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Misc. Nerdiness

Not since the legendary battle between 11,000 penguins against 4,000 Santas have we seen a fight this epic. Are chickens just watered down dinosaurs that taste great when battered and fried, or do they still possess the instincts of a savage killing machine? Find out in the video below. [click to continue…]

Using leftover cardboard boxes, doting dad John Stoddard gave his six-year-old daughter the gift of a Star Wars snowspeeder for her school’s annual “drive-in” movie event, which involves kids and their parents bringing a cardboard car or spaceship to sit in while they watch a movie on the last day before summer break. [click to continue…]

Cambodian artist Visoth Kakvei has amassed quite a following on Instagram because of his ridiculously intricate doodles. Most are drawn freehand, but he employs digital techniques on some of his designs to give them a trippy amount of depth. Check out more examples below. [click to continue…]

Artist Paul Robertson has been creating a vast collection of Australian Pokemon that are based on native foods, animals, plants and more. Check out the current collection (and the very helpful annotated editions below). [click to continue…]

When you visit a museum like the Louvre, you are supposedly surrounded by masterpieces. But how can a piece of art truly be a masterpiece if it doesn’t feature characters from the likes of Sailor Moon, Adventure Time, Rick and Morty, and Steven Universe? Pfft! We should replace them all with this series by Lothlenan. You can even buy prints, t-shirts and cases featuring the designs in Lothlenan’s Redbubble Store. Check out more examples below. [click to continue…]

Arrow star Stephen Amell’s long-awaited appearance on American Ninja Warrior finally happened over the weekend as part of a special celebrity edition of the show for Red Nose Day. Each obstacle Amell completed was worth $5,000 for charity, and when all was said and done he earned $35,000 towards NBC’s $35 million+ tally for children in need. Watch the spectacular run below (and yes, the salmon ladder was conquered). [click to continue…]

Flipbook animation is cool and everything, but Twitter user shin__geki is taking papercraft animation in creative new directions. We’ve already seen what he can do with paper cups, but the Dragon Ball Z animation featured in the video below is on another level. [click to continue…]

While HBO sorts out the many, many Game of Thrones prequels they have in the works, Wild Wolf Films has already released a prequel of their own—and it’s not just a bunch of fans fooling about. This is an extremely well-crafted short film. [click to continue…]

The Millennium Falcon piano used in the viral Star Wars medley video from Player Piano is currently up for auction on eBay. At the time of writing, there hasn’t been any bites on the $7,500 opening bid (which doesn’t include shipping from L.A.). We’re hoping that some quirky bar or restaurant sees the wisdom in outfitting their cantina band with this fine instrument. [click to continue…]

Mondo has unveiled this stunning Labyrinth poster by Laurent Durieux along with enamel pins from DKNG that include Sir Didymus on Ambrosius, a Fireys and his detachable head, and the Worm.

As is Mondo’s frustrating custom, the poster and the pins will be available on Mondo’s website at a random time today (5/18) and will sell out in a blink of an eye (you’ll want to follow them on Twitter for the announcement). Take a closer look at the posters and the pins below. [click to continue…]