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Geeky Pillow Cases

Geeky Pillow Cases

These fandom inspired pillow cases allow you to add a little geeky flair to your home décor.  Etsy shop ComplimentsByJo has a wide variety of choices.  Our favorite is The Hobbit pillow case, but there's also retro Nintendo Controllers, PacMan, Multi-Fandom, and Minecraft designs to choose from.  You're also able to request a custom order if there's something you would like but don't see for sale.  Pillow cases are $25 each. Tell Me More!
Superhero Workout Transforms Your Exercise Routine Into A Story Driven Game

Superhero Workout Transforms Your Exercise Routine Into A Story Driven Game

With NYCC rapidly approaching, I've been very interested in working out and toning my muscles.  The things we do for cosplay, amirite? Anyway, I came across this new app developed by the creators of Zombies, Run! which is a workout app that focuses on superheroes.  It's like they invented an app specifically designed for each of the Kristin's.  Superhero Workout adds an actual story to your workout which involves you saving the world.  You're even given your own digital battle suit.  The app Tell Me More!
COSPLAY: LEGEND OF ZELDA Shadow Link

COSPLAY: LEGEND OF ZELDA Shadow Link

This Legend of Zelda Shadow Link cosplay was done by Jessica Huard of ESKJ Shoes & Art.  The silver wig, red contacts and her makeup really perfect the look.  Photos were taken by Maegan Towes.  According to Jessica "This was my first ever cosplay (LOZ is one of my favorites) and this was Maegan's first ever cosplay shoot so we were experimenting! It was about -20 out that day and we froze!"  We would love to see some more photos of her shield! (via Geek Tyrant) Tell Me More!
THE LEGEND OF KORRA: New Video Game Screenshots

THE LEGEND OF KORRA: New Video Game Screenshots

New screenshots have been released for The Legend of Korra video game by Activision which will be released for PS4, PS3 and PC on October 21st and Xbox, Xbox One and Xbox 360 on October 22nd.  The screenshots display the Pro-Bending gameplay mode which is based on the sport in the animated series.  The sport will allow players to work in two teams of three competing to push each other off of the floating battlefield.  Players will also be able to use the elemental forces and the Pro-Bending gameplay Tell Me More!
MARIO KART 8 To Include Characters & Tracks From ZELDA & ANIMAL CROSSING

MARIO KART 8 To Include Characters & Tracks From ZELDA & ANIMAL CROSSING

You may need a moment to breathe but Nintendo has confirmed that characters and tracks from Legend of Zelda and Animal Crossing will soon be available in Mario Kart 8.  There will be two DLC packs offered by Nintendo (the first in November and the second in May of 2015).  Each DLC will cost $8 or you can purchase both for $12.  The packs will each include two new cups, four new courses, four new vehicles, and three new characters.  Some of the new courses will even take place within the Legend Tell Me More!
Video Game & Anime Character Japanese Treats

Video Game & Anime Character Japanese Treats

These Japanese treats called "wagashi" (和菓子), based on video game and anime characters are detailed and delicious looking.   They were created by Twitter user Otakumi .  If you want to try making your own, here's a bean paste and rice based dough recipe https://en.cookpad.com/recipe/336397.  Some of the designs include Mega Man, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Hello Kitty, Madoca Magika, Attack on Titan, Pikachu, Kirby, Totoro, and Mario. (via Kotaku) Tell Me More!
DC COMICS & POKEMON Mash Up Artwork

DC COMICS & POKEMON Mash Up Artwork

Can you imagine if DC Comics superheroes were Pokemon trainers?  Well, art student Creees Lee did just that when he created these wonderful pieces of mash up art.  He totally nails which heroes would use which Pokemon and we would love to see him add more to this series. (via Nerd Approved) Tell Me More!
SUPER MARIO Themed Wedding Cake

SUPER MARIO Themed Wedding Cake

This gorgeous Super Mario themed wedding cake was created by Naera.  The cakes lower layers depict mushrooms, goombas, bricks, piranha plants, coins and fire flowers.  Once the player progresses upwards, we're also met with invincibility stars, mystery blocks, and the cloud kingdom until we finally reach the top where Mario is bent on one knee proposing to Princess Peach. (via That's Nerdalicious) Tell Me More!