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: Who wouldn’t mind this Lady Ezio sneakin’ up on them in a dark alley? (Fashionably Geek)
Bananas make every dramatic image of a sword being wielded or an epic battle with blades so freakin’ funny. Like, far more funny than it needs to be. Just watch this .gif of Obi-Wan and Anakin fighting with bananas and tell me you don’t laugh and keep watching for longer than like to admit. (io9)
Who hasn’t swam in a pool and dreamed of being a mermaid, or merman if need be. Now, you can! Canada-based Monika Naumann of 3-Fins has created swimmable Mermaid Tails. Order yours today and freak everyone the fuck out at the local pool. (Laughing Squid)
How do DC’s and Marvel’s biggests superheroes stack up to one another, financially? Read on the find out!
Hmm, cute sidekick. Advantage, Batman. (Fashionably Geek)
These Game of Thrones iPhone cases are a necessary accesory for any fan. Especially once you peruse their website and realize the variety available! We’re talking houses and organizations that haven’t even come up in th TV show yet. Wanna a roll like a Game of Thrones hispter? Get a House of Black and White or Golden Company iPhone case to prove, hey, you read the books even before HBO made it into a hit show. (Nerd Approved)
And speaking of Game of Thrones, have you seen this video where the duel between Ned Stark and Jamie Lannister gets the lightsaber treatment? It’s amazing, and I’m honestly a little surprised it took this long for it happen. (TDW: Geek)
Toronto Batman is back, and this time he’s clashing with everyone’s friendly, neighborhood Spider-Man! (io9)
Those poor Hufflepuffs. They’re house constantly shit upon by every other house at Hogwarts. But they don’t care, they’re proud to be badgers! So much so, they sang about it. (Nerd Approved)
And now, T-Shirts You Gotta Buy…TODAY! (Before they’re gone.)
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