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Even though I have boxes upon boxes of blankets stacked on shelves in my basement, I don’t see myself ever using them again since I have discovered the wonder that is the Snuggie (sleeved blanked).  I don’t feel like I can ever get rid of the blankets that are taking up a considerable part of my basement mainly because they were made for me and my family by other family members, some of whom have passed on and getting rid of them just doesn’t seem right.  However, if I was ever to use a non-sleeved blanket again, without a doubt, it would have to be this awesome Sonic the Hedgehog fleece blanket!

The spectacular folks over at ThinkGeek are selling this amazing Sonic the Hedgehog fleece blanket for only $19.99!  If you love Sonic and are looking for a good way to stay warm this winter, this is the perfect blanket for you!

Even if you have a Snuggie like me and have no desire to go back to the world of normal blankets, this would still make for a great Christmas present or other gift for any Sonic fans you may know.  Remember, winter is coming!

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Sonic the Hedgehog Blanket

Sonic the Hedgehog Blanket

Sonic Blanket

Sonic the Hedgehog Blanket

[Source:  ThinkGeek]

Although I still occasionally watch a guy known as MonotoneTim (he is hilarious and has an amazing voice) on Twitch play Oregon Trail II, it has been far too many years since I have played any of the classic Oregon Trail games.  I always loved playing them as a kid and occasionally I still get some of the music from Oregon Trial II stuck in my head (right now happens to be one of those times).  However, for as much as people used to love the games, it doesn’t seem like they get much love from the merchandise world.  In the past, I posted about a cool You Have Died of Dysentery t-shirt and I bought a shirt from Woot (I think) that says something like ‘I blazed the Oregon Trail and all I got was this lousy t-shirt and dysentery’ but until now, I think those were the only two Oregon Trail shirts I have ever seen.  Well, now I have found an awesome third one and it is on sale for half price!

The amazing people over at ThinkGeek are selling this Oregon Trail ‘Dysentery Awareness’ t-shirt for just $9.99 right now!  That is half of the normal price!  It is a little hard to read in the picture below but it says ‘only you can prevent dysentery’ on the top and ‘paid for by the Oregon safety board’ on the bottom.

If you grew up loving Oregon Trail like I did, you should get one of these amazing shirts before the price goes back up!

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Oregon Trail Dysentery Awareness T-Shirt

Oregon Trail Dysentery Awareness T-Shirt

[Source:  ThinkGeek]

With winter quickly approaching, its time to start thinking about how you are going to stay warm on those long, cold winter days.  These days, I just use natural gas to heat my home (yay for low income assistance!) but I do have a wood burning stove in my basement just in case the heater stops working.  However, my wood burning stove just seems boring after seeing this amazing DIY R2-D2 wood burning stove.

Instructables user doddieszoomer created this amazing R2-D2 log burning stove out of an old propane tank.  You can see all of the steps and pictures for making your own over on the Instructables guide they created for making your own.  However, if you are DIY challenged or just don’t have the tools to build one for yourself but you still want one, you can bid on this one over on eBay.  As of the time of this writing, there are 5 days to go on the auction with no bids so you have a little bit of time and not much competition if you want to pick this up.  However, make sure you are aware of the shipping charges because shipping something like this isn’t cheap!  Shipping is showing approximately $303.16 for me so keep that in mind if this is the droid stove you are looking for.

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R2-D2 Log Stove

R2-D2 Wood Stove

R2-D2 Log Stove

R2-D2 Log Stove

[Source:  Instructables via Nerd Approved]

Its not very often that I post much cosplay on Global Geek News these days since I have a site dedicated to cosplay and other geeky clothing items called, Fanboy Fashion.  However, I thought since I already had a Zelda related post over there today (a stunning pair of hand-painted Legend of Zelda shoes), I might as well post this beautiful lady Link cosplay here.  You guys should know by now that I am a major sucker for pointy ears and great Legend of Zelda cosplay so you can imagine how much I like this female Link cosplay!

This beautiful Lady Link cosplayer is known as Chaos Elixir.  Not only did she do great with the cosplay, the props are fantastic too!  Speaking of fantastic, the amazing photography was done by Sam Dickinson Photography.  Between the cosplay and photography, there is a lot to love about these pictures!  I especially love the last couple of pictures with the ocarina playing.

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Legend of Zelda Female Link CosplayLegend of Zelda Female Link CosplayLegend of Zelda Lady Link CosplayLegend of Zelda Lady Link CosplayLegend of Zelda Lady Link CosplayLegend of Zelda Lady Link Cosplay[Source:  Chaos Elixir via Geek x Girls]

The #1 I hate about my bedroom is the lack of outlets for plugging stuff in.  Having only one outlet means I have a number of power strips daisy chained just to run all of my computers, game consoles, tv, and a ton of other gadgets and as much as I would like to have a mini fridge in my bedroom, I don’t want to push my luck and increase the risk of burning my house down any more than than I already have.  However, if I ever get another outlet put in or move somewhere that I have the ability to plug more stuff in, this Borg mini fridge is exactly what I will get!

The Star Trek loving nerds over at ThinkGeek are selling this amazing Borg Cube mini fridge for $149.99.  This Collective approved fridge can hold up to 9 pop cans with a little bit of room to spare and lights up green just like a real Borg Cube!  If you are a Star Trek fan who hates having to walk all the way to the kitchen to get something to drink while you are Netflixing on Star Trek: Voyager, this is the perfect mini fridge for you!  And one other interesting note, not only can this keep food cold but it can also keep it warm up to 149°F!

Now, if only somebody could invent a transporter to beam the pee out of you, you would never have to leave your bedroom ever again!

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Star Trek Borg Cube Mini Fridge

Borg Cube Mini Fridge

Star Trek Borg Cube Mini Fridge

Borg Cube Mini Fridge

[Source:  ThinkGeek]

When it comes to keys, I’m not usually one to keep a bunch of unnecessary things on my keychain but I have been known to have a few interesting things on them occasionally like my old laser tag identifier thing from when I used to play often (I was a laser tag god and nobody could touch me).  However, last week my laser tag stuff finally managed to break off after all of these years and now I am in the market of something new to help me spot my keys when I am looking for them.  The search for something new brought me to these amazing Legend of Zelda inspired key chains that I thought were cool enough to share with all of you.

The folks over at FanGamer are selling these amazing Legend of Zelda Boss Key and Small Key keychains for $20 (I think for the pair).  Right now they are only available for pre-order but they are supposed to start shipping sometime in late September.  The Boss Key features kind of an antique gold finish while the Small Key has an antique silver finish.

If you are like me and plan on getting these, just a word of caution in that these are apparently fairly heavy according to the reviews and I have seen heavy sets of keys cause problems with ignition switches in cars in the past so you might want to think twice before putting them on the same key ring as your car keys.

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Legend of Zelda Boss Key and Small Key Keychains

Legend of Zelda Boss Key and Small Key Keychains

[Source: FanGamer]