Nerdy Bits: Ned Stark Head on a Stick, Amazingly Accurate Sailor Mars Tattoo, Learn How to Bake a ‘Portal’ Cake (Then Lie About It) 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: This is a pretty impressive fan-made poster for The Dark Knight Rises featuring the lovely Anne Hathaway as Catwoman. Me-rowr. It was created by Randolph Carter. Head over to Comic Book Movie for more fan-made posters.
I know we shared some scintillating Lady Thor cosplay yesterday, but dare I say it, this is even better. Amirite? Lady Thor here is cosplayed by Toni Darling, visit Fashionably Geek for an additional pic.
Oh, sorry spoiler. Well, if you haven’t finished the first season of Game of Thrones by now, you’re outta luck, because these beheaded Ned Stark cake pops look delicious! Created by Not Your Momma’s Cookie which features a tutorial to make your own! (Laughing Squid)
This graph is 100% fact. The only alteration I’d make is including another piece for Monty Python. Or does that fall under History Class? I don’t know, do kids still watch Monty Python these days? (The Mary Sue)
Wow. Guys, this might be the best tattoo recreation of a character, ever. It’s so perfect it’s like an animation cell was licked and stuck to this woman’s arm! Fantastic job on Sailor Mars, John Burnham of Devotion Ink in Nashua, NH. (Fashionably Geek)
I don’t know how you guys prepare for finals, but this dude has THE POWER! The power of a Nintendo Power Glove, anyway. Also, props for Zelda tee. This guy is a complete retro gaming package! (Nerd Approved)
Feast or Fiction is a delightful Youtube series that teaches you how to recreate some of the best dishes from our favorite TV shows, movies, books, and video games. In this episode they demonstrate how to make the infamous Black Forest Cake from Portal. Make it for your friends, then torture them through a gauntlet of impossible puzzles, then reveal to them the cake was a lie. All while you secretly gorge yourself. It’d make such a fun party! (The Mary Sue)
Earlier we shared the infamous C-3PO boner card, today we’ve got the scoop on just how this Topps Star Wars card happened. This video itself it a bit of a relic as the clip comes from MTV’s Urban Myths, remember that show? (Kotaku)
An oldie but a goodie, Saruman trolling. (Youtube)
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