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: At first glance you might think this is just another Lego Bag End, but you’d be wrong. It’s a freaking life-sized Lego Bag End! It took 3,000 hours and 12 people to create this awesomeness. Head over to Nerd Approved to see more photos.
Most companies hand out watches to show their employees appreciation. At Blizzard Entertainment, employees receive armor and weapons. After 20 years, you get a helmet from Diablo III. Raise your hand if you want to quit your job and dedicate the next 20 years of your life to Blizzard. [Fashionably Geek]
Next March, you’ll be able to get drunk off your throne with officially licensed Game of Thrones beer. The first to be released is the Iron Throne Blonde Pale Ale with more GoT inspired brews appearing later in the year. I hope they realize that “Game of Thrones beer” abbreviates to “got beer.” [The Mary Sue and That's Nerdalicious]
This cake has so much festive nerdy cuteness that I can overlook the presence of Gandalf the White. Maybe they thought Gandalf the Grey looked too much like dirty snow? [That's Nerdalicious]
Thanks to the interwebz, I have seen many a crocheted beard hat. This dwarf helmet/beard combo is by far the most epic. [Obvious Winner]
I always knew the Witch King was nothing more than a playground bully. He not only tries to steal your ring, he also beats you up and steals your lunch money. [Fashionably Geek]
The true evil that lies within video games is revealed. The Glitch! [Geeks Are Sexy]
In The Hobbit: An Unexpected Rap, watch the dwarves break it down about the time they had more money, bitches and mirth than they could handle. Pay attention at the 2:35 mark. [Dorkly]
Anyone want to spend their Christmas with a Dalek? To be honest, this video made it’s way online 2 years ago but I just found it today. It’s too good and odd not to share with the rest of you.
I don’t care that polygamy is illegal. I want to marry everyone involved in the making of this stop motion version of the 1992 X-Men cartoon title sequence. The end is the best part, btw. [comicbookmovie.com]
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