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Geek Bits: Brits Scared Star Trek Fans Will "Start a Weird Cult" and More [Links]

Unipiper Plays Bagpipes Balancing on BB-8
We'd love to hear what you think of the Internet's strangest and geekiest moments in this week's "Geek Bits."


This Spider-Man Car is Amazing 
To celebrate Spider-Man’s long-awaited welcome into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, here’s a custom 2000 Toyota Celica that honours the webbed hero.

Batman Rollercoaster Offers Riders Darkness...No Parents...Plenty of Thrills
After being lifted straight up a 120-foot hill, this 4-D Wing Coaster challenges riders to "face their fears" as they flip head-over-heels at least six times along the weightless, tumbling journey. Along the way, riders face hills and unexpected drops along with an interactive ride experience. BATMAN: The Ride gives riders an experience simulating flying like batman.

For Some Reason No One Bought This Star Trek Themed Mansion for $35 Million
The mansion belongs to Marc Bell, the former CEO of networking site FriendFinder. The 27,000-square-foot, eight-bedroom, 16-bath estate at 3682 Princeton Place is like a private resort, tucked away in a gated community and designed for entertaining with three bars. It’s also equipped with a 9-car garage with car lifts, an arcade, 1,500-bottle wine cellar, gym, Xbox gaming room and a basketball court. The property is off the market and remains unsold. Why?!

Meet the real-life superhero who dresses up as a giant grasshopper to hunt for "drink-drivers"
Supported by the police and wearing an armband identifying him as an official drink-drive patrolman, Kumagai is funded by local Buddhist Priest Fukumitsu, the head of the Gokurakuji Temple. Dressed like a member of Kamen Riders and the police say "he is actually raising awareness of the dangers of drink driving and is catching people at it who he then reports to the police. Every city should have a Kamen Rider."

British Police Are Terrified That Fans Of Star Trek Would "Go Mad" Or "Start A Weird Cult"
According to UK’s Telegraph this weekend, British police and intelligence agencies were monitoring fans of shows like Star Trek and The X-Files in the run-up to the Millennium “amid fears that British fans would go mad and kill themselves, turn against society or start a weird cult.”

You Can Now Play As Superman In Grand Theft Auto 5

A Guy Dressed Up Like Superman to Streak a Rugby Field

Artist’s Beautiful Illustrations of Kids Playing as Star Wars Characters Perfectly Capture Childhood



Star Trek: The Animated Series - "The Time Trap" (01x12) - Recommended
I didn't watch this episode, but here are some reviews from awesome blogs


Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) - Recommended
I didn't watch this movie, but here are some reviews from awesome blogs
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  1. A 2000 Celica? No wonder the owner is dressing it up.

  2. That's right - Trek and X-Files fans are SO dangerous!
    Kamen Rider. Now I've seen everything.
    And not a chance I'd get on that coaster.

  3. I saw Mad Max last night, and defiantly recommend it.
    I'm going to build my own them park with Blackjack and hookers.


  4. "In fact forget about the blackjack and the park!"

  5. Yeah a 14 year old car needs some pimping

  6. Great links. That car is so cool.

  7. I read so much, I am so dizzy... so it's okay to be a star trek fan or are we taking over the world.


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