Arts & Design

Super Mario Lincoln

A man of many identities, Lincoln was ashamed to showcase his geeky side, even if that geekiness happened to be a century ahead of his time. Let’s thank Secretary of the Treasury Joe D! for providing us with this excellent rendition of the greatest president ever. Link

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NYC Spaghetti

If it tastes anything close to how it looks you can expect the distinct flavor of urine and taxi exhaust. Mmm… urban. Link

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The Happiness Hat Tortures You Into Smiling

You will smile and you will like it! The Happiness Hat is designed to sense when you’re smiling. If you’re not smiling, the hat shoves a metal spike into your scalp until you are smiling. How’s that for a little extra motivation? The device is designed to teach you “improved social-interacting.” Why… ow… so… ow… serious?

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80s Cake Does Not Include Hair Metal

The 80s was an orgy for geeky pop-culture enthusiasts, springing up pop phenomenon around every corner. The list just goes on and on. ALF, The Smurfs, video games, ALF. As you can see, I could just keep going all night. This 80s Cake celebrates some of the most iconic and obscure elements of 1980s culture including the Rubik’s Cube, Michael ...

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Dead Tauntaun Wedding Cake: Complete with Nearly Dead Luke Skywalker

While it might not have been Luke’s proudest moment, Han Solo saved Skywalker from certain death in the Empire Strikes Back by slicing open a freshly dead Tauntaun and shoving the unconscious Jedi into the depths of the animal’s guts. Still warm, the heat of the dead animal saved Luke from freezing to death in the harsh Hoth climate. This ...

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DIY Steampunk Pumpkin

Hans Scharler created this awesome Steampunk Pumpkin using a bunch of spare parts from some of the most well known DIY providers. The pumpkin glows an eerie green color from inside when turned on in the dark, sort of like your mom. Hit the jump for the video making of the Steampunk Pumpkin.

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Horse Used As Live Anatomical Model

Gillian Higgins offers Equine Lecture Demonstrations, helping to educate the world on proper equine care, a skill that every human should undoubtedly master. Tired of relying on simple text and images, Higgins decided to use a real horse as a live anatomical model. One side of the horse showcases the skeletal structure, the other side displays the muscle. It takes ...

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Pumpkin Art Gone Fatty: Cheeseburger Pumpkin

Tis the season to rip a gourd from the garden and whip out the ole carving knife. Try to stretch your mouth around this pumpkin carving. My favorite part has to be the pumpkin seeds replacing the sesame seeds. While this might not be a “traditional” pumpkin carving, I think the finished result is even cooler, and certainly more appetizing, ...

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