Misc. Nerdiness

cat art styles

German animation student Julia K. aka Miyuli decided to create a style series using her cat. The styles range from Tim Burton, to Pusheen, to Dr, Seuss and each of them is delightful.

I think my favorite one may be the Powerpuff Girls version.

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A good redstone torch has a lot of uses, including acting as a source of infinite power for your cellphone. This Minecraft Redstone Torch from Think Geek functions as a cool nightlight, and it also features two USB outlets for charging your devices.

Product Page ($29.99)


If this live-action fan short titled, “Dragon Ball Z: The Fall of Men” had an awesomeness level, it would be well over 9,000.

The fan film–produced by Black Smoke Films–boasts some decent cinematography and effects despite being low budget. It also packs a solid story into 29 minutes. Here are the basics on the plot:

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If you are familiar with Inktober, you know it’s a font of wonderful art and inspiration as artists challenge themselves to create something new every day.

Concept artist Caleb Cleveland certainly unleashed his creativity this year with this fantastic Dungeons & Dragons Monster Alphabet. Needles to say, these kids have some really weird imaginary friends.

See the entire alphabet in the gallery below.

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saber battle

What happens when you give two professional Russian fencers lightsabers and appropriate costumes and let them fight it out in semi-darkness?

Awesomeness, that’s what.

One note: I suggest you turn the sound off and play your own music because the Maroon 5 playing in the background of this video is just not working for the action.

Watch it after the break.

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empire baby

Not only is Jonathan H. Liu one of the great guys at GeekDad, but he’s got mad parenting skills when it comes to raising little Star Wars fans.

Though, he might have steered his daughter towards the Dark Side.

Jonathan recently watched Star Wars with his kids and his 2 1/2 year old daughter is already proving to be a fan of the Empire.

Check out the adorable video after the break…

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Crayola wasn’t the first company to jump on the adult coloring book bandwagon, but they’ve definitely thrown their hat in the ring with their new Color Escapes line. The focus is clearly on helping adults relax and relieve stress:

Crayola Color Escapes are the premium coloring pages specially designed for adults. Whether it’s about reliving your childhood or tapping into your peaceful place, Color Escapes offer a soothing, creative experience that’s easy to do and easy on your mind.

Their new Color Escapes Premium Adult Coloring Kits include twelve large coloring pages, a pack of 50 Count Crayola Colored Pencils and 12 Watercolor Colored Pencils or Fine Line Markers. Four versions are available: Geometric, Garden, Kaleidoscope, and Nature.

You can also buy books separately if you’re already an enthusiast with coloring supplies.

See more after the break.

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Awwwww damn…

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Artist Kyle Hagey has envisioned what Star Wars characters are like on vacation—and it’s not what you would expect.

Whether it’s Boba Fett knitting in a meadow or Yoda not having to be so “calm” all the time, these portraits are a look at what their lives are like when they can relax and be who they really are.

You can also purchase one of these prints if you so desire.

See more examples after the break.

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halo gravity hammer

Man at Arms follows the exploits of the blacksmiths at Baltimore Knife and Sword as they create prop-versions of weapons from popular movies, video games and comics. In their latest video, they tackled another ambitious project—the Gravity Hammer from Halo!

When complete, the massive hammer stands at six feet tall and clocks in at 100 pounds! Check out all of the work that went into building this incredible prop after the break.

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