Frozen's "Let it go" sung in Klingon

Ever wonder what the song "Let it go" from Disney's hit movie Frozen would sound like in Klingon? Me neither but then again, something like that would never even occur to me. But it did occur to Jen Usellis, who performs as the Klingon Pop Warrior.

Listen as she belts out her Klingonese version, called "yIbuSQo'":

Nerdist:

After Reddit user staq16 posted the song to Reddit’s Star Trek subreddit earlier this month, the track quickly earned mad parmaq from the forum’s community. However, while most users thought the song was on point, some took issue with the fact that Klingons are known for not enjoying the cold—nor letting things go. They also apparently don’t do a lot of other things.

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Watch this scientist make identical snowflakes

Southern California might seem like a strange place to study snowflakes, but that's where Ken Libbrecht perfected his technique for making identical snowflakes. Read the rest

Look at these knockoff LEGO products spotted at a Hong Kong night market

Bootie Mashup's Adrian Roberts is traveling in Hong Kong right now and came across these amusing knockoff LEGO products at the Temple Street Night Market.

Click on the images below to look at them closer.

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11-year-old boy performs 'Let it go' onstage with 'Frozen' singer Idina Menzel

Idina Menzel, the voice of Elsa from Frozen, closed out her Dallas area concert on July 30th by inviting children to sit on stage. She picked out the one boy in the sea of girls and brought him up to sing the film's hit song, "Let it Go."

And sing he did. Wow.

The boy, 11-year-old Luke Chacko, owned the stage like a pro. Menzel was so wowed that she demanded an immediate encore. He, of course, got a standing ovation from the audience.

In a post-concert news interview, Luke describes Menzel's performance as, "amazing" and furthered, "She talked to the audience. She took people on a journey which is really important to music."

He continued, "I know boys don't like 'Let it Go' because it's a girls' song but, I mean, songs are for everyone. It's music. It's art." (A-men.)

I imagine we'll be hearing more of this talented young man in the future.

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The disturbing world of bootleg Disney's Frozen games

Maybe you've heard of Elsa Frozen Brain Surgery -- you know, the game where you open the popular Disney princess' skull and extract fashion items from her glittering brain morass for her to wear later.

"Once you’re sure she needs a brain surgery, start shaving her gorgeous blonde hair and prepare her for the long surgery hours," the game instructs. "Then feel free to dig into her brain and make sure you use the right doctor tools to cut out her little obsessions, to repair whatever you find broken and to reactivate the dead synapses snowflakes." Dark.

Of course, Elsa Frozen Brain Surgery is just one of the weird little games hoping for a sliver of the explosive princess brand recognition. Today I also found Baby Elsa Spinal Surgery, where the starring princess becomes a child with inexplicable but deeply-unsettling back wounds, as well as Olaf at the Dentist ("The pain and the shame are unbearable, so he is asking you to play the dentist role for him.")

My friend Peter Yeh has offered us an eye-opening look at some other items out there: Apparently, poorly-cloned Disney princesses need everything from slimy makeovers to new bathroom wallpaper, in addition to appearing in barely-functional knockoff Super Mario-alikes and hundreds and hundreds of paper doll dress-ups.

Apply nitrous to Princess Anna's face in her birthing simulator. Then, of course, there is Spank Elsa Butt (maybe don't watch that at work).

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