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Monday, May 10, 2010

Here’s what else is going on in nerd news around the web:

Updating David Lynch’s Dune: Uber-fan Sasha Burrow is working on an updating the FX of 1984 classic Dune, and now, he’s asking for help.

“Although I am currently working on this by Myself, it’s a large undertaking and if there is anyone interested in helping this project along, feel free to contact Me – We might actually be able to get this project completed with a few more skilled and enthusiastic people!”

Old Version:

New Version:

[via Boing Boing]

Mad science meets Captain America: Toby Jones has joined the cast of Captain America: The First Avenger as evil scientist Arnim Zola. It’ll shoot this summer in England.

[The Hollywood Reporter]

Will we see a new MacBook Air this week? Rumors say yes, and that the announcement will come tomorrow. The news comes from the same tipster who predicted the MacBook Pro update.

[via Australian Macworld]

More Captain America … in 3D: It looks like Captain America could be the first Marvel hero who gets the flashy 3D treatment. Technically, Thor could be shown in 3D, too, but as the film is already in production, it would need to be converted after the filming. Captain America, however, could be shot for 3D.

[via L.A. Times]

Nerdy Want:

Space slug oven mitt, $20

[via The Daily What]

Your Daily Dinosaur:

Dian Dian the Chihuahua

[via American McGee’s Flickr Stream]

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