Nerdy Bits: Aperture’s New Turrets are Daleks, Holopac Tours the Internet, Hawkeye’s Actually a Crappy Archer, Ponies do ‘Star Wars’ and MOAR!
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: Ever wonder what Super Mario Bros. would be like if instead it would be Super Mario Sisters. Knowing the Japanese and the love of a girl in uniform with a skirt I’m kind of surprised we haven’t seen a gender-swapped edition. Nintendo, get on that! Enji Night would make such a cute cover girl. (Fashionably Geek)
Finally admitting the obvious flaws in their turret design, Aperture creates a new menace to patrol its facilities. EXPERIMENT! (TDW: Geek)
It didn’t take long for Holopac to start appearing in a variety of humorous memes. It’s like the start of new virtual tour through all of the internet’s favorite stops. Check out more at holopac.cheezburger.com.
In the year 2042 Disney, when plum out of new ideas, begins to combine past successful franchises. Here we see the star of the upcoming Puppy Pirates. (Fashionably Geek)
Is The Avengers‘ Hawkeye a terrible archers? Wired’s Jim MacQuarrie thinks so and he’s got the proof as well as plenty of archery knowledge to back up his claim.
Over at Geek Tyrant there’s a beautiful infographic all about space travel. Focusing on the differences between science and science fiction, you might be surprised by how close we are to real space travel.
Recreating a trailer or a famous scene with LEGOs, it’s been done. Over and over again. But HDMprojects goes real old school when they recreated the season one trailer of Game of Thrones with Playmobils. (TDW: Geek)
Ponies reenacting Star Wars. Please direct either your utter disgust or love of its brilliance below in the comments! (The Mary Sue)
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