Browsing articles tagged with " tardis"
Mar
8

Fold Your Own Cube Geek Characters

I recently stumbled across a gold mine when I found a website for Cubeecraft (pronounced “kyoob-ee”) papercraft toys. You can download, print, cut out and assemble your own favorite geek characters… for FREE!

I’ve included a mere tiny collection of what can be found on Cubeecraft’s website.

60′s Batman

Star Wars Stormtrooper

Doctor Who – The 11th Doctor

Doctor Who Tardis

Doctor Who Dalek

Harry Potter

Star Trek – Spock

Wall-E

They don’t just do geek characters either!

Aqua Teen Hunger Force – Frylock

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Nov
25

25 Tardis-Inspired Gift Ideas

When it comes to the holidays, what better to give than a gift that reminds loved ones just how much of a geek you are (trust me, you’re not alone). We found 25 cool-yet-random gift ideas based on of one of our favorite inspiring items: the Tardis. Uh, random might be an understatement for some of these bad boys.

Ice bucket from Neatorama.com.

Tardis Dress by Tara Reich.

Mug with lid from DrWhoGear.co.uk.

Soap from Luxury Lane Soap.

Necklace by LiiLii.

Wallet by Coolbeans 717.

Earrings by LampshadesnLollipops.

Cuff links by BlinkPhoto.

USB hub at Target.

Scarf by Rebecca Roach.

iPad sleeve by MyFunkyCamelot.

Macbook decals by Robot1001001.

Glasses case by SlippedSketch.

Ring by TheClayPony.

eReader sleeve by fourcorners.

Paperclip by bohemianstorm.

Collar by UlZaorith.

Vinyl Satchel by Mibolsa.

Floating pen at Amazon.com.

Phone on victormorris.com.

Air Freshener from DrWhoGear.co.uk.

Tardis Christmas ornament by Pixelated Mushroom.

Rucksack on DrWhoGear.co.uk.

I’d not consider this next one a gift, but it’s apparently very popular in the UK (and quite a unique use of the famous blue box).

Last but not least, though we’ve been told it isn’t what we think it is, this shack does look like a Whovian outhouse! Or you can buy a regular outhouse and play pretend in your back yard.

Photo by Sandra Whiteway.

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Mar
31

Best mode of transportation: The Spaceship

On a daily basis, I hear my friends talk about what car they’d love to drive. A BMW this or that. I don’t know about you, but there’s another form of transportation I’d kill to take to work every day: a spaceship!

In lieu of fans everywhere that agree, here’s a look at some of the coolest, creepiest, and funniest spaceships to ever to grace TV and film.

U.S.S. Enterprise (Star Trek)

Matt Jeffries original design

The original bridge

The new Enterprise (by Ryan Church)

The new bridge

Check out more panoramic views of the new bridge on Sci Fi Scoop.

If you’re one of those people that loves a behind the scenes look at the architecture of such a ship, check out the blueprints for almost every Star Trek ship to date!

The Galactica (Battlestar Galactica)

The Galactica

Original concepts for the bridge

Here’s an interesting article and breakdown of these first two ships: Starship Enterprise vs. Battlestar Galactica: Who would win?

Cylon Raider (Battlestar Galactica)

Cylon Raider

Death Star (Star Wars)

Though technically a space station, this moon-shaped creation needs to be on the list!

Escape from the Death Star (by Geoff Hutchins)

The Millennium Falcon (Star Wars)

The Millennium Falcon

Millenium Falcon Lego version

The Tardis (Dr. Who)

The Tardis (aka English phone booth)

Interior of the Tardis (yes, much larger on the inside!)

Winnebago Eagle V (Spaceballs)

Winnebago Eagle V

Borg Cube (Star Trek)

Borg Cube

Shadow Vessel (Babylon 5)

This one is for those of you who love spiders.

Shadow Vessel (very creepy)

Serenity (Firefly)

The coolest part about this ship is that, when it’s taking off, the lighted back end makes it look like (you guessed it) a firefly!

Serenity

The Mothership (Close Encounters of the Third Kind)

The Mothership

Detailed model of The Mothership

Stargate Atlantis

Though the exterior is also cool, it’s the gate room that makes the ships in any Stargate series unique!

Stargate Atlantis gate room

Aries 1B Earth-Moon Shuttle (2001: A Space Odyssey)

Aries 1B Earth-Moon shuttle

How to make a spaceship

For anyone wondering how you can make your own spaceship at home, the Browncoats show you how to build a spaceship on a budget.

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Author: Kristen Nedopak

Kristen is a producer, director, actress and host... and lover of anything fantasy or sci-fi. The goal of this blog is to share the art and creativity involved in capturing the otherworlds that inspire us daily. Enjoy! * * * Kristen's official site: KristenNedopak.com

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