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The madman behind this incredible LEGO TARDIS interior is Thorsten Bonsch. To commemorate Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary, he built a replica of the TARDIS interior as it existed for most of the 11th Doctor’s run.

The project was so ambitious it took him nearly 3 years to complete. And none of the LEGO pieces have been modified, save for parts that are “officially” meant to be cut—like hoses and strings.

The level of detail is just incredible. You can check out more jaw dropping views after the break.

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Loot Crate has announced the theme of their subscription box for March, and it’s titled “COVERT”. The description reads:

Calling all Agents of Loot!: We’re entrusting you with this top-secret (until now) intel: March’s Loot Crate is a dynamite, jam-packed collection of COVERT operations! We have compiled the very best of spies and undercover agents, operatives and espionage of some of your favorite spy & thriller themes and franchises. Among the assets we’ll be delivering are an EXCLUSIVE, officially licensed Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD replica collectible (complete with certificate of authenticity!); plus a Loot Crate Exclusive Orphan Black item; the return of an EXCLUSIVE t-shirt (not black!), plus some incredibly cool undercover-rrific wearable accessories; and much more! So study the mission and get ready to embark on an adventure in March!

Sounds like it’s going to be awesome. They also included an image of the cover of Goldeneye for the N64 in the announcement email which may or may not mean anything.

If you’re thinking about giving a Loot Crate subscription a try, you can check out our reviews for the January and February 2015 boxes to get an idea of what you can expect.

You can even get 10% off your subscription when you use the code “NERDAPPROVED” at checkout.

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Guys! These may be the softest, most cuddly Pikachu ever, and they need a good home. Etsy shop xxNostalgic sculpts each needled felted Pokemon by hand and then affixes little glass eyes to basically melt your heart. The figures stand at 2.25 inches tall which is just big enough for a handful of a hug.

But Pikachu isn’t the only petite figure ready for adoption. Check out more of the sweetest Pokemon mini friends after the break.

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The New York Times is reporting that Leonard Nimoy passed away this morning at his Bel-Air home from end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 83.

Nimoy announced that he had the disease last year (which he attributed to years of smoking in his youth). He was hospitalized earlier this week.

To be honest, I don’t even know what to write. To say that he will be missed is an understatement. We are absolutely devastated.

As Mister Nimoy would say “live long and prosper”.

(via NY Times)

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The last few months have been big on nostalgia. We’ve got the return of Star Wars of course, but there’s also Neill Blomkamp’s Alien film, Twin Peaks, the Terminator reboot, and even DuckTales and Inspector Gadget for crissakes.

Now comes word from Variety that Harrison Form is confirmed for a return as Rick Deckard in the Blade Runner sequel. Prisoners director Denis Villeneuve is in negotiations to direct.

The script comes from Hampton Fancher (who co-wrote the original film) and Michael Green with input from Ridley Scott. All we know about the plot thus far is that it will take place several decades after the original film.

Ford recently said that the script was “the best thing that he ever read”, which may or may not mean anything. Regardless, how do you feel about the reality of a Blade Runner sequel?

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We got our hands on Nerd Block’s Classic Box for February 2015, and if you’re thinking about a subscription and want to see what’s inside, follow along after the break.

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If you like Yahtzee, you’ve probably been enjoying the new themed versions that USAopoly has been releasing (My personal favorite is the Firefly version). The latest reveal comes in the form of this Back To The Future Yahtzee game with a Flux Capacitor.

I don’t need it, but I want it anyway.

Unfortunately, I can’t buy it yet. But it’s out there…in the future.

(USAopoly via Gizmodo)

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We’ve partnered with The Case Studio in our Nerd Approved Deal Store to offer $67 towards a custom smartphone or tablet case for only $34.99 (47% off).

The Case Studio lets you fully customize cases for your phone, tablet, or laptop, while also providing top-notch damage protection for your devices. Use your own photo or choose from a gallery of graphics and monograming options, most of which are 100% covered by this $67 credit.

Hand-selected from the coolest innovative products at CES 2015!

  • Smartphone cases provide protection from drops & other impact
  • High-quality resolution on images—no cracking, fading or peeling

To peruse The Case Studio’s design options further, click here.

‘The Case Studio’ Customizable Smartphone and Tablet Cases ($67 $34.99)

And don’t forget that we also have awesome giveaways going on right now including a MacBook Pro, 50″ LG TV with Sound Bar and more. So get in on those while you still can!

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Adam Savage spent 55 hours over three and a half weeks building this scale model of the Overlook Hotel’s hedge maze from Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining. Nice, but where’s the frozen Jack Nicholson (or “Niclesicle”), Adam?

Hit the jump for more pictures (all by Norman Chan via Tested) and a video on the maze’s construction.

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The newest wave of Star Wars Black Series action figures is out and they look great. This set includes Commander Cody, IG-88, and Leia in her Boushh disguise (she looks like a totaly BAMF). The detail on all of them is pretty awesome.

If you missed it, Wave 8 looks pretty great as well. Stormtrooper Han and Luke, Emperor Palpatine, and a Clone Captain make up that case.

Wave 8 is estimated to arrive in April, Wave 9 is expected in June.

Entertainment Earth has both waves, plus past Black Series figures in cases and broken into single figures available to order or pre-order now.