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If you’ve been wondering why things have been so quiet around here over the last few days, it’s because I’ve been busy setting up our new home! At some point in the next few days, nerdapproved.com, fashionablygeek.com and thatsnerdalicious.com will redirect and join forces as one site on comicbook.com/approved. [click to continue…]

From That’s Nerdalicious: The original Harry Potter cauldron mug has been upgraded for a more realistic look. It even comes with a spoon so that you can properly mix your Folgerserum Eye Opener potion.

Harry Potter: Toil and Trouble Cauldron Mug ($19.99 shipped)

Twitter user Shelley Zhang has a friend that was attempting to read the Harry Potter series for the first time. No shame in that! It’s never to late to join the club. The only problem is that this friend decided to procure his copy of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix from what I can only assume is some sort of shady online black market for nefarious bookworms. That would explain the hilarious text message exchange he and Shelley had about plot points. Read more on Nerd Approved

Comic book artist André Araújo has created a wonderful print featuring the original Star Wars cast reimagined as characters from a story set in the Middle Ages. See more on Nerd Approved

From That’s Nerdalicious: Some say that the unicorn tiki mug was the chalice of Dionysus himself. But that’s only one of the many legends surrounding these vessels. Those who have raised the mug to their lips tell tales of its mysterious powers—from turning water into glitter to curing canker sores. I wouldn’t be surprised if all of these stories are true. They also come in white and pink, which is nice. Unicorn Tiki Mugs ($21.79)

Amazon’s Prime Day is almost here, but if you want something better than Kindles, headphones, and giant barrels of lube, ThinkGeek’s massive summer sale has the best deals going. It features up to 80% off on over 250 nerdy items—but only until 11:59 pm EST today, July 10th. The sale includes: [click to continue…]

Subsisting on microwaveable ramen wouldn’t be so bad if you were eating it out of a unicorn bowl right? Elodie is the bowl for that job. Or should I say bowls? Yes I should, because Elodie is two bowls in one. See more on That’s Nerdalicious

It’s only a matter of time before we fully embrace the idea of augmenting our bodies with machines. Dani Clode, a graduate student at the Royal College of Art in London, shows us that these changes could be something as simple as adding a third thumb. It seems completely unnecessary, but think about what you could do with an extra thumb. I mean, furious typing on a keyboard for one thing—but that’s only the tip of the iceberg: [click to continue…]

From Nerd Approved: I picture the Dead Obi-Wan set as an SDCC exclusive along with this Star Wars gem. Wonder Woman was hot this year, so this would be available as well. You know that they would sell like crazy and do a brisk business on eBay afterwards.

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ThinkGeek has just dropped their Star Wars series of ceramic snack bowls in Chewbacca, Jabba the Hutt, and Wampa styles, and I’m already wondering if I could handle filling them with sugary cereal so I could use them EVERY SINGLE DAY. See more on That’s Nerdalicious