Pancake safari

The latest from Saipancakes: a beautiful assortment of African animals in carbohydrate form. Read the rest

HOWTO: Make glue-gun sticks out of sugar for building gingerbread houses

All Thumbs has devised a method for molding your own sugar-based hot-glue-gun sticks that you can feed into an unused and uncontaminated gun to produce perfect gingerbread-house-building molten sugar adhesive. Read the rest

Anatomical cookie-cutters

Boetech makes custom, 3D printed cookie cutters: brains, hearts, and skulls (plus plenty of non-antomical designs, of course). Read the rest

BAKE Savory Millennium Falcon pie

It's basically a veggie quiche with a kamut pizza-dough lid that's been shaped into the iconic "ship that made the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs" that "may not look like much but has it where it counts." Read the rest

Zombie pancakes!

Nathan "Saipancakes" Shields has made some zombie pancakes: "I make a lot of pancakes for kids, but these I made for myself." Read the rest

Behold! The Pizza cake!

The pizza cake started off as a thought-experiment, entered into a competition -- but now it is a reality that you can prepare at home (but probably shouldn't). Here's the original, which was apparently ripped off by Pillsbury.

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Skull pancake

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Giant grubs, bug and worms made of gummi

Akai Tento's Yahoo Japan Store features some of the beautiful glistening gummi larvae, worms and bugs for sale in the tiny coffee shop/market stall in Aomori Prefecture, a Japanese fishing district. Read the rest

Star Wars chocolates: Death Star, Millennium Falcon, Han in Carbonite truffle bars!

Pop culture chocolatier Sweet Belle Cakes sells a variety of Star Wars-themed chocolates, from the solid chocolate Death Star ($8) to the massive chocolate Millennium Falcon ($22) to the Han Solo in carbonite truffle bars (there's also a $13 variety pack!). Read the rest

Cakeageddon: life-size "horror-farm" made from cake!

Evil Miss Cakehead's latest edible installation is a "horror-farm" featuring all manner of grotesqueries from baskets of entrails to slaughtered pigs, entirely made from cake! Read the rest

Large study of low-carb eating finds weight-loss, muscle-gain, better cholesterol

The NIH-funded Effects of Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Fat Diets: A Randomized Trial, published in The Annals of Internal Medicine reports on an unusually large and diverse study of the impact of low-carb eating and finds huge benefits relative to low-fat diets. Read the rest

Spirographic pancakes

Pancake pioneer Saipancakes has combined a spirograph with a pancake-batter dispenser -- the Pangraph -- and it makes gorgeous fairy-pancakes with many nested symmetries. Read the rest

Nudibranch pancakes

Every week, a new delight from Pancake Master Nathan "Saipancakes" Shields: this week, An assortment of Pacific coast nudibranchs. (previously) Read the rest

Slug pancakes

Pancake virtuosos Nathan "Saipancakes" Shields (previously) showcases his latest carbo-parental masterpiece: a set of slugs produced with his kids in tribute to their garden invaders (there's also a bonus Jabba!).

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Cephalopod pancakes

More gorgeous pancakes from Nathan "Saipancakes" Shields: this week, it's cephalopod flapjacks. Dig that chambered nautilus!

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PWNMEAL: Cards Against Humanity's epic Pax East prank

Every year, Cards Against Humanity gives away a limited edition "PAX Pack" to attendees at PAX East, making the giveaway as surprisingly awesome as they can. This year, they outdid themselves with an epic prank that involved created an elaborate, fake "extreme oatmeal" brand called "PWNMEAL" (complete with a long-running, perfectly obnoxious marketing campaign), producing three tons' worth of FDA-approved instant oatmeal packs, and hiding the PAX Packs inside these packets and waiting for the attendees to discover the truth.

Max Temkin's lavishly illustrated, gleeful recounting of the prank might just be the most triumphant story of a business doing what is most awesome because doing awesome things is awesome that you will read all year. Read the rest

Edible cookbook embossed upon lasagne noodles

Korefe presents "The Real Cookbook," a book whose leaves are large lasagne noodles, impressed with a recipe for lasagne. As you read the recipe, you peel off each page and slather it with sauce and cheese, building up the dish described in its pages, leaving behind no trace save for your satisfied appetite and a slight propensity to insulin resistance. Read the rest

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