It doesn’t look like we are going to get winter here in Colorado this year, but apparently some places are lucky enough to be experiencing it.  If it wasn’t for the 3 inches of snow we had a week ago, I would almost forget what the white stuff looks like.

Even if we aren’t getting much snow this year, the talented snow sculpture artists will always find some of the white stuff to work their magic.

Speaking of snow sculpture artists, somebody created this awesome snow sculpture of Batman fighting a shark in Chicago.  Sadly, I don’t know who made this cool Batman snow sculpture so if you know, please let us know in the comments below so we can give them the credit they deserve!

Maybe we will have some snow again someday but with global warming, I’m not really counting on it.

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Batman Snow Sculpture

Batman and Shark Snow Sculpture

[Source:  Reddit]

For probably around the past 6 years or so, I have been wearing the same Gears of War dog tag around my neck.  The chain may be a few inches shorter than it used to be (about 3 inches broke off a while back), but I still love wearing it.  However, after all of these years, I think it is time for a change.  It always felt a bit weird to wear anyway it considering I have never spent more than maybe 2 hours with the series.

Well, if you are looking for something cool to hang around your neck like I am and have a love for the Legend of Zelda series, I have found a set of necklaces you will love!

Etsy seller LootStash is selling this set of awesome Legend of Zelda pixelated rupee necklaces for $34.  With these, you get all three rupee pendant colors (red, blue and green).  You also get your choice of the type of chain you get.

As a huge Legend of Zelda fan, I will probably order a set for myself because they will go great with the Legend of Zelda hat I wear.

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Zelda Rupee Pixelated Pendants

Legend of Zelda Rupee Pendants

[Source:  Etsy]

Although I have had a lot of suckers in my day, I have to admit that I have never had a lollipop.  Its not that I wouldn’t mind trying one (I would love to), its just that nobody has ever offered me one and its not something I ever think about picking up when I am in a candy store.  However, if I ever find a candy store with a Death Star lollipop like the one below, I will definitely get one!

Although its not in a candy, you can get these Death Star lollipops on Etsy!  Star Wars fan and Etsy seller designerlollipop is selling this set of 6 Death Star lollipops for $12.

In case you needed another reason to get these awesome Death Star lollipops, they are marshmallow flavored!  I know I definitely want a marshmallow flavored Death Star!

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Death Star Lollipops

Star Wars Death Star Lollipops

[Source:  Etsy]

While I have no plans on ever getting a tattoo myself, I have come to really admire the awesome ones that some people get.  While some people are content with just a butterfly tramp stamp, others go the distance and turn part of their body into a work of art.  Well, I have found one such person today I think you all will love!

The guy in this picture sporting his awesome Super Mario Bros sleeve tattoo is a cool fellow by the name of Aaron Torrence.  Apparently he is a bigger Mario fan than most!

This tattoo was inked by Jake Stockstell at “Apothecary Tattoo” in San Luis Obispo, CA.  Apparently Jake is pretty good with doing tattoos!

As far as Super Mario Bros tattoos go, I would say this one is definitely right up there with the Super Mario Bros half sleeve tattoo I posted a year ago.

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Super Mario Bros Tattoo

Super Mario Bros Sleeve Tattoo

[Source:  Aaron Torrence via FYeahTattoos]

To be completely honest, I have never even heard of a proposal cake before seeing this Doctor Who proposal cake.  I have heard of engagement rings and whatnot to celebrate the popping of the question but a proposal cake?!  This idea just seems strange.  I’m not complaining as any excuse for cake is a good excuse for me, I just think it is a little odd… or ood.

Well, if you are going to do something less traditional like a proposal cake, you might as well do it right and have an incredible Doctor Who cake made for the event!

The awesome bakers over at Nerdache Cakes (who I have featured many times in the past which you can find by searching for them on the right) were the creators of this amazing Doctor Who cake that features various iconic bits of Who including the TARDIS and the 4th Doctor’s scarf.  Speaking of the 4th Doctor’s scarf, we are running a caption contest to win your own 4th Doctors scarf.  It ends Wednesday, February 6, 2013 so go enter before its too late!  Anyway…

The TARDIS (the real “cake” part of this cake) is banana cake with dark chocolate crunch bits and ganache layers while the two figures are made of fondant.  I’ve never had a banana cake before but it sure sounds and looks yummy!

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Doctor Who Cake

Doctor Who Proposal Cake

[Source:  Nerdache Cakes]


Even though I can’t say I am a huge fan of snow, I really wish we were getting some this winter.  It shouldn’t be this dry in Colorado in the winter!  We got 3″ here yesterday but that is all we have had in probably more than a month which is really bad because we need the snow to have enough water for the rest of the year.

Well, there are some lucky people that still seem to be getting plenty of snow or at least enough to make a giant Darth Vader snow sculpture.

Unfortunately, I don’t know who made this awesome Darth Vader head snow sculpture (if you know, please let us know in the comments so we can give them the credit they deserve), but I think they did a great job!  I would almost rank this up there with the Darth Vader and R2-D2 snow sculptures (which I suggest you check out) I posted in the past.  It might not be quite as detailed but it is still really cool.  And big!

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Star Wars Darth Vader Snow Sculpture

Darth Vader Snow Sculpture

[Via The Dork Side]