Nerdy Bits: Chuck Taylors Crocheted w/Geeky Designs, Soaps of Westeros, Real Life Mario Kart Injury, Hobbiton Weather Report, and MOAR!

- 11-30-12Cool Stuff, Cosplay, Funny Videos, WTF? Posted by Sarah Moran

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: Yup, Summer Glau laying one on the Serenity. You’re welcome. [Geeks Are Sexy]

We feature a lot of fab cosplayers, and definitely plenty of Harley Quinn’s and Poison Ivy’s, but these creations by Ryoko-demon and Rei, here photographed by Kifir, are my new favorites. The designs are so imaginative and impeccably made! [Fashionably Geek]

These crocheted Converse Chuck Taylors by Pretty Sneaky will be must for your holiday wish list. They feature designs from Stars Wars, classic NES games, Doctor Who, and more. Check out their Etsy store. [Fashionably Geek]

First, what a hilarious and precious kid costume. Second, what are the chances this kid even knows who Hannibal Lector is? [Geek Tyrant]

Oh my GLOB! We’ve seen these Funko Pop figures before, but never with so much attitude. Just check out those lumps! [The Mary Sue]

Clean yourself like one of the great houses of Westeros with these house sigil soaps from Geek Soap. Available in in Stark, Lannister, Baratheon, and Targaryen. [Nerd Approved]

A school in Australia held its annual billy cart derby and, of course, one of the entries dressed as Mario. It all ended roughly how a live action Mario Kart race would, with broken bones. [Kotaku]

 

And now from down under – though this time New Zealand – the weather, presented in Elvish and including a weather update for Hobbiton. These people are really rallying behind this franchise, and I love it. [Geekologie]

YouTuber Erin Stevenson took the audio of The Hobbit trailer, added the visuals of Adventure Time, and what we get is this rad re-imagining of Bilbo’s adventures through Finn the Human. Honestly, I’m a little surprised we haven’t seen anything like this from Adventure Time, officially.[The Mary Sue]

Man, things are moving so fast with the new Star Wars films from Disney. In this video, George Lucas teases a few of their upcoming features you won’t want to miss. [Laughing Squid]

 

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  • pipes_46

    Totally thought Summer Glau was Olivia Wilde in that photo.

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