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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOVE: This is a mounted zombie head hunting trophy from artist Andrew Martin of Monster Caesar Studios. The trophy is available for $400, but it’s worth. It will ensure those in-law family dinners will end quickly. [Monster Caesar Studios ]
Star Wars inspired wedding ring. It’s 1 part Vader’s respirator and 1 Lightsaber hilt. With this ring, I thee force choke. [Geekologie ]
This special edition, full-scale replica of Batman’s cowl from The Dark Knight measures 18″ tall and includes a pedestal display stand. It also $395, but it’s totally worth it. Especially on those nights when you ask the misses “I know it’s weird, but tonight…can you be Batman?” [FashionablyGeek]
This is Musha the pug Boston Terrier. Musha just had surgery and is wearing a dog cone fashioned into a Death Star to make her feel powerful than she can possibly imagine. I think we all know where the exhaust port is. [HoboHiatus]
This awesome Hunger Games cake would be Capital-grade approved, if not for the whole mockingjay thing. [ThatsNerdalicious]
Give a man a robot, you’ll make him Asian for a day. Teach a man to make a robot, he’ll be Asian for life.
After 10 years of building giant robots, 49-year-old Chinese artist Zhu Kefeng has finally opened his Transformers theme park, Mr. Iron Robot, in Jiaxing City, Zhejiang Province.
Zhu has been working on various robot commissions for around a decade, building sculptures from recycled metal parts from cars, motorcycles and old machinery. His work on Mr. Iron Robot began in 2010, and now what used to be an abandoned factory is a park with over 600 Transformers-themed sculptures. [TDWGeek]
Artist Kara Setkiewicz has some R2-D2 TOMS in her Etsy store right now for anyone that’s interested in some astromech droid toe warmers. Each shoe is custom made to order. [Incredible Things]
Gay geeks are out there and they are awesome. Here’s run down of the pros and cons of dating one [Gay Comic Geek]
YouTuber ParanickFilmz recreates the second trailer for Chris Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises entirely in Lego.
When Legoland is ashes, minifig Batman has minifig Bane’s permission to die [geektyrant]
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