We can't tell whether this is real or not, but we're hoping it is because damn is this cool. Check out this YouTube video below of a guy who reportedly built his own real-life Star Trek phaser that he uses to ... pop balloons and stuff. Unfortunately, the chances of this being real are slim, but we hope. We hope!
Parents looking to hire Batman out for their child's next birthday party should probably not hire Christopher Nolan's version from The Dark Knight. [Buzzfeed]
Here's a fun little short film about a quirky bake sale that turns dark and awkward when a goth kid explains the deep, disturbing ingredients that make up his bake sale contribution. [TDW]