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Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey Stuff

Doctor Who Takes Over Heathrow Airport For 50th Anniversary

According to a press release sent out this morning: In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, the show has teamed up with Heathrow airport to bring a little Time Lord excitement into the lives of airport passengers. It may not be bigger on the inside, but London’s Heathrow Airport is pretty darn big on its own!

So, what does this takeover entail?

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Why Not Do It With Some Style?

Cosplay Is More Epic When Set To Music [VIDEO]

Seriously though, it kinda is. We’ve since a few music videos come out of the London MCM Expo, one with lip syncing, one without. Well here’s another without. Check out cosplayers spanning all geek genres looking awesome.

We Have Done the Impossible and That Makes Us Mighty

Paralympic Athlete Is The First Woman To Live At Home With A Robotic Exoskeleton

Claire Lomas was paralyzed from the chest down after a horse riding accident in 2007 but recently utilized a robotic exoskeleton to complete the London Marathon in 17 days. Now she gets to see how the technologically advanced suit works at home. 

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Gender Bendery

This Is What A Gender Neutral Toy Store Looks Like (Thanks Harrods)

Harrods Department Store is a British institution that’s just as much a tourist spot as any other historical landmark in London. This past week they made history by opening their first gender-neutral toy department. It was designed by London and Singapore-based interior architects Shed and has been dubbed Toy Kingdom. Everything in Toy Kingdom is grouped by theme, not gender: enchanted forest, miniature toy world, a reading room, a circus area, and a candy store. Take a peek inside and see how easy it would be for other stores to adopt.

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Doctor Who’s TARDIS Travels Through Time Thanks To Vintage Photos And Google Street View

TARDIS stands for time and relative dimension in space but in these pictures that concept is realized literally. Mark Dando took vintage photographs, mixed in images from Google street view and voila! TARDIS sightings around London. Hit the jump to see where (and when) else the famous blue lady has shown up! 

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This is just like magic!

Will Quidditch Make An Appearance At The London Olympics?

They may not fly on their broomsticks but Muggles have been holding regular Quidditch tournaments since 2005. Based on the game Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling created, Muggle Quidditch is as serious as any sport for its competitors and even culminates in a Quidditch World Cup each year. Now, commissioner of the International Quidditch Association, Alex Benepe, is arranging a match to take place at the 2012 London Olympics. Can you imagine how many Portkeys they’re going to need? 

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