Details are scarce, but it appears that this model of the bathhouse in Spirited Away was built by Twitter user Sorakio. As you’ll see in the pics below, it isn’t her(?) only Studio Ghibli model masterpiece: [click to continue…]

Square Enix has unveiled their Play Arts Variant Black Panther Figure, and it…is…pointy. Kinda reminds me of a Michael Bay-style Transformer. That is to say, I would have preferred a sleeker design with this one. Their recent Doctor Strange, Wonder Woman and Joker figures were a little more balanced (though the concept behind the Joker figure is crazy as hell). Check out more pics below. [click to continue…]

Back in February, Taco Bell announced that it would begin hosting summer weddings at its Cantina flagship restaurant in Las Vegas, and kicked things off with an all expenses paid Love and Tacos Contest. If you were one of the many taco devotees who didn’t win, and have been holding off on tying the knot until the dream venue was available for bookings, you’ll be happy to know that your planning can now begin. Read more on That’s Nerdalicious

Callie Bates debut novel The Waking Land was released today, and fantasy fans might want to add it to their reading list. [click to continue…]

Japan’s Anippon is celebrating Sonic’s 26th birthday with a pair of officially licensed, limited edition sneakers that look just like the ones Sonic wears in the games. You’ll still run slow while wearing them, but a least you’ll look good doing it. Read more on Fashionably Geek

Back in April we discovered a fangirl with an awesomely pink Star Wars bedroom. The LED Death Star wall decoration was my favorite thing about her room, and this project from EPBOT reminds me of it big time. Their version is designed to show off a Star Wars Funko Pop collection, but it could be used for all kinds of collectibles.

If you would like to try building your own color-changing Death Star shelf, head on over to EPBOT to see how it was done.

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, and fans are taking to social media to share their stories with the hashtag #HarryPotter20. Naturally, J.K. Rowling joined in the celebration: [click to continue…]



For a limited time you can get the 135-course Adobe Suite Mastery Package for only $69 (98% off) in our Nerd Approved Deals Store! [click to continue…]

If you were bummed about not getting your hands on a NES Classic Edition, you’re going to get another chance in the form of the SNES Classic. In my opinion, the SNES mini system is far more exciting than the NES version, and the list of 21 onboard games is absolutely stellar. It even includes the unreleased Star Fox 2. [click to continue…]

Artist Miguel Vasquez has created some renders of SpongeBob and Patrick in real life, and he really managed to capture that whole terrifying abomination thing. They’re really quite impressive, but the best is yet to come… [click to continue…]