tools

Old-school video game console hacking reached new levels of ridiculousness this week, as speedrunner SethBling has transformed Nintendo’s 16-bit platformer Super Mario World into a Flappy Bird clone without assistance from pre-programmed tools.

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Pakistani man freed by Taliban tweets details of his story

Pakistanis have been riveted by Shahbaz Taseer and his wife Maheen’s accounts of his captivity and release

A Pakistani man who was held by the Taliban for nearly five years before being abruptly freed this month has described on social media the moment he was reunited with his wife.

Pakistanis have been riveted by Shahbaz Taseer and his wife Maheen’s accounts of his captivity and release.

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