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  • February 8, 2016
    This is a short video of inventor Simone Giertz demonstrating the lipstick-applying robot she built (previously: her slap-you-awake alarm clock). It works pretty well provided you're going for that Heath Ledger's Joker look. I would not recommend using it before going out on ... / Continue →
  • February 4, 2016
    This is the 3-D Homer Simpson stormtrooper cake crafted by Kylie Mangles of Letterpress Bakery. I call his lips and ear! Just kidding, I want to eat his belly. You think it's full of half-chewed donuts? In my wildest dreams it is. Also in my wildest dreams I'm a wildlife p... / Continue →
  • January 31, 2016
    This is the giant wooden Millennium Falcon constructed by woodworker Martin Creaney. Clearly it was a labor of love. Possibly with some lust thrown in for good measure. I always add at least a tablespoon of lust whenever I'm baking things for friends. It gives any recipe th... / Continue →
  • January 29, 2016
    This is the amethyst cake baked and decorated by kitchen sorceress Rachel of Intricate Icings in Denver, Colorado. It looks like there's a massive geode inside. There isn't though, it's all sugar candy that LOOKS like a massive geode. You know I remember when I was a kid I w... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2016
    This is a video of young yo-yo master Hajime Miura performing at the 2015 World Yo-Yo Contest. He does things with two yo-yos I didn't even think were possible. How this performance didn't end in a giant knot is beyond me. I had a yo-yo in middle school but my mom confiscate... / Continue →
  • January 26, 2016
    These are two videos of competitors in the 2016 Wind Games air dancing inside an indoor skydiving tube. The moves they pull off are impressive to say the least. You really just have to watch it to appreciate it (seriously, they're worth a watch -- and be sure to check out the... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2016
    These are the Hobbit/Lord Of The Rings themed tobacco pipes carved by ultra-professional pipe carver SVpipesdesign. I think he also takes commissions, but the Gimli one is available for $2,500 if you're interested. I am interested, but I don't have $2,500 to spend on a pipe. ... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2016
    This is the Magneto bust cake created by baking sorceress Carla Puig. Pretty impressive, right? I feel like of all the things that would be difficult to make look decent in cake form, a face would be one of them. Caking is hard. One time I tried to bake and ice a cake for a... / Continue →
  • December 30, 2015
    This is a video of a cake that changes colors as it's viewed from different angles. It works by frosting the cake with a wavy pattern, then carefully airbrushing those little waves with two different colors from opposite sides. I know what kind of cake I want for my next birt... / Continue →
  • December 16, 2015
    This is the room that Imgurian ThePunNun's friend Matt painted. He turned what previously appeared to be an above-ground dungeon into a beautiful Super Mario themed masterpiece. Some background while I buttchug two double-shot espressos: This is my friend, Matt. I met him at... / Continue →