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If you’ve ever wondered what it might be like to play Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. using a virtual reality headset, then you have to check out this video.

As you’ll see, the fighting is fierce, fun and all together over-the-top. Unfortunately, this video will probably be the closest we’ll get to seeing a VR-supported Nintendo game any time in the near future. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime recently noted the following about VR:

“It’s not fun, and it’s not social. It’s just tech.”

Check out the video after the break…

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Holy crap, I really want to see Danny Benedettelli use this Lego exoskeleton on something like this.

It was built using the Lego Mindstorms NXT system and an Android phone on which he was running a proprietary app. The robot is controlled via a Bluetooth connection.

As cool as it looks, he says it’s just a prototype. He is planning to continue working on the project, adding things like controls to open and close the hands.

See the Lego exoskeleton in action after the break.

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Forget those pricey special effects. All this guy needed for his shot-for-shot Ant-Man trailer remake was some cardboard, empty bottles, hairspray, and some action figures. It’s so bad it’s good—especially the man-made sound effects.

Enjoy the full trailer after the break.

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Well, this is upsetting.

A concept for an X-Files Lego set was submitted to Lego Ideas but was ultimately denied because it was deemed too mature for children. The set was designed by Brent Waller who also devised the successful Ghostbusters set. Even Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny thought it was a good idea, tweeting their support.

See Anderson’s tweet after the break.

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Brace yourselves, Sherlock fans, the adorbz have come for the Sherlock cast. They have Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock spot on, right down to the tousled hair and the scarf! Martin Freeman’s Watson is stoically stoic, Moriarty’s devilish, Irene’s cool and calculating, and Mycroft is perfectly Mycroft.

See them all after the break.

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Oh my Disney, these princes/guys painted as real life hunks are almost too hot to handle.

It’s the work of artist Jirka Väätäinen, and I believe I speak for many of us when saying, Thank You Jirka! His site also features a previous collection featuring Disney ladies.

Jirka’s new collection includes Tarzan, Hercules, John Smith from Pocahontas, The Beast/Prince from Beauty and the Beast, Prince Phillip from Sleeping Beauty, Prince Charming from Cinderella, Aladdin, and Prince Eric from The Little Mermaid with more to come.

Check out more handsome artwork after the break.

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I love this parrot.

Princess Yellow Feather is a yellow-naped amazon parrot and a singer. Watch as she sings “Everything Is Awesome” from The Lego Movie in this performance from the Birds On Safari exotic bird store in Stuart, Florida.

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This wicked tank with mine flails is the creation of Tommy Styrvoky. It’s a 1/18th scale replica of a WWII M4 Sherman tank. In addition to the flails, there is a turret with a 360-degree traverse, a gun that rises up, a two-gear transmission and electronic braking.

See more pictures and a video of the tank in action after the break.

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Shoot a cinematic masterpiece with any camera-equipped mobile device! The iStabilizer Dolly is on sale for only $38.99 (34% off with free shipping) in our Nerd Approved Deals Store!

The iStabilizer Dolly transforms any device that records video into a pro-quality cinematography tool. Create gorgeous, smooth tracking shots, like the ones on the Hollywood big screen, at a fraction of the cost! Whether you’re shooting video from the convenience of your iPhone, iPod Touch, or GoPro—you’ll find that the creative possibilities are endless.

-Create motion picture quality video on your mobile device
-Craft professional-quality cinematography w/ minimal effort
-Lower production costs by reducing required manpower & budget
-Execute seamless tracking shots on any flat surface

iStabilizer Dolly ($60 $38.99)

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They’ve been making beautiful and accurate Star Trek costume replicas for years, and now Anovos is turning their attention to prop replicas from Deep Space Nine, First Contact, and Nemesis.

The newly announced replicas range from weapons to communicators, but each is made with the same Anovos commitment to detail and quality. No word on pricing yet, but we do have some pictures and descriptions thanks to StarTrek.com. To my eye, they sure are pretty.

Take a look after the break.

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