Highlights of the nerdy news bites you may have missed over the course of the weekend open thread...
-That one time (German-accented) Santa and Rambo teamed up (SlyDante777).
-Fastovus, for the Last of Us (Timely-Tardis-Lego)
-The U.S. Air Force's latest weapon: flash mobs! (Anyone00).
-Ninja Gaiden Z's secret side-scroller mode (SlyDante777).
-Strippable hug pillows that I'm so glad didn't exist when I was a teen because I would surely have embarrassed myself (Timely-Tardis-Lego).
-Buzz, Your Girlfriend...WOOF! maker (SlyDante777)
From McGarnagle to Hail to the Chimp, realistic posters for fictional movies in the Simpsons universe.
-Teaching schoolgirls self-defense using axes (Timely-Tardis-Lego).
-I find it hard to believe Facebook will actually roll out this "Sympathize" button (Gallen_Dugall).
A needlessly detailed research paper on the climate of Middle-earth.
-Free Comic Book Day offerings include a surprisingly un-screwed-up New 52 Batman Beyond (troi).
-China's underground hotel expected to boost tourism business with Morlocks and Hobbits (Gallen_Dugall).
-Disney's next feature ought to be Saving Aunt Flo, about the making of this short (rkwsuperstar).
-Chicago's pianos are more magical than their pizzas, it seems (Dr.Gonzo82).
'80s cartoon reunion - with really good voice impersonations.
-Firefly keeps flying as an online game (Timely-Tardis-Lego).
-Fox ADHD wishes you a merry Christmas with Scientifically Accurate Santa Claus (James.k.Polk).
Life-size flying TARDIS crashes.