MIT Students Hack Building, Play Tetris [VIDEO]

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Over the weekend, students at MIT hacked a building on campus and made it play Tetris -- a seemingly novel idea, but one that is actually close to 20 years old.

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Students commandeered the Green Building (building 54) on Friday night, which is home to the MIT Earth and Planetary Sciences department. "MIT hackers have long considered 'Tetris on the Green Building' to be the Holy Grail of hacks, as the side of the building is a wonderful grid for the game," according to IHTFP, an MIT blog.

However, as commenters noted in a post on BostInno, Brown University beat MIT to the idea by about 12 years. Delft University in the Netherlands also pulled a similar stunt in 1995.

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Still, as college stunts go, it's better than goldfish swallowing or phonebooth stuffing.

What game do you want to see played on the side of a building? Sound off in the comments below.

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