This Double Heat Changing Skull Mug changes quite a bit once you pour in some hot or warm water. If you add in warm water, the skull changes to red, and if you add in something hot, it changes to white. It’s kinda like the skin is melting off the bone.

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It’s Black Friday, but I’ll be dammed if I’m going to rush out to fight the crowds. I would rather stay at home and browse some of the awesome deals to be had online.

If you feel the same way, check out the list of Black Friday deals from some of our favorite merchants after the break. It’s loaded with places that you can find great prices on toys, games, and clothes from all of your favorite fandoms.

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laser etched pumpkin pie

Pumpkin pies don’t get decorated often enough, and when they do, it’s usually with leaves cut out of pie dough. The Quirky YouTube channel went a different route and put the Mayflower onto their Thanksgiving pumpkin pie, and they used a laser-cutting machine to burn the image onto the pie’s surface. It’s silly, but nifty.

Watch the laser cutter go to work in the video after the break.

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Buzzfeed recently made a list of 50 Completely Unexplainable Stock Photos No One Will Ever Use and Totinos took up the challenge with their Buzzfeed’s 50 Unusable Stock Photos: Used!.

We’ve added some of our favorites after the break. I warn you that you may be disturbed. You have to give them props for taking on the challenge with this kind of commitment.

Head after the break to see the pictures.

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Nerd Approved TeePublic Store

Black Friday is in full swing in our Nerd Approved Media merch store! We have tons of nerdy shirts on sale for a limited time.

Right now you can score every shirt in the store for just $14. Hoodie prices are also being slashed to $35.

So head on over to the store and grab all of your favorite nerdy designs while you can!


Want to learn how to make the perfect cheeseburger? Sean Brock–one of the hosts of PBS’s The Mind of a Chef cooking show and the executive chef at Husk, in Charleston, South Carolina–is here to show you the ropes. In the following video Sean uses some tasty ground meat, bacon and American cheese to make a truly mouthwatering cheeseburger.

Check out the video after the break to see how it’s done…

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deadpool latte art

The best part of waking up is a little mercenary in your coffee cup. Twitter user Sugi shared a photo of this Deadpool latte art, and I can’t get over how much detail there is. He looks like he would tear you up in from the inside if you tried to drink him.

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deep fried thanksgiving dinner

It’s time to deal with Thanksgiving leftovers. While heating up your turkey, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce in the microwave is a fine option, you can get more creative. Amy of Oh Bite It decided to see what the leftovers would be like stuffed into some dough and deep fried.

She put together a bowl of Thanksgiving dinner (this is not for those of you who don’t like different kinds of food to be mixed), stuffed them into circles of crescent dough, and fried them in hot oil. I’m intrigued. Heck, it could improve the taste of bland food.

Get the complete recipe at Oh Bite It.

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Have you ever looked at a baked potato and thought it would make a great tauntaun? Me either, but one enterprising individual did and is trying to fund “Baked Potauntauns” on Indiegogo. The idea is that you stick a tauntaun headpiece and two haunches onto a baked potato, fill the potato with Luke Skywalker made from butter (the mold is provided), and then cut it open with a lightsaber knife. Because, why not?

See another picture and the campaign video after the break.

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Channel a little bit of Walter White every time you drink with this Golden Moth Chemical drum glass from Breaking Bad. It’s 4.5″ tall and can hold all kinds of non-toxic beverages (or even office supplies). Get multiple glasses so you have an entire set to use at dinner parties. They’ll go over great, I promise.

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