Nerdy Bits: Princess Peach Goes Steampunk, Portal Gingerbread, Mary Poppins is a Time Lord, the Physics of Guinness, Cardboard Gameboy 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 email@example.com.
ABOVE: Cosplayer Skirtz intricately designed this Princess Peach costume incorporating steampunk elements, like goggles and a corset. This is honestly one of the most beautiful cosplays I’ve ever seen. See more photos at Fashionably Geek.
I actually jumped in the air and shouted a few expletives of joy when I went to The Mary Sue today and saw this Darth Vader coffee maker. The very sad thing is that it’s only available in Japan. I’m sure it will show up on Ebay for a zillion dollars, eventually.
Peter Cooper isn’t revealing how much he’ll sell the Halo Warthog replica he made but if you make him a “reasonable offer” you’ll make someone very happy this holiday season. [Geekologie]
I find this Harry Potter Snuggie to be slightly adorable… and now I feel slightly dirty for saying that. [The Mary Sue]
The “Mary Poppins is a Time Lord” theory has been floating around the interwebz for a while. Now there is a handy dandy image to illustrate what is clearly fact. [Geeks Are Sexy]
I’m not sure what exactly one does with a giant cardboard Gameboy Color replica but I almost don’t care. You can push its buttons! You can slide the on/off switch! Hours of entertainment for the whole family! [Obvious Winner]
This steampunk dragon coffee table is super cool but it will probably come to life at night and eat you while you sleep. [Fashionably Geek]
The cake may be a lie, but the gingerbread is real. [Reddit]
Watch Cal McDonald hunt for Frankenstein in this video version of Dark Horse Comic’s Criminal Macabre. [Geek and Sundry]
Watch this gingerbread house transform into a robot! Check out other nerdy gingerbead fare at Mental Floss.
It’s not beer, it’s science! [Geeks Are Sexy]
The nerds over at Feast of Fiction show you how to make your own video game inspired soda.
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