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lotr-rings-topTakayas Custom Jewelry looked to J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy realm for a little inspiration when they created this incredible wedding ring set for LOTR fans Wesley and Sarah.

For Wesley’s ring, Takayas looked to The Key to Erebor for design inspiration while Sarah’s rings incorporated elements from the Leaves of Lorien and Arwen’s Evenstar necklace (they’re also designed to fit seamlessly together).

The finished products look like they were actually forged in Middle Earth. Take a closer look on Fashionably Geek

little-mermaid-cardiganFrom Fashionably Geek: The Little Mermaid flyaway cardigan is perfect for cool summer nights at the beach. Made of 94% polyester; 6% spandex, this seafoam cardigan has an ivory lace raglan sleeve and back panel and ivory allover Ariel and shell print.

The Little Mermaid Flyaway Cardigan ($49.50-$53.50)

120-sided-die-e1462137031792When French-Belgian mathematician Eugéne Catalan came up with the concept of the disdyakis triacontahedron or 120-sided die over 150 years ago, it was, in theory, the most mathematically fair die possible.

Catalan’s theory has become a reality thanks to the talents and efforts of Robert Fathauer, Robert Bosch, and Henry Segerman who have created the first actual D120. Luckily for dice fans, they’ve started The Dice Lab to make it available.

They also made a video about the D120 and the mathematical magic behind it, which you can watch on Nerd Approved

Damn LARPers

larpbombAlex of Alexandria Photography has experienced the nightmare of every professional photographer.

The dreaded LARPbomb.

Look at that awesome dog though—ready for battle!

See more on Fashionably Geek

unicorn-pool-floatYou will look majestic as hell floating around on this magical, inflatable steed. You will glide on a wave of rainbows—protected from a sea of urine and used Band-Aids.

Read more on Nerd Approved

mccalls-belleMcCall’s has teamed up exclusively with Fashionably Geek to premiere the third wave of patterns in the Cosplay By McCall’s collection.

Two new patterns BELLE ROGUE and BELLE NOIR were developed in partnership with Ichigo Black, a designer known for her Japanese fashion inspired line of handmade clothing. Like all of her pieces, these new McCall’s patterns draw their inspiration from gothic, lolita and steampunk styles.

But wait until you check out the pics on Fashionably Geek

wedslabyrinth2-600x405Nearly 30 years ago a movie hit the big screen and vividly defined everything glorious about the ’80s in less than two hours. From Jim Henson creatures to the timeless glamour of the late David Bowie, Labyrinth went above and beyond to transport viewers to a different world.

It was also a box office bomb.

However, Labyrinth has become a cult classic in the years since. So, to commemorate the 30th anniversary, Fathom Events is bringing the film back to select theaters on September 11th and 14th ahead of the special edition Blu-ray that arrives on September 20th.

Read more on Nerd Approved

knightmage-afro-samurai-topCosplayer Michael Wilson aka Knightmage has put together an Afro Samurai cosplay that makes me think we need a lot more Afro Samurai cosplay in our lives.

I love the hair and I’m kind of fascinated with the headband. I wish I could walk around looking like the wind was constantly blowing around me.

Photos by Gwendolyn Graham and Black Apple Studios.

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Cg5rB8SWIAAPDfKHarry Potter fan Meredith McCardle had a brilliant idea for decorating a wall in her home.

Did I mention that she’s an author? Because that fact begins to put this project into perspective.

Using a projector she borrowed from an elementary school, McCardle traced the first page of Harry Potter on her wall then painted each letter with a high quality paint so she wouldn’t have to do a second coat.

Simple. Genius. I love everything about this idea.

Check out more pics on Nerd Approved