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Ground control to Betty Crocker, this space cake looks delicious. My God, it’s full of stars! Well, planets anyway. This colorful cake was made by an Imgur contributor going by the name “pedagiggle” for a kid’s party, and it’s a masterpiece of nerd baking.
You know the best way to keep your wine fresh? Well, yeah, you could choose to never open it, but the wine must flow, so forget that idea. The best way to keep wine fresh is with your favorite celestial bodies from our very own solar system.
An orrery is one of those mechanical representations of the Solar System that normally has objects to scale so you can see how they orbit each other. This LEGO orrery has none of that scale BS to deal with and skips all planets but Earth, the flat center of the galaxy.
A pair of space geeks recently set about creating what they claim is the first true-to-scale physical model of our solar system. The duo of Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh headed out to a dry lake bed in Nevada to create their project with the goal of showing us just how vast our own solar system is.
We recently featured some awesome solar system jewelry by Lost in Space Jewelry. Now, we’ve teamed up with Melissa Adams, the artist behind the collection to give away a couple of her very special pieces.
Two lucky readers will end up winning a prize from her collection.
Growing up, we always saw this a glass blower at a booth in the mall on the weekends. It was awesome to see the guy make glass bowls and little figures. I always though it look like a lot of fun, but was very complicated to do.
He’s got the whole world in his hands, but this watch has the entire solar system on its face. It’s not just a plain old picture of the sun and planets, either. It’s an actual, moving model of planets moving around the sun – and in real-time, too!
Unleash your inner Galactus with Vintage Confections’ “Planets solar system space ball style hard candy lollipop”. SEO-riffic! The lollipops feature images of the Sun and its planets, plus dwarf planet Pluto. It’s okay dude, we love you all equally, save for Earth.
Here’s an encyclopedia that even a baby can finish in just one sitting. Just skip to the pages where the dots are, because the rest of it is black. The set isn’t meant for reading though – Astronomical is a scale model of our beloved solar system in the form of twelve 500-page books.
A while back, I told you about a little solar system clock from Japan. It didn’t accurately represent the positions of the planets or anything but the time of day (and I’m not even sure it did that right).