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

ABOVE: If you are going to crochet a Admiral Ackbar cup sleeve for your coffee, you are obligated to shout “It’s a frap!”  [ThatNerdalicious]

Hot Topic has unveiled a 9 item limited edition collection inspired by Disney’s upcoming twisted fairy tale, Maleficent. You always knew you were wicked, now dress the part. [GeekTyrant]


The first Instagram from space is of astronaut NASA astronaut Steve Swanson in a Firefly T-Shirt. You go Steve, you BIG DAMN HERO.  [i09]


With a vegetable steamer in her chest Nona Neon Gipsy Danger costume is ready to battle Kaiju in the kitchen. [FashionablyGeek]


Bad-ass armored Pikachu. Pika-what? [Cheezburger]

PBSoffbook explores some of the idea’s behind cosplay and how it changes lives. [TheMarySue]

Watch the all-new Pixar Easter Egg Challenge and see how many hidden gems you can find from your favorite Pixar films! [DisneyPixar]

Mario Bros themed played on 48 wine glasses. Oh I wanna do this at home. Any excuse to drink excessively, right? [Dan Newbie]

And now, T-Shirts You Gotta Buy… TODAY! (Before they’re gone.)




Category: Cool Stuff, Cosplay, Nerd Culture