What a dad! Science geek makes bio-diverse geeky art out of pancakes for kids

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Friday 6 June 2014

We just wrote about the greatest mum ever who baked a realistic python replica of a cake for her daughter’s birthday, and now we have a candidate for the greatest dad ever. Illustrator and math teacher Nathan Smith makes a hell of a breakfast for his children every morning with these amazingly detailed representations of everything from Star Wars creatures to shark species in the form of, well, pancakes.

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Superhero Amigurumi: knits for nerds

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By Adri Cowan in New Trends on Saturday 4 September 2010

Iron Man, Wonder Woman, the X-Men, Doctor Who and Frodo never looked so cute! These soft, adorable, and delightfully geeky ‘amigurumi’ (Japanese miniature knit dolls) created by Lady Lindsay make a sweet gift for the comic fan or movie buff in your world, even if that person is you. Or me — I’ll take Batman and The Joker for the win.

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