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This version of Voltron will defend the nerd-verse against all evils. Vehicles from Doctor Who, Batman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Ghostbusters and Back to the Future combine to become the ultimate nerd defender.

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Everybody talks about the Nike sneakers with power laces, but what about those inside-out jeans? Anyone clamoring for them? No?

Regardless, Back To The Future fan Ross O’Mullane wants to fully prepare your wardrobe for October 21st 2015 with ‘Outties’. They’re jeans based on Marty McFly’s inside out pants, but Outties have belt loops, an accessible fly, and even useable pockets.

I’ll admit, I think this is…nuts. But, Ross went so far as to make a Kickstarter to create these, and there is a small chance they could get funded.

Nostalgia is one thing, but this just hurts my head. Then again, I’ve always been a bit of a square and BTTF day is coming up. I’ll let you be the judge.

See more pictures and the project video after the break.

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Science may have dropped the ball when it comes to flying cars, but those fancy Nike sneakers with the power laces are going to be a real thing that you can buy.

Last February Nike’s innovation chief, Tinker Hatfield, promised that power laces would happen in 2015—the same year that they appeared in the film. Speaking at a recent trade show, he confirmed that the Nike Air Mags complete with power laces will, in fact, drop this year.

Naturally, he was mum on exact release dates and pricing.

Nike first started teasing the shoe back in 2011 with promotional videos of the sneakers followed by a filing for power lace patent. They also auctioned 1,500 pairs of Mags (without power laces) as a fundraiser for the Michael J. Fox foundation which works on finding a cure for Parkinson’s Disease.

So, now we have to wait as much as 11.5 months to get our hands on a pair of Air Mags, unless someone has a heavily modified DeLorean we could borrow.

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Boba Fett never misses a mark. Never! Well, save for the occasions when he falls into a sarlacc pit, but otherwise he very rarely lets a bounty escape him. In fact, Boba is so dedicated to his job that if a mark suddenly found a way to travel back in time, he would be able to follow. Yep, that’s right: Boba has a ManDeLorean that’s perfectly capable of hitting 88 mph.

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Time traveling isn’t a reality just yet, but I feel like we’re getting closer because a Flux Capacitor watch exists. ThinkGeek is offering a digital watch modeled on Doc Brown’s gadget from Back to the Future and it tells the time and date using Flux Capacitor lights and time circuit LED. Here’s how it breaks down:

Time is divided into hours, minutes first digit, minutes second digit – so it looks confusing, but is very easy to read. (Example: 10 lights, 5 lights, 3 lights = 10:53 – and it repeats)

When you’re tired of being in the moment, switch to the “Time Travel” mode and the time circuit will display a random date. The only problem is that you’ll have to run 88mph to make it work.

See what it looks like on the wrist after the break.

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The gold medal for the best Marty McFly costume has just been won by YouTuber RyanLeerReeL. He’s not only Marty, he’s Marty floating on a hoverboard. I have a hunch he was the life of whatever party he went to.

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The ancient Egyptians left us hieroglyphics that show how they lived, but these hieroglyphics tell a different story. All of our modern time travel devices have found their way into the past and the Egyptians seem to be taking it all in stride, except for the poor DeLorean.

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While we’re all still holding out for flying cars, we can at least have these sneakers that look just like the self-lacing ones worn by Marty McFly in Back to the Future II. Plus, they are a million times cheaper than the Mags Nike released on eBay back in 2011.

In fact, these are officially licensed by Universal so they look exactly like the real deal complete with LED lights in the insoles. If only they actually laced themselves, too.

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Would you like to relive the best parts of your childhood and teenage years? Etsy store Von Trash Jewelry will help you travel back in time with their colorful retro necklace designs. Their big pendants feature logos from shows such as Saved By the Bell and The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and from companies such as Nickelodeon and Walt Disney. They scream nostalgia.

Each pendant is made by hand with a saw and a drill, and they’re made to order. Turnaround time is 1-3 business days.

Check out more of the necklaces after the break.

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