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Thing That Might Have to Exist

Thing That Might Have to Exist

Pun-Loving Publisher Designs Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Flavors Based on Classic Books

Ice cream, books, and puns? Thank you, Philadelphia-based publisher Quirk Books. Thank you for enriching my life this way. You can head to their website to see what would be in each of these literature-inspired Ben & Jerry’s flavors, but I’d like to share the description of War and Peach with you here, because it’s my favorite:

“An ambitious, sweeping, and impeccably detailed frozen treat of truly epic proportions, with so many ingredients that you’ll forget most of them existed by the time you’re halfway through your cone. Not easy to get through without a headache, but if you make it, you can brag about finishing it for the rest of your life.”

Check behind the cut for flavors based on Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Oliver Twist, World War Z, and more.

(via: Laughing Squid)

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Daria Movie Starring Aubrey Plaza Is Not A Real Thing: What Sort Of Sick Sad World Is This?

La la la la la… La la la la la…

She’s back– College Humor released this fake movie trailer for Daria: High School Reunion starring deadpan darling Aubrey Plaza. A while ago there were some rumors floating around of Plaza actually playing Daria in a live-action movie, but nothing ever came of it. Now that she’s in this trailer, we wish something had! Check it out and get your nostalgia on.

(via Flavorwire)

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Vote to Get More Female Lego Minifigs Made!

We might finally be getting more female Lego minifigures, but only if the project gets 10,000 votes on the website Cuusoo, Lego’s platform where users can suggest new products and the public can vote on their worth.  As of now the project is at 6,910 votes, but hopefully it will continue to grow.  This initiative follows controversy regarding Lego Friends, Lego’s toy line created exclusively for girls that had many outraged, and sparked discussion of gender roles and children’s toys in 2011.

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What If Poké Balls Were Actually Nesting Dolls For Adorable Pokémon?

I’ve always been a fan of nesting dolls, aka matryoshka. And it’s always fun when something not normally geeky gets turned geeky. We’ve posted some actual nerdy nesting dolls before but artist Michael Myers has done a few illustrations that look at the concept a different way. He turned Poké Balls into nesting dolls with perfect little monsters at the gooey center. Ok, I admit, I’ve taken this to a weird place. I digress. Meyers calls his Pokémon nesting dolls, Poketryoshka. Enjoy.

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Samuel L. Jackson Wanted Nick Fury to Have a Cameo in Breaking Bad, Because Samuel L. Jackson is Wonderful

“I just wanted to order a three piece [in Pollos Hermanos] and really freak people out. Then people would be going, ‘Wow, was that him?’”Samuel L. Jackson on his proposed Breaking Bad Nick Fury cameo; when The Avengers was shooting in Albuquerque, Breaking Bad was in the studio right across the street.

Oh, Samuel L. Jackson. I love so much about the things you choose to be.

(via: MTV)

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Genius or Evil? Fan-created Doctor Who Guess Who Game Exists, But You Can’t Buy It

If there was ever one boardgame that I wanted as a kid and almost never got to play because we didn’t own it and whenever I was around a set nobody else wanted to play it… it was Guess Who. It involved logic! And process of elimination! And flipping REALLY LOUD pieces of plastic down in an INCREDIBLY SATISFYING WAY.

So, this realization of how easy it would be to brand Guess Who to franchise fiction in the same way that Monopoly, Life, and Trivial Pursuit have been is a now constant itch of frustration. Why can’t I go out and just buy official editions of Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, or DC Universe themed sets of Guess Who and try to stump my friends with incredibly obtuse and niggly questions of canon.

Fortunately, youtube maven Karen Kavett, who created the above video, has also created a how-to.

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Hunger Games Meets Girl Talk For Dating & Death!

I must make a slight amendment to that category. It should read: THINGS THAT MUST EXIST NAO! Like, totally! The 1988 classic board game, Girl Talk, is improved upon by College Humor in this video. Why just talk about boys, make-up, and dating when you can talk about boys, make-up, and dating while also trying to avoid being murdered by your fellow tributes? And yes, it’s called The Hunger Games Game, and we can imagine the tweens in the Capitol playing it right now. We can also imagine ourselves playing it: Right. Now. Also, one or more of us may still own Girl Talk or a Girl Talk-type telephone. You can guess but I’m never telling. Unless I draw the truth card.

(via HuffPost Women)

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Microsoft Is Developing A Universal Translator. Yes, That Thing From Star Trek.

I’ll never forget the day I learned about universal translators from Star Trek. I remember thinking I wouldn’t have to bother learning any other languages because surely we were close enough technologically to them becoming a reality. Well, three and a half years of German classes later, we still didn’t have them. But! The time is near, lazy language lovers! Microsoft is developing a universal translator as we speak! 

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The TARDIS Ring: Yes, I Vow to Spend Eternity Traveling Through Time and Space With You

Well, I don’t know about you guys, but if this sparkly token was presented to me followed by or immediately preceding a marriage proposal, you can color me convinced. Even if it was presented by a Cyberman. Okay, maybe not. Created by Tumblr user Pathetic Paripatetic, this TARDIS ring features a “tension set 1CT Princess Cut center stone.” Click through for more details.

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The Girl Scout Cookie-Flavored Nestlé Crunch Bar

Someone posted this picture of a Nestlé Crunch Bar on Reddit that, according to the label, is flavored like a Girl Scout cookie known as the Thin Mint. And that on the aforementioned label, this is part of a series of “Limited Edition Cookie Flavors,” which is plural. Which means there might be a whole line of Nestlé Crunch Bars that are flavored like Girl Scout cookies. But for now, all we have is this mysterious sample candy, taunting us … playing with us … making us crave a minty, crunchy chocolate dream … Even the delusion is better than Girl Scout cookie lip balm.

What happens now? Petition? A march on Nestlé headquarters? I will go to Vevey, Switzerland if I have to, if that’s what it takes. I will go to Vevey, Switzerland.

(via That’s Nerdalicious)

Previously in Girl Scout Cookies

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