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It has been a long time since I have posted a geeky musical instrument so when I saw this TARDIS ukulele, I knew I had to post it.  There is nothing better than combining my two greatest loves, science fiction and music!

In the past, I posted a really cool Doctor Who inspired TARDIS guitar better known as the GuiTARDIS but you don’t see ukuleles that often which I think makes this TARDIS ukulele even more special.

Etsy seller (the maker of the Pac-Man ukulele I posted in the past) is selling this fantastic TARDIS ukulele for $700.  I really have no idea if that is a good price as I have never looked into buying a ukulele before but I would guess it is a decent price considering the awesome TARDIS design.  Feel free to correct me in the comments below if I am way off about that.

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If you or somebody you know happens to get this, send us a video of you playing it and we will share it on here!

TARDIS Ukulele

Doctor Who TARDIS Ukulele

Doctor Who TARDIS Ukulele

TARDIS Ukulele

[Source:  Etsy via Geeks are Sexy]

A long time ago, I posted some Star Wars inspired Stormtrooper latte art that looking back in comparison to all of the other latte art I have posted is so ugly I probably should have never posted it.  It was a decent effort but looking back, it just wasn’t up to the quality standards I try to hold this site up to.  However, today I have found some great Stormtrooper latte art that is worthy of being on Global Geek News!

Sadly, I have no idea who the talented barista is that made this awesome work of Star Wars latte art but they did a great job!  If you know who made this awesome Stormtrooper latte art, let us know in the comments below so they can get the credit they deserve!

I’m not a coffee drinker but I could probably use a nice cup of Stormtrooper right about now.  Waking up at 4am with an extremely upset stomach is not fun and now I am so tired I will probably end up falling asleep at work.  At least the weekend is almost here!

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Stormtrooper Latte Art

Star Wars Stormtrooper Latte Art

[via Reddit]

Anybody who has been a reader of Global Geek News for any length of time knows I have a slight obsession with artwork by Megan Lara.  I tend to become especially crazed when the design is focused on Doctor Who.  I have t-shirts of all of her Doctor Who designs and a few others ranging from the Legend of Zelda (coincidentally, that is the one I am wearing now) to Battlestar Galactica.  She really is an incredible artist!

Well, speaking of her incredible work, another one of her amazing Doctor Who inspired shirts is on sale for just today!

The incredible folks over at TeeFury are selling this ‘I Am the Bad Wolf’ t-shirt for just $11 today only!  This design is the last in the collaborative series of Doctor Who shirts by Megan Lara and Omega Man 5000 and it might be my favorite!

There is a lot in this shirt that any Whovian is sure to love from Rose Tyler to the Doctor’s 3D glasses, any Doctor Who fan will fall in love with this shirt.  This shirt also makes it appropriate to ask people if they are your mummy and when they respond, yell EXTERMINATE!

I will be buying this shirt as soon as I finish this post since I have to have the last in the series considering I have all of the others.  If you get the shirt too, let us know in the comments below!  Also, using the links here (above or the source link below) supports Global Geek News because they are affiliate links and we get a tiny percentage of the sale.

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I Am The Bad Wolf T-Shirt

Doctor Who I Am The Bad Wolf T-Shirt

I Am The Bad Wolf T-Shirt Design

Doctor Who I Am The Bad Wolf T-Shirt Design

[Source:  TeeFury]

There aren’t too many shows these days that people of all generations enjoy but Doctor Who is one of those few shows.  I have met people that have been watching it for the 50 years that it has been on as well as little kids that are huge fans of the show.  Just a couple of weeks ago, I was picking up some fast food when a girl that I am guessing was around 6 or 7 years old started to freak out about how awesome one of my Megan Lara designed Doctor Who shirts was and got her dad to notice who was also a Whovian.  Well, speaking of little kids that like Doctor Who, it seems one Whovian just turned 6 and got some amazing Doctor Who cupcakes and a cake for their birthday.

The Clever Little Cupcake Company made these awesome Doctor Who cupcakes and TARDIS birthday cake for Lewis who apparently turned 6.  I can’t decide which cupcake I like the most, the Cyberman cupcakes, Dalek Cupcakes, sonic screwdriver cupcake or the TARDIS cupcake.  They all look so good!  I am very impressed with what this cupcake company has done!

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Doctor Who Cupcakes and Doctor Who Cake

Doctor Who Cupcakes and Birthday Cake

Doctor Who Cyberman Cupcake

Cyberman Cupcake

Doctor Who Dalek Cupcake

Dalek Cupcake

Doctor Who TARDIS Cupcake

TARDIS Cupcake

[Source:  The Clever Little Cupcake Company via Between the Pages]

With all of the excitement around Doctor Who lately, especially with the announcement of the 12th Doctor and the 50th anniversary special just a couple of months away, I couldn’t help but post this absolutely beautiful Weeping Angel cake.  I’ve posted a cool Doctor Who cake in the past that featured a Weeping Angel statue but it can’t hold a candle to the cake below.

I’ve seen some rather incredibly detailed cakes before but very few have reached the level of detail and beauty that this Weeping Angel cake has achieved.

This Weeping Angel cake was created by Mike’s Amazing Cakes.  I’m not sure I understand the whole bunny version of the 11th Doctor thing but even its sonic screwdriver is cool!

If I ever have a Weeping Angel cake made for me, these guys are the one to do it because I just can’t believe how incredibly detailed they made this cake!  My only concern is not being able to blink until it is entirely eaten.  I am a fast eater but not blinking for that long would be uncomfortable to say the least.

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Doctor Who Weeping Angel Cake

Weeping Angel Cake

Weeping Angel Cake Close Up

Doctor Who Weeping Angel Cake Close Up

Bunny 11th Doctor Cake

Doctor Who Bunny 11th Doctor Cake

[Source:  Mike’s Amazing Cakes via Between the Pages]

One of the downsides of the neighborhood where I live is that around here, we don’t have mailboxes that sit along the street like many places do.  Many houses just have a box next to their front door for the mail or others are like me and just have a slot in the front door itself.  It makes me really jealous of people that do really cool things with their mailbox.

In the past, I have featured a really silly Futurama Bender mailbox, a Boba Fett mailbox, a rather clever Darth Vader mailbox and even a solar powered Star Trek mailbox but I think this Tie Bomber mailbox below is my favorite.

Sadly, I don’t know who this awesome Tie Bomber mailbox belongs to so if you know who the owners of this are, please let me know in the comments below so we can give them the credit they deserve!

If I ever move somewhere that I can have a real mailbox, I definitely want one like this.  Or maybe a TARDIS mailbox.  Hmm, that is a tough decision.

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Tie Bomber Mailbox

Star Wars Tie Bomber Mailbox

[via Nerds do it better]