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Guy Builds A Functional Iron Man Gauntlet With Lasers. Take That, Back Of The Hand.

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Patrick Priebe of Laser-Gadgets built his own Iron Man gauntlet, complete with two lasers to help him aim his EVEN STRONGER LASERS.

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Tolkien Fan Builds His Own Hobbit House Just To Store His Collection

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In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. And in Chester County, Pennsylvania, there lived a lucky S.O.B. who built his own hobbit house.

#ANIMATION

Nick Offerman (Ron Swanson) Voices 'Axe Cop' And All Is Right With The World

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Fox's animated 'Axe Cop' series is set to debut next April, but in the meantime we have a Halloween short voiced by Nick Offerman (Ron Swanson).

#COSPLAY

This Animatronic Admiral Ackbar Costume Is Decidedly A Trap

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This one-of-a-kind Admiral Ackbar costume is also animatronic. We want him to follow us around and alert us to impending snares and such.

TEAM FARANG

Check Out This Awesome Warehouse-Sized Rube Goldberg Machine

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Freerunner and parkour dude Jason Paul joined forces with Team Farang and Red Bull to build an enormous Rube Goldberg machine with stunt elements.

#Star Wars

Morning Wake-Up Call: Ping Pong Ball Explosion And A Cat Singing Star Wars

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We couldn't decide which funny morning pick-me-up to show you, so you're getting both a ping pong ball explosion and a cat singing music from 'Star Wars'.

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Commercial Pilot Videos Week Of Takeoffs And Landings, Makes Lovely Video With Footage

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Pilot Jakub Vlk placed a camera in the cockpit of his plane to capture each stage of takeoff, flight, and landing. The result is this lovely video.

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Gloriously Geeky Drummer Totally Steals The Show

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Korean drummer Kwon Soon Keun is finally getting the international recognition he deserves for infectious enthusiasm and Liberace-esque showmanship.

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I Want To Go To There: Trippy ‘Hyper-Matrix’ Moving Wall Goes On Display

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The Hyper-Matrix moving wall premiered at the Yeosu EXPO in South Korea. It looks like something out of 'Portal' and blew our minds.

#ART

The Force Is Strong With These Custom 'Star Wars' Helmets From The As You Wish Project

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The As You Wish Project raises money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation in one of the best ways possible, by enlisting accomplished artists to redesign Boba Fett and Clone Trooper helmets.

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Chinese Farmer With No Hands Built His Own Bionic Replacements

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Sun Jifa, a 51-year-old farmer in China, lost both hands in an explosion and has spent the last eight years building new bionic hands.

#ART

Souped-Up Kicks: 20 Awesome Pairs Of Geeky Hand-Painted Sneakers

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What's Shop in Bangkok, Thailand, sells geeky hand-painted sneakers we want to own. We've collected pictures of our 20 favorite pairs here.

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Awesome Dad Built A Backyard Roller Coaster For His Daughter

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Super cool dad builds a backyard roller coaster for his daughter with 12-foot tall drop, and we're totally jealous.

#MEMES

The Internet Reacts To The Mars Curiosity Rover

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The Mars Curiosity rover successfully landed in Gale Crater today as Dave Chappelle prophesied, so the internet is filled with jokes now.

USA! USA! USA!

We Did It! Mars Curiosity Rover Safely Lands, Tweets A Double Entendre

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NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has safely landed in Gale Crater on schedule, took the time to send back pictures and tweet a double entendre. USA! USA! USA!

#Star Wars

Today In Awesome Parenting: Dad Dresses As Spider-Man, Surprises Kid With Trampoline Park Trip

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Cool dad Daniel Garcia re-enacts the Scuba Steve scene in 'Big Daddy' with matching Spider-Man suits and a trampoline park outing.

SOON

Gorillas Are Assuredly Plotting Against Us

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Endangered mountain gorillas in Rwanda become the first primates observed destroying camouflaged snares to protect younger gorillas.

SPECIAL AGENT C

Finally, Some Good News: Make-A-Wish Kid Captures Supervillain Rex Velvet

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12-year-old Colby, AKA Special Agent C, celebrates his odds-beating birthday with a Make-A-Wish superhero mission to capture Rex Velvet.

MAKER FAIRE

I Must Posses This: Commodore 64 Bass Guitar And Keytar

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Jeri Ellsworth built a Commodore 64 bass guitar which she took to Maker Faire while wearing a portable amp and roller skates. As one does.

#COSPLAY

The Internet Reacts To The Higgs Boson Discovery

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Yesterday CERN announced the discovery of a new boson 99.977% likely to be the Higgs. Funny Higgs boson memes and Twitter reactions followed.


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