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If Pokemon isn’t your thing, you probably didn’t care too much about the Pokemon coffee cup sizes I posted a while back, but if you are a Legend of Zelda fan, than you are sure to flip over this awesome set of Link coffee cups!  I’m not sure what coffee house is serving coffee in awesome Link cups like this, but I would definitely visit that place often if it was near me, even if I don’t drink coffee!

Depending on what size coffee you want, you can order an 8-bit Link coffee (12 oz.), a Wind Waker Link coffee (16 oz.) or Skyward Sword Link coffee(20 oz).  Not being a Wind Waker fan, I would probably go with any size but that one.

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Legend of Zelda Link Coffee Cup Sizes

Legend of Zelda Link Coffee Cup Sizes

[via That’s Nerdalicious]

One of the iconic toys from my childhood that you don’t hear much about these days is Mr. Potato Head.  I guess it makes sense that you don’t hear much about him anymore since most of today’s kids are obsessed with video games and the internet.  However, one of the things that made Mr. Potato Head such a great toy was that he was versatile and you could make him whatever you want.

This is how Flickr user Ginger Troll keeps him relevant even today, by turning the toy into a Big Daddy from Bioshock.  I think if the creators of Mr. Potato Head had parts so that kids could make things like the Big Daddy from Bioshock, the old toy might still have some life in it yet!  Or maybe I am just longing to be a kid again.

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Mr Potato Head as a Big Daddy from Bioshock

Mr Potato Head as a Big Daddy from Bioshock

Mr Potato Head as a Bioshock Big Daddy with Lights

Mr Potato Head as a Bioshock Big Daddy with Lights

[Source:  Ginger Troll via Geeks are Sexy]

It always makes my day when Global Geek News readers send me something to post that shows off their geeky side!

In this case, GGN reader Justin Quebedeaux sent me these pictures of his awesome Legend of Zelda owl tattoo he got on his arm.  I love the look of the Hylian Crest on the chest of the owl.  The tattoo artist that inked this amazing tattoo, who you can see in the lower right image, is James Laing of Turning Point Tattoos.  I’d say he did a pretty good job!

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Legend of Zelda Owl Tattoo

Legend of Zelda Owl Tattoo

I can’t really say I have ever been a huge fan of non-traditional shaped blankets, but next to the Legend of Zelda Ocarina blanket I posted about recently, this is one of the coolest blankets I have ever seen!  It might not be as practical as my snuggie, but what baby really needs a blanket with sleeves anyway?

Well, for those that have a love for Yoshi and are in the market for a baby blanket, Etsy seller SheriBFabulous is selling this awesome Yoshi Egg afghan blanket for $150.  This blanket is 4’x3′ so unless you are a really small person, this is probably too small for you no matter how much you may want it for yourself.

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Yoshi Egg Baby Blanket

Yoshi Egg Baby Blanket

[Source:  Etsy via So Geek Chic]

I’ve never been a big fan of the idea of wearing a ring no matter how cool they might be.  Even the idea of something like a wedding ring makes me glad I choose to stay single.  Well, for those that do like to wear rings and happen to be a big Legend of Zelda fan, I have found the ring for them!

Etsy seller Enrah is selling this awesome Legend of Zelda Hylian Shield ring for the amazingly low price of $8!  That is a pretty hard price to beat for those who like to sport some Legend of Zelda jewelry!  Personally, I will just stick with my Legend of Zelda Hylian crest hat.

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Legend of Zelda Hylian Shield Ring

Legend of Zelda Hylian Shield Ring

[Source:  Etsy]

I’ve largely broken my addiction to Angry Birds although I still play the occasional game however I just can’t seem to get enough Angry Birds themed food.  I’ve posted a bunch of Angry Birds cakes in the past including a playable Angry Birds cake but I am pretty sure this is the first Angry Birds cupcake tower I have ever posted (I can’t be sure as I really don’t remember all of the near 2000 posts I have written on GGN).

This spectacular looking Angry Birds cupcake tower was created by Jodi Miller.  If I ever need some cupcakes made, I know who to go to because this are some of the most amazingly detailed cupcakes I have ever seen!

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Angry Birds Cupcake Tower

Angry Birds Cupcake Tower

Angry Birds Cupcake Tower Close-Up

Angry Birds Cupcake Tower Close-Up

[via Between the Pages]