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11 Cakes Inspired by Comic Books

Last month we brought you cakes inspired by famous painters, so this time around, let’s look at cakes based on a more contemporary art style: comic books. 1. Spider-Man Groom One of Cake Central user MissRobin’s clients ordered this groom’s cake for her son, who has always been a Spider-Man fan. The idea of a suit over [...]

Thor, God of Frosting

You’ve seen the Loki cupcake, but don’t worry, there is help for the cupcakes of Asgard. Thor is here to protect everyone from the Red Velvets to the German Chocolates. Link Via That’s Nerdalicious

25 Fictional Characters Posing With mental_floss

You’ve already seen celebrities posing with Mental Floss at the Motor City Comic Con, but have you ever wondered whether your favorite fictional characters would enjoy the magazine? Thanks to the San Diego Comic Con, we were able to find out that, whether given to real celebrities or fictional icons, Mental Floss is always a [...]

9 Baffling Movie Merchandise Tie-Ins

Every summer, movie season collides with merchandising mania to create a perfect storm of licensed nonsense. We, the human race, have proven to Hollywood time and time again that we will empty our pockets for anything with our favorite movie logo hastily slapped on it. But at least most of that junk allows us to [...]

The Avengers On Their Day Off

I’m lovin’ these "On His Day Off" illustrations of The Avengers by Matt Kaufenberg of An Illustration-a-Day blog: Thor’s Day Off and Agent Coulson’s Day Off. Don’t take [...]

Thor Night Light

Thor Night Light – $16.95 Are you still afraid of the dark? You need the Thor Night Light from the NeatoShop. This hammer-wielding Norse god will help keep the boogieman away. This night light is perfect for kids and those who are kids at heart. Be sure to check out at the NeatoShop for more great Lamps [...]

11 Things That Happened on Other Cool Dates

11/22/11 is the 791st anniversary of Frederick II being crowned Holy Roman Emperor, the 293rd anniversary of Blackbeard’s beheading, the 254th anniversary of the Austrian defeat of Prussia in the Seven Years’ War’s Battle of Breslau, the 48th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, and what would have been novelist George Eliot’s 192nd birthday. [...]

11 Soldiers Welcomed Home by Very Happy Dogs

For Veterans Day 2009, we posted a round-up of videos featuring soldiers being welcomed home by their dogs. In the last two years, YouTube’s vast collection of doggy welcome home videos has continued to grow. Before we begin, you might want to grab some tissues. 1. Princess This soldier gets a face-lickingly warm welcome home from Princess, [...]

Thor Saves Fallen Woman

Colin Heaton and Anne Lewis of Southport, North Carolina, adopted a Pit Bull/Rottweiler mix that had been rescued from a “bad situation.” They named him Thor. The dog has since protected chickens from foxes, coyotes, and even a snake which bit him. Earlier this month, Thor got the chance to rescue a human. Barbara Simmons, 78, [...]

Thor Box Contest Winners

Hello Neatoramanauts! Earlier this week we asked you to guess What’s Inside The Thor Box and to take a look at the NeatoShop’s wide selection of Funny T-shirts. We’ve opened the box and found cool Thor swag inside. Here are the winners: cameron got the Thor Hammer Klyde got one of the Thor action figure sanderson81 got another [...]