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Last weekend’s episode of Doctor Who showed us the TARDIS in “Siege Mode”—a last resort means of defense. It basically turned the TARDIS into a little Gallifreyan cube, and now you can own a replica of its latest incarnation. This comes from Rubbertoe Replicas who makes all sort of officially licensed Doctor Who props. The beautiful little cube measures 7.5 cm square and comes packed in a little black box to keep it safe.

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Lots of neighborhoods have Halloween decorating contests to see who can come up with the most impressive display. This one, with a giant pirate shipping crashing through the house, wins them all. It’s the work of brothers Ricky and Tony Rodriguez who transformed their Mom’s house in Lorain, Ohio over the course of two weeks. The whole thing is great, but the way they made it look like the boat actually broke all the boards on the house is really cool. I’d love to see what these guys could think up for a Christmas display.

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It’s important to study if you hope to get good grades, but a lot of parents spend far too much time trying to convince their kids to crack open their books. Here’s the perfect solution. Watch as Ian McKellen breaks out his best Gandalf to the delight of the kids at Chew Valley School in Bristol. If he can’t convince these kids, then no one can.

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Sideshow Collectibles and Hot Toys have revealed the new X-Men: Days of Future Past Wolverine Sixth Scale Collectible Figure and it’s seriously badass.

The figure has over 30 points of articulation and a new head sculpt gets Jackman’s facial hair and fierce expression just right. Add the new battle armor, the boots and those claws and this figure is downright perfect.

Slated for August of 2015, it’s open for pre-orders now.

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Are you doing enough to prepare for the inevitable zombie apocalypse? You can go above and beyond by purchasing and assembling a zombie proof log cabin. Tiger Log Cabins is offering a ZFC-1 (Zombie Fortification Cabin) to all those concerned about the possibility of undead attacks. It comes with a ten year anti-zombie guarantee, reinforced slit windows, walls, and doors, an arsenal storage unit, garden section to make sure you don’t starve, a toilet system, a living room with entertainment, and more. You’ll stay safe from zombies and never be bored; I call that a win.

You can customize the 44′ x 30′ cabin which will run a whopping $112,800 for the base model. Extras include installation, water cannons, flame throwers, riot gear, solar panels and more. If the zombies never show up, at least you have the best possible place to host viewing parties for The Walking Dead.

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QMx got serious about making an insanely detailed and beautiful replica of Serenity, and they’ve delivered with a screen accurate model. We saw the debut of the giant Serenity at San Diego Comic-Con last summer, and now it’s available for pre-order.

They spared no expense in making this limited edition, artisan 1:124 scale model. Their Cinema Arts model shop made the 3D files and 3D printed the replica. It has over 250 parts, 100 LEDs, multiple layers and shades of paint, and more:

Incredible complexity. More than 250 parts — cast and laser cut.
Extra strength. Steel skeletal structure and internal brass structure for main engine rotation.
Interior bling. More than 100 LEDs controlled by a 12-volt system.
Multi-layered colors. A total of 25 different colors of high-quality studio paints.
No decals. All graphics on Serenity are painted on by hand, even Serenity’s logo.
Exquisite details. Miniature bridge with crew members, galley with furniture and cargo bay with cargo.
Movable parts. Manually operable cargo bay door and hinged reactor vent covers.
Wireless remote. Custom electronics created by QMx FX Cinema Arts with a four-channel remote control. Effects include:
Interior lighting for the bridge, galley and cargo bay, and illuminates docked shuttles.
Active formation lights
Rotating gravity rotor lights
Reactor housing illumination with a hard burn and twinkling firefly effect.
Cool display. Serenity’s lighted display base is a box stand with a Translight inset of a nebula. It features a 12-inch steel stand that adjusts at a variety of angles for optimal display.
Pro prop crate. Each Serenity is shipped in custom-cut foam and stored in a hand-built wooden apple crate, just like what the pros use to safeguard their props

The edition is capped at 500 pieces. Honestly, I’ve never seen a replica taken to this level before.

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What if Disney characters starred in Nintendo games? By the looks of this art from Michael Villamejor, it would be awesome. He mashes up characters from Disney films with ones from Smash Bros., and it results in combinations like Stitch as Pikachu and Robin Hood as Star Fox. I can barely handle the brilliance of these pixels.

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Self-taught engineer Ed Zarick has created a portable version of the PS4 game console that can be yours for $1,395. He calls is it the PlayBook 4 and it’s basically the console housed in a 3D printed case that also holds a 22″ 1080p display. You can get it in either black and blue or white and black.

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Animator John Wray is setting the bar high when it comes to being a dad and a Lego fan with the photos he recently shared on Reddit.

Wray detailed the hard work and dedication that went into building the new Ultimate Collector’s Series Invisible Jet and took us all along for the ride.

The result is a total parenting win.

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