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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:  Where is the line between being cute/playful and official creeper status? In the case of interacting with sexy female Cosplays, that can difficult to determine. Regardless, there should always be a level of common sense and decency. NYC-based freelance fashion and costume designer and illustrator Mandy Caruso tells us when too far is too far and when guys need to “stop talking”. She attended New York Comic Con last weekend as Black Cat and had, well,  a rather uncomfortable experience with a insensitive interviewer. Read her comments via the link. [GeeksAreSexy]

Mattel is planning a gigantic Castle Greyskull playset for it’s Masters of the Universe Classics Line. $250 for a toy that’ll sit on a display unused. Yep… collectibles like this, are the reason I’m broke. [ToplessRobot]

If you’re someone who likes psychotic computers (and have $500 to spare), then you’ll be happy to know that you can have your very own HAL 9000 from 2001: A Space Odyssey. It includes 15 different phrases from the movie. [NerdApproved]

Middle earth was basically all dudes. Start the “you know how I know you’re gay…” jokes! [Geekologie]

Walking Dead Season 3 drinking game. [TDWGeek]

Are you a fan of Mass Effect but too lazy to make your own Commander Shepard costume? Well, you’re in luck. $1,300 will get you full N7 body armor (made of foam) and blaster.  Defend your virginity! [FashionablyGeek]

The pilot episode for Showtime’s edgy new Saturday morning cartoon. If there’s one thing Dexter loves it’s science! If there’s a second thing, it’s blood. [NerdApproved]

Find out what happened to Rory’s dad and the Ponds in this unshot scene from Doctor Who. You might want to grab a box of tissues before you play.  [i09]

Simon & Garfunkel sing “Sound of Cylons”. Frakkin’ amazing! The makes me want to watch Battlestar Galactica again. [TheMarySue]

Portal Gun actually levitating a Companion Cube. Well, that’s science for you. [ObviousWinner]

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