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Raising the Bar: 9 Even More Elaborate Proposals

The modern custom of the elaborate public surprise proposal gives us lots of smiles and a few vicarious tears of happiness, even if we wouldn’t want such publicity for ourselves. We’ve posted several lists of them in the past. It’s just lovely to know people in love will go to so much trouble to express [...]

The Iron Man Clothes Iron

This wacky concept design for an Iron Man clothes iron makes me wonder if Tony Stark is narcissistic enough to fill his home with tools and appliances shaped like his superpowered suit of armor? Or maybe he’s just looking for a way to make a few billion bucks by releasing officially licensed Iron Man household appliances [...]

The Ovengers

Let’s turn up the heat on crime. Geoffrey Sagers changed a single letter in the team name to create a very different movie. Shouldn’t Tony Stark be made of cast iron? Link -via That’s Nerdalicious!

The Forbes Fictional 15

Forbes has announced its annual ranking of the world’s richest fictional characters.  They say the collective fortunes of those ranked at the top have surged tremendously over the past year. On top of the list is the ancient red-golden dragon Smaug, known by hobbits and dwarves across Middle Earth as “Smaug the Tremendous” and “Smaug the [...]

35 Great Costumes From WonderCon

This was the first year that the WonderCon (Comic-Con’s little sister) was held in Anaheim instead of San Francisco, unfortunately, that didn’t mean that the weather was any better. In fact, it was pouring the better part of the weekend. While the poor weather and smaller size of the convention meant there were far fewer [...]

Classic Comic Book Covers Animated

Tony Stark’s life spun out of the control in the classic nine-issue Iron Man series “Demon in a Bottle.” It’s all the more striking with this cover image animated by cartoonist Kerry Callen. You can see three other animated covers at the link featuring the JLA, Batman, and Spider-Man. Link -via The Uniblog

The Quick 15: the Forbes Fictional 15

Every year, Forbes analyzes the net worth of really rich people – really rich people who don’t actually exist. In the past, Uncle Sam and Scrooge McDuck have been the highest rollers. Although Scrooge is closing in on the top spot this year, he’s been edged out by a newcomer to the list, a certain [...]

Iron Man-style suits in development

Power armour like that worn by Iron Man Tony Stark may soon be a regular sight on the battlefield. Technology firm Raytheon Sarcos are currently devel…

The Airplane Helmet Kissing Scene in Iron Man 2 Explained

What’s up with the airplane helmet kissing scene in Iron Man 2 ads? You know, where Tony Stark asked Pepper for a kiss and she kissed his helmet instead? Well, this Alternate Opening scene should explain the reason why (and it ain’t pretty): Link [embedded YouTube clip]