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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: Because those days of being a Star Wars nerd and a perpetual virgin are long gone. Geeks are cool! But we still need to safe, and wrap it up. Which is why these Star Wars condom packaging designs are genius. Though, I can’t see Lucasfilm signing off on them anytime soon. [ObviousWinner]

Russia admits to Zombie development.

Precise details have not been revealed but previous research has shown that low-frequency waves or beams can affect brain cells, alter psychological states and make it possible to transmit suggestions and commands directly into someone’s thoughts. Mr Putin said the technology is comparable in effect to nuclear weapons but, “more acceptable in terms of political and military ideology.” Okay, start your zombie apocalypse training now. [Geekolgie]

All right, I know what I’m doing all weekend wating for the next episode of Game of Thrones. Check out more pages at NerdApproved, like a maze where you help Arya escape King’s Landing.

Remember a while back when people in Detroit were campaigning for a  statue of Robocop to be erected, a la Philadelphia’s Rocky statue? Well, it’s happening. An it’s so close to reality. There you, the reason you were looking to visit Detroit. [LaughingSquid]

If you live in or near Australia and enjoy either of the following: music, games, awesome things, then you should check out Video Games Unplugged: Symphony of Legends.

The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is going to be performing music from some big-name games such as Skyrim, Bioshock 2, Final Fantasy VII (OMG), Civilisation IV and more. It’s showing at the Melbourne Convention and exhibition centre on Thursday 12th April at 7pm and tickets range from AU$49 to AU$139.

Plus, Wil Wheaton will apparently be making an appearance. Why aren’t you Aussies buying tickets right now!?! [GeeksAreSexy]

A new image of The Hulk was released, and wow, I think this is their best effort yet. Check out the detail, the expression. I’m impressed guys, what do you think? [YouBentMyWookie]

Google reveals “Project X,” bringing us closer to augmented reality. The announcement’s made via Google Plus, causing everyone to stop and ask, “That’s still a thing?” [Project Glass on Google Plus]

What is the best thing to mash with Game of Thrones? Answer, everything. No matter what it yeilds awesome results. Check out Blastr’s collection of Star Wars, Transformers, My Little Pony, Simpsons and more mash-ups.

 

The initial pitch for Back to the Future didn’t go over as well as you’d think. It basically involved a lot of discussion about the inappropriate relationship between Marty and his mother, and, yeah, now I’m making myself uncomfortable.[/Film]

This is a trailer for Noboru Iguchi’s latest film, Zombie Ass: The Toilet of the Dead. Read that title carefully before you decide if you really want to watch this traile. Don’t say I didn’t warn ya. [Topless robot ]

 

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