Nerdy Bits: BBC 50th Anniversary Doctor Who Cake, NutCrackin’ Stormtropper, Fiddles fiddlin’, Stand-up Video Game Console Madness, & 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: The cake the BBC America commissioned for The Doctor Who 50th anniversary . . . It’s not bigger on the inside . . . it’s sponge cake. [ThatsNerdalicious]
If you’re gonna go big, go really big. You know you’re done when you can’t stand up anymore. This thing has it all:
It comes pre-loaded with 140 classic arcade games – the actual, original programs, so that all your old tips and tricks will still work – has built in MP3 software to create your own accompanying music playlist, and comes with a built-in fridge, cup-holders and three beer taps. As the press release puts it, “players never have to stop the action to refill their drink.” [ToplessRobot]
Just look at those shells, those were cracked by Stormtroppers, no one else is that accurate. Stormtrooper with Candy Cane nutcracker [GAS]
Check out this pair of shoes that made the Kessel walk in 12 strides . . . yeah, lame joke, but these painted shoes are the bomb. Changeyourfate has these up on Etsy. Check out her other stuff.
IF you’re having trouble getting pumped up in the morning for work. This video might just be your ticket. How can you not be ready to take on anything life wants to throw at you after listening to this? Violinist Taylor Davis plays Zelda’s ‘Song of Time’ and ‘Song of Storms’ [Kotaku]
It’s been a year of fabulous marching band tributes to Nerdy things, this tie around it’s the Clemson marching band’s Nintendo halftime show [Geekologie]
It’s the kitchen sink of versus videos . . . The Doctor Vs. Batman Vs. Superman [The Mary Sue]