Nerdy Bits: Weird ‘Star Trek’ Coloring Book, Life-Size Rancor, Visit Middle-Earth, Taken Nemo 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: A Green Lantern costume far more convincing than anything they CG’ed on Ryan Reynolds, Allyson Averell creates another fantastic bodypaint. Modeled by Samantha Star, photography by Joey D. (CBM)
Seriously, who can knit and wants to make me this sweater? Kirsty Lothian’s pattern is perfect with the bustier design, and the cuffs, I just love it! Pick up three free “recipe” here. (Fashionably Geek)
While we frantically await The Legend of Korra to return get cozy in these kick-ass Korra hoodies. There’s one for each element and they appear expertly crafted. Place your order now on Etsy. (Fashionably Geek)
This weekend was Star Wars Celebration VI in Orlando and go figure, a lot of awesome Star Wars stuff was seen and heard. Like this life size Rancor. Oh, how’d I have loved to been clamped in its claws. (Nerd Approved)
Also seen at Star Wars Celebration VI, a Wampa’s arm turned into an ice scrapper! This genius item comes from Think Geek and won’t be available till October. (Fashionably Geek)
No place will ever be able to compete with New Zealand’s tourism pitch. Come on, they’re basically Middle Earth, as this new ad has no problem exploiting. (The Mary Sue)
Another day, another hilarious GTA mod. This time, a dragon from Skyrim. Best part is how cracked out this dragon looks while it’s walking. (Kotaku)
Y’know, when you think about it, Taken and Finding Nemo are basically the same the movie. (TDW)
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