No one makes a cake-based zoetrope like French artist Alexandre Dubosc (previously). He spent three months on his latest caketrope, "Freequences," and it's a completely mesmerizing visual and auditory experience. Want to see how the sausage, er cake, is made? Visit his website to see the "Making OeuF."
Atlas Obscura has a weirdly fun piece about "witch cakes," a popular baked good from the 1600s. As it turns out, the Salem Witch Trials were not, uhhh, taking the piss: The origins of the tragic trials lay within Reverend Samuel Parris's own home. In January 1692, his daughter, Betty, and his niece, Abigail Williams,… READ THE REST
Someone paid $2500 this week for a hunk of stale wedding cake left over from the 1981 royal wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana. Dominic Winter Auctioneers, which sold off the, er, collectible, states that there were apparently 23 official royal wedding cakes and this slab came from royal staff cake. Moyra Smith, one… READ THE REST
Alvin Zhou make three chocolate cakes. The first one called for 20 ingredients. The second one had 10 ingredients, and the third one was make only from chocolate, eggs, (and a bit of water). Which one was the best? Spoiler – they all were! READ THE REST
As much as you hate it, sometimes we have to search for things in places we never want to go, like the kitchen sink's drain, the dusty attic, or the spider-web-laden area underneath the house. Your shrieks might just bring music to their ears! But as much as we don't want to see what's in these… READ THE REST
Whether you have your own cookie business or run a celebrity gossip blog, having an unimpressive landing page can really slow things down. Sure, hiring a professional developer to create a website would be awesome, but their rates can be pretty steep, and that's not something you want to budget for these days. Just because… READ THE REST
How much of your Mac's storage space is actually stuff you use? Odds are good a significant portion of your hard drive is filled with untouched downloads, duplicate files, and apps you forgot existed. You may not have noticed it, but the gradual slowing of your computer could be due to all those files just sitting… READ THE REST