We think it's safe to say that everyone wants to dancing baby Groot all the things. We recently posted about this impressive adult Groot cake, and this baby version was bound to follow. It was baked by Rainbow Bakehouse in the UK for a 25th birthday. The dirt is made of chocolate cake crumbs and the pot has a peanut butter and chocolate fudge cake base covered in white fondant. The baby Groot was created using light brown modeling clay and we believe the green leaves are also made from fondant.
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The Flash television series, based on the popular DC Comic book character Barry Allen is debuting on The CW in just over a month on October 7th at 8pm. Last night, The CW released a beautiful new poster and an all new trailer advertising the series. The poster depicts the Flash in costume running down a street in Central City and leaving behind his lightening bolt logo in his wake while the trailer gives us a look at Barry acquiring his powers, getting his suit and fighting his first villain. Tell Me More!
You may need a moment to breathe but Nintendo has confirmed that characters and tracks from Legend of Zelda and Animal Crossing will soon be available in Mario Kart 8. There will be two DLC packs offered by Nintendo (the first in November and the second in May of 2015). Each DLC will cost $8 or you can purchase both for $12. The packs will each include two new cups, four new courses, four new vehicles, and three new characters. Some of the new courses will even take place within the Legend Tell Me More!
How cute are these R2D2 and C3PO mary janes? They're hand painted by instructables user doodlecraft who gives a full tutorial on how to create your own pair of Star Wars heels or flats, or whichever shoe most tickles your fancy. All that's needed is acrylic paint, clear sealant, and Rub ‘n Buff in silver and gold. In other news, we see a crafting day in our future.
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Ashley Eckstein of Her Universe is at it again, designing things we absolutely have to add to our accessory wardrobe. This time she's created a Daryl Dixon scarf with a very Navajo feeling. It's one of those pieces you can wear everyday to subtly acknowledge one of your favorite fandoms. We suggest pairing it with simple apparel and letting the scarf be your statement piece. The Daryl Dixon scarf retails for $30 and can be purchased in Her Universe's online shop.
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These Japanese treats called "wagashi" (和菓子), based on video game and anime characters are detailed and delicious looking. They were created by Twitter user Otakumi . If you want to try making your own, here's a bean paste and rice based dough recipe https://en.cookpad.com/recipe/336397. Some of the designs include Mega Man, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Hello Kitty, Madoca Magika, Attack on Titan, Pikachu, Kirby, Totoro, and Mario.
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Opposite Cosplay sisters cosplayed the cutest version of Sonic and Tails. The girls dressed as female versions of the popular video game characters and the photography was taken by Meg Super.
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This limited edition Captain America retro action figure set includes not one, not two, but three different version of Cap. You'll get the 1970's costume, a modern version of Cap's star spangled Avengers suit and a military costume. The set also comes with two interchangeable heads, allowing the figure to be the masked superhero or Steve Rogers. Other accessories include interchangeable hands, a classic circular shield, the original badge-shaped shield, and a booklet on the history of Megos. Tell Me More!
Next year, author Gwenda Bond will publish a YA novel about the ambitious reporter, Lois Lane. The novel is called Fallout and it tells the story of Lane in her high school years at Metropolis as a new student already trying to uncover the truth about an immersive video game that a group called the Warheads is using to mess with the mind of another girl. Lois also has an online friend with the screenname "Smallville Guy..." I wonder who that could be! The 304 page novel is being published by Tell Me More!
Several years ago, Donald Glover petitioned to play the Miles Morales version of Spider-Man in the then upcoming Spider-Man films that Sony were casting for their reboot of the series. The role ended up going to Andrew Garfield, but it turns out that Donald Glover is finally getting his chance to play Miles after all. He's going to voice the character on the Ultimate Spider-Man cartoon. His new voiced role is premiering on Disney XD this Sunday! You can watch a clip of the episode below. Tell Me More!