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Not only has Mad Max Fury Road inspired a lot of conversation and fan reaction, but it’s also inspiring artists who, as this very accurate tweet explains, can’t stop drawing Furiosa and other characters from the movie.

It really has been amazing. Every day, I see more art and it shows no sign of slowing down. A whole bunch of examples are available after the break from professionals and fans alike. The #Furiosa tag on Twitter is also a font of creativity.

Check out some of our favorites after the break.

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Entertainment Earth has revealed their first SDCC exclusive and it’s not something we could have foreseen. Behold, the Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Amy Poehler/Tina Fey 3 1/2-Inch Action Figure Set.

The set includes Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and a fold out diorama set of the iconic “Weekend Update” news desk. It’s limited to 2,400 pieces and you can pre-order now. It won’t ship until after SDCC, but if you won’t be at the show or prefer to avoid long lines, it’s definitely the way to go.

Product Page ($29.99)

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This desk and chair combo are ready to boldly go to work. Super-Fan Builds created a USS Enterprise desk from the saucer section with a matching chair that sits between the warp nacelles. Super-fan Jack Geiger is one lucky Trekkie.

See it come together in the video after the break.

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The Loot Crate “Unite” box has all kinds of team-themed goodies inside. Let’s take a peek shall we?

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The Paleontological Research Institution has come up with a unique way to raise funds for its outreach program. They’ve launched a Kickstarter where a pledge of $15 or more can get you this adorable 8″ plush Devonian trilobite. It’s a unique and very fun way to raise money in the name of science.

See another picture and a video about the program after the break.

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At first “Lego Adventure in the City” seems like a typical day for a Lego snake who lives in a “small house on top of a very high building” that he travels to on a rocket. Yup. Totally normal day so far.

Everything seems fine until a wave of murky gray LEGO bricks threatens the entire town and the snake jumps into action to save the day.

Aside from the mix of fantastic LEGO and live-action stop motion animation, the story is narrated by the cutest child voice ever.

This adorable short, written and directed by Rogier Wieland for Lego China, took six animators and two set builders to to complete. As you’ll see, an incredible amount of work and passion that went into this project.

Watch the short and the behind the scenes video after the break.

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Build robots, light sensors and more with 25 hours of training and a full Arduino toolkit. The whole bundle is $75.99 (85% off with free shipping) for a limited time in our Nerd Approved Deals Store! The bundle includes:

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More details on each course is available in the product link below.

Complete Arduino Starter Kit & Course Bundle ($520 $75.99)

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Your baby can dream of worlds far away or worlds full of magic and wizards with these wonderful mobiles. LittleWrensNursery hand makes wonderful crib mobiles for the Doctor Who and Harry Potter fans. The TARDIS mobile includes little wooden clocks and gears and of course a pair of hearts. The Harry Potter mobile butterflies are keys with wings made from pages of the novels.

There’s even an Alice in Wonderland set. Take a closer look at these nerdy mobiles for nerdy families after the break.

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There’s a new addition to the awesome Star Wars Play Arts Kai Figure line. Behold the new 10″ Darth Maul Variant Figure. The design isn’t as wild as we’ve come to expect from the Play Arts line, but I wouldn’t change a thing.

See more pictures after the break.

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While Buffy may have retired from vampire slaying, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Alyson Hannigan are still going strong. In fact, they recently shared some pictures from Alyson’s daughter’s third birthday party.

Looks like everyone had a great time and it’s nice to know that Buffy and Willow are still friends after all these years.

See another adorable photo after the break.

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