An entire generation of some of Michigan’s poorest human beings might be permanently damaged by the negligence of Rick Snyder, who did nothing as lead poisoned Flint’s drinking water. Maybe he didn’t notice because he was too busy buying this ornate Nordstrom box birthday cake.
Having your parents throw an awesome Transformers-themed party for your sixth birthday is one thing. But having your dad make a talking Optimus Prime cake that actually transforms? That’s a birthday you’re never, ever going to forget.
There's no shortage of wacky wedding cakes on the internet, but this creation is particularly noteworthy because until you get a good close-up look at it, it doesn't look like a cake at all. You'd swear it was a functional NES console complete with two controllers and a copy of Tetris, but in reality it's completely…
Yes, right down to the itty-bitty Adam West and Burt Ward. But then again, how do you eat any of this marvellous cakey recreation of the Batcave from the classic Batman '66 TV show?
I don't know which of these cakes that look like fast food I like better. The Big Mac, the Chipotle burrito, the bucket of KFC, the Subway sandwich... I just can't decide. My only option is to shake my head in disbelief and then proceed to stuff my mouth with all of them.
Not only is this Jupiter cake just a marvelous sight, it's an astronomically correct model of Jupiter.
We've seen a lot of awesome cake designs over the years, but this is the first time we've been genuinely envious over what a six-year-old was served at his birthday party. After all, who wouldn't want an R2-D2 birthday cake that actually projects holograms like the one Marc Freilich made for his son Alexander?
If you're an amateur baker who's mastered the sheet cake, this alphanumeric grid pan will let you take your creations one step further by turning them into low-res numbers and letters. All you need to do is arrange the included square metal dividers to create negative spaces in the pan that form characters.
The scene: a woman goes to buy a cake for, oh, let's say her cat Whiskers's birthday. She decides to put a photo of Whiskers's face on top of the cake because oh isn't that fun and also she's a very lonely woman. She hands the baker a USB drive and asks that she use the photo. The baker smiles and nods because English…
Sea-raping mega-oil firm Shell has a new rig to launch, and like any enormous company, it decided to celebrate with a private party atop Seattle's Space Needle. The crown jewel? An oil rig-shaped cake which sprays liquor! Into your face.
The Groom's cake may be a bit of a consolation prize for otherwise being ignored on the big day but that doesn't men you shouldn't milk it for all its pastry goodness. Like this guy, who got himself the Ark of the Covenant in cake.
If you attend a Sci-Fi convention, you're going to see about a squadron of Stormtrooper costumes. But only one Stormtrooper is a moist dessert that goes great with milk. Caketrooper.
While the rest of the world dons their fancy hats for the Royal Wedding, we wanted to pay tribute to the great amazing science fiction and fantasy-themed weddings that have rocked our universe.
When you first espy the amazingly molten Terminator 2 cake, you're stunned at the fine balance of technical prowess and artistry that went into its creation. And then you start to think: what exactly would a cake like this commemorate? Birthday, wedding, bat mitzvah—doesn't seem quite right.
It may've taken poor Dad 10 hours to make (and just minutes to destroy), but there's something to be said about this cunning physics exercise forced upon the six year old birthday-boy. We hope he learned a valuable lesson about the rules of position, velocity and acceleration—not to mention the importance of…
An incredible, edible recreation of the climactic Stay Puft Marshmellow Man scene. Any couple so united in their love of Ghostbusters that they'd commission that cake is destined for a lifetime of Slimer-free bliss. Oh, and it's glow-in-the-dark:
When Gizmodo reader Carlos got an iPhone-shaped cake for his birthday, he already thought he'd made out pretty well. But it's when he cut into it that the real present, well, presented itself: a brand new iPhone 4.