I’ll admit, I had no idea that Adagio had been curating such an extensive collection of fandom-inspired tea blends until they contacted us about doing a review. I’m so glad they did, because now I have a go-to source for tea that contains thousands of fun options. Seriously, if you’re a fan of something nerdy, odds are there’s a collection of tea blends inspired by it—perhaps several.

For the purposes of this review, we went with a sampler set of one of the most popular Harry Potter collections because, well…it just seemed like a good place to start. [click to continue…]

Spicy Skittles and Starburst cometh. I’m sure you have a snap judgement about the idea of mixing fruity and spicy flavors, but you’ll have to wait until December 2017 for confirmation. Actually, the Sweet Heat packs aren’t the only new Skittles innovation on deck for the latter half of 2017. Mars and Wrigley recently announced over 30 “new product innovations” at the National Confectioners Association’s Sweets & Snacks Expo in Chicago, and the upcoming Skittles flavors were definitely the most interesting. Check out two more upcoming limited edition product releases below. [click to continue…]

Yesterday, Vanity Fair revealed the covers for their Star Wars 40th anniversary issue, and today they’re following it up with additional photos from the legendary Annie Leibovitz, a behind-the-scenes video of the shoot and interviews with the cast and crew. Check out some of the highlights on Nerd Approved

ThinkGeek just launched a geek pride sale that discounts over 150 popular nerdy items by 30%. The list includes everything from Star Trek garden gnomes to Pip Boy mugs to Loungely Pokemon bags. Head on over to ThinkGeek to grab your favorite things before they sell out!

Luxie Beauty has partnered with Warner Bros for an official line of cruelty-free Wonder Woman makeup brushes. The set of five brushes includes a Flat Kabuki Brush, Beauty Buffer, Angled Buffer, Tapered Kabuki, and a Fan Brush. A compact mirror inspired by Wonder Woman’s shield is even tossed in as a bonus. As you’ll see in the image below, it might be the coolest thing about the whole set! See more on Fashionably Geek

One of the food world’s most hotly debated subjects is whether Five Guys or In-N-Out produces the best hamburger. A recent poll crowned Five Guys the winner for 2017, but In-N-Out fans are holding fast to their claim of burger superiority.

Hellthy JunkFood has decided to weigh in on the matter, holding a competition between homemade versions of each chain’s burger while also providing recipes. While each looked delicious, there could only be one champion, and it was up to the legendary Daym Drops to make the final determination. [click to continue…]

When it comes to Alien-themed treats, desserts like this series from Christine McConnell might be outside the reach of mere mortals. Rosanna Pansino’s Alien Cake Balls, on the other hand, are fun and fairly easy to make. See how it’s done in the video below. [click to continue…]

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Fandango is offering Nerd Approved readers the chance to win one of five $25 gift cards! You can use the card for any summer movie, but Wonder Woman DOES come out on June 2nd and the cards DO have a fancy Wonder Woman theme. Just sayin’. Head on over to Nerd Approved to enter. The more entries you earn, the better your odds of winning!

Neil Gaiman, one of the greatest authors of our age, has agreed to divert his attention from projects like the American Gods series to read the Cheesecake Factory menu in front of a live audience. However, he won’t do it for nothing. I mean, this is a massive undertaking. Have you ever seen their menu? It will be like reading War and Peace on stage. No, he will only do it if we can raise $500,000 for charity. [click to continue…]

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