Nerdy Bits: Did ‘Dexter’s Lab’ Inspire ‘Big Bang Theory’?, Buy Your Own Bat-Mansion, Dr. Zaius Performs as Mark Twain and MOAR!

- 02-16-12Cool Stuff, Cosplay, Funny Videos, WTF? Posted by Luke Gallagher

Every day the internet produces an astounding amount of goodies and gems. Most hilarious, some amusing, but all worth at least a few seconds of your time. We here at Nerd Bastards try to bring you the best bits of news and nerdery the webz has to offer, with a bit of snark thrown in. But sometimes not everything makes the cut.

Monday through Friday we’ll be bringing you our inbox leftovers, our forgotten bookmarks, the nerdy bits that simply slipped through the cracks. You can submit items to Nerdy Bits by emailing us at nerdybits@nerdbastards.com

 

ABOVE: Completely impractical for fighting crime, but if you’re just wanting to look good and maybe catch the eye of your own Nightwing, this Batgirl latex ensemble should do the trick. [FashionablyGeek]

 

Because apparently devoting hours upon hours to World of Warcraft online isn’t enough, now spend hours playing some of the longest board games all steeped in Word of Warcraft-iness. [Geekologie]

 

This is some awesome Phantom Lady (Stormy Knight) cosplay from Riddle. [TDW]

 

This hi-res image of The Lizard from Toy Fair gives us one of our best looks as the big, green menace yet. It’s a Diamond Selects bust courtesy of Cool Toy Review.

 

Check out this uncanny comparison between the casts of The Big Bang Theory and Dexter’s Laboratory. My mind is blown! [Slashfilm]

 

Looking for some new digs? This Batman-themed mansion is up for sale at a measly 2.7 million. Come on, if you have aspirations of becoming a nigh time vigilante that’s chump change. And you’ll need a cool place to bring back the ladies and hide the entrance to your secret underground lair. [BleedingCool]

 

John Hodgemen presents a gift to the internet, Dr. Zaius performing as Mark Twain. Yes, you read that correctly, and yes it is just as wonderful as you’d imagine. [ToplessRobot]

 

Watch this video and be amazed at the intricate sculptures this guy can create with a chainsaw! These Star Wars woodcarvings decorate Yoda Riglet Park, and introductory snow board course for young padawans at Burton and Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort. [ObviousWinner]

 

I think we’ve all reacted a little irrationally from time to time, especially while playing any of the frustrating Zelda games. I can totally relate to Link, you’d think you get out such important information a little quicker dying dude, sheesh. [Dorkly]

 

I’m so happy floppy disk drives are having a resurgance as musical instruments. Check out this video and watch eight of them perform the theme from Pirates of the Caribbean. [Geekologie]

 

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