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A Dalek Finds Inspiration

Now we know where Daleks get their extermination techniques. Blame the Bad Astronomer! Link -via Phil Plait

Dalek Cupcakes

Won’t you look at these wonderful cupcakes all dressed up as daleks! And there’s a TARDIS, too! They were made by Flickr user seelensturm, who is willing to share. You can download the papercraft dalek wrappers and the TARDIS wrapper at DeviantART. See more pictures in the Flickr set. Link -via Nag on the Lake (Image [...]

Pot-Wearing Dalek Impersonator Sings “King of the Road”

(Video Link) The Dalek Empire has fallen on hard times, according to Martyn Crofts. Here he is on Britain’s Got Talent singing Roger Miller’s “King of the Road.” His costume is slightly inferior to that of the first Daleks to appear on Doctor Who. It’s a pot on his head. Mr. Crofts did not win, which I [...]

4 Doctor Who Stories Ripped From History Books

Earlier this week, we looked at Doctor Who stories inspired by the headlines. But far more stories were ripped from the history books. In fact, the original series concept back in 1963 was to alternate science fiction stories (which could be used to introduce science concepts) with period pieces (which could be used to [...]

Doctor Who Music from an Orchestra

(Video Link) In 2010, the BBC Proms included a concert devoted to the music of Doctor Who. It included a grand stage show, with appearances by Cybermen, Daleks and more. Surprisingly, there were no fatalities among the humans in attendance. You can find all six parts of the concert embedded at the link. Link

The Science Behind Our Fear of Daleks

If you’re familiar with Doctor Who, then you’re most certainly also familiar with his mortal enemies, the Daleks. These alien creatures, encapsulated in metallic suits of armor, are such a quintessential part of British culture that hiding behind the couch when the monsters come on TV is practically a rite of passage for children in [...]

Hello Dalek

Hello Kitty and Doctor Who – like beer and pretzels, two great tastes that taste great together! Of course, Joseph Senior has known for some time now that everything’s better when you add Hello Kitty, and proving it with amazing designs on his Flickr page. This Hello Kitty Dalek mashup comes courtesy of user yodaflicker (Joseph [...]

Doctor Who Wrapping Paper

Etsy seller merrypranxster sells handmade wrapping paper in lovely Doctor Who designs like these daleks or a floating TARDIS. But that’s not all! You’ll find gift wrap featuring the Vulcan salute, the Rebel Alliance symbol, and Cthulhu in her shop too, for an extra-geeky Christmas. Link -via Geeks Are Sexy