The "Nerd Alert" Report...

by Rachelle Hruska · April 6, 2009

    Lego Rock Band is set to hit markets later this year.  Will this be enough of a cause for us to resume our Rock Band Parties in celebration? [Gizmodo]

    Blackberry has three new models in development.  Their code names are as follows: Onyx, Driftwood, and Magnum. They seem to be different versions of the same BlackBerry that is customized for different carrier needs. [Fudzilla

    Business Week debuts America's Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs. Among those included, a favorite of ours, Rachel Sterne, 25, founder of GroudReport. Catch out the rest. [Business Week]

    The James Bond Museum in Keswick, England has officially opened its doors.  Peter Nelson, a retired dental surgeon, and avid Bond fan, is the man responsible for the museum with items like a Lotus car and the original golden gun. [BBC]

    The Batting Average for Nerds is equal to The number of people you follow on Twitter vs. The Number of Followers you have. [Twitter]

    Go behind the scenes at the Netflix company in Northborough, Mass. Watch as 50 employees of the DVD rental giant sort through and repackage more than 60,000 discs each day. [Boston]

    The Universal Record Database, the "definitive site for human acheivement" has a website encouraging people to set world records in any manner they are capable of thinking up.  Who knew Rachel Sklar could wiggle her ears!? [Media Bistro]

    NYMag's Vanessa Grigoriadis puts Zuck on the cover of this week's magazine where she digs deep inside Facebook to try and understand it's users.  She wonders what will happen when we all get sick of Facebook. [NY Mag]