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When the robots do eventually rise up against their human masters, you’ll be glad you saved a little money using one of these cast-aluminum robot coin banks from Scott Nelles


A couple months ago we posted an awesome cake, created by Rhiannon at Cakecrumbs, that not only looked like the planet Earth, but also contained layers that represented the actual composition of our home planet.

Rhiannon has returned with another wonderful planetary dessert. This time she created a Jupiter Structural Layer Cake. While it also contains a delicious representation of the gas giant’s layers, our favourite part is the gorgeous icing atmosphere made of ivory marshmallow fondant dry-brushed with a combination of ivory, brown, and maroon edible inks.

"When my sister asked me what I was making and I said Jupiter, she said to me, “I didn’t even know Jupiter had layers.” It’s amazing how much we can forget after learning it in primary school. So here’s a rehashing for those of you who’ve also forgotten. Our knowledge is mostly theoretical of course, but the gas giants are thought to have a core comprised mostly of rock and ice. This is surrounded by a layer liquid metallic hydrogen, and the outer layer is composed of molecular hydrogen. *cake is totally not to scale

In cake speak, this translates to a core made of mudcake, surrounded by almond butter cake, surrounded by a tinted vanilla Madeira sponge. There’s a crumb coat of vanilla buttercream underneath the fondant.

Visit Cakecrumbs to learn more about how Rhiannon made this awesome edible model of Jupiter.

[via Neatorama]


GIF Artist Wednesday

We love “Pretty Little Liars” GIFs as much as the next Tumblr page, but Giphy is also an enormous fan of original GIF artists. We’ve got a growing artist community on our main site, filled with hundreds of cool, funny, and mind-bending pieces by some of the world’s best GIF artists.

Sure, you can spend all day just browsing through the art (hell, we recommend it) but, if you wanted to take our artist catalog to the next level, check out our Giphy Screensavers and Giphy Memory Game

The artist-themed Giphy Screensavers turn your computer into moving pieces of modern art and artist-themed Memory Games give you a little culture while you’re having some throw-back fun at your desk. Check out some of these games:

- Mr. Div Memory Game 

- Hoppip Memory Game

- The Good Films Memory Game

And next week, we’re going to start our Wednesday series of interviewing GIF artists! So, watch this space!

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