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Screen Shot 2012-12-06 at 2.11.37 PM
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Must Watch: Red Bull’s Rube Goldberg Machine, Kluge (video)

[GR]M0jmSsQ5ptw[/GR] While Red Bull's Stratos Jump is a remarkable feat of human engineering, it's not particularly one that I've wanted to watch again and again.  So perhaps it's not Red Bull money spent effectively.  This Red...
 
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Canoe Wars - by Canoe Brewpub
Canoe Wars - by Canoe Brewpub
Canoe Wars - by Canoe Brewpub

Star Wars Millennium Falcon Gingerbread Creation

With the holidays approaching, you might already be baking your gingerbread creations for gifts, parties or just as a festive (and delicious) decoration for your home/office. Why not skip the traditional gingerbread house/ginge...

 
Household
 
Cool Down Doggie Leash
Cool Down Doggie Leash
Cool Down Doggie Leash

Cool Down Doggie Leash Keeps Pets Cool on Hot Summer Days

We've seen our fair share of dog gadgets over the years.  From the weird, like the Doggie Poop Trap; to the practical, like the Tug Preventing Dog Leash; to the questionable, such as the Rapidbath Dog Washer.  Adding to that ev...
 
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Batman Dirty
Batman Dirty
Batman Dirty

College Humor Must See: A Very Dirty But Hilariously Funny Batman (video/NSFW)

The holidays are upon us, and Batman "The Dark Knight Rises" is well behind us.  Or is it? College Humor saw fit to rehash the ending (spoiler alert) of the film by replacing the utterly serious Batman, with a perverted sex cra...

 
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Uncuff Link
Uncuff Link
Uncuff Link

Uncuff Links: There is a Hidden Hand Cuff Key in These Cuff Links

We'd never recommend that you try to break yourself free from a pair of handcuffs, provided of course a law man placed them there.  Any other situation, though, nefarious or not, and you'll probably want to have a solution to u...
 
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Giant Gummy Python
Giant Gummy Python
Giant Gummy Python

This 27 Pound Gummy Snake Contains 36,000 Calories, Measures 8-feet Long (video)

If' you're in need of a diabetic comma, look no further than this 26.9-pound edible Gummy Python.  It measures a whopping 7-feet, and contains over 36,000 calories of energy.  Feed this to your kid and it's all but a guarantee ...

 
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DarkFin Gloves
DarkFin Gloves
DarkFin Gloves

Michael Phelps Ain’t Got Nothing on These Darkfin Webbed Gloves

"Cheating", much like the word "sex", is a highly subjective term, just ask President Clinton.  These Darkfin webbed Gloves have nothing to do with sex, but  they could have a lot to do with cheating, that is assuming they're u...
 
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Burning Vodka
Burning Vodka
Burning Vodka

Watch this Liquor Store Set a Blaze From Sun and Vodka (video)

This story is a bit out there, but if you're a kid from the 70s or 80s, you might find some nerd relate-ability.  Do you remember burning leaves, or if you're a true sadist, ants with a magnifying glass?  The sun's rays are enh...

 
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Lightning Fight
Lightning Fight
Lightning Fight

Watch Two Guys Exchange Lightning Bolts Using Just Their Hands (video)

[GR]3FpjcOWwiI4[/GR] Electricity should not be messed with.  You learn that when you're a kid.  That's probably why this video is so damn captivating. You'll watch a guy in a red suit and a guy in a blue suit exchange lightning...
 
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AT AT Bookends
AT AT Bookends
AT AT Bookends

Star Wars AT-AT Bookends Are Ready to Attack Your Library

Everything we do is online.  Meaning rarely we we pick up a physical book or a magazine.  Instead, we prefer to consume our media on a computer, iPad, or iPhone (or Android device).  Nevertheless, that doesn't stop us from indu...

 
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Shot Flask
Shot Flask
Shot Flask

Shot Flask: a Flask with a Built-in Shot Glass (video)

Sharing a drink from a flask requires handing over your jug of booze.  That in mind, it's impossible to limit your fellow drinker's intake, which in turn might leave you on half empty - no good if you're at a concert or have a ...
 
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Head Drop Illusion
Head Drop Illusion
Head Drop Illusion

Head Drop Illusion is a Must See (video)

[GR]tsL_JDtVbww[/GR] We've seen some cool Halloween costumes, but nothing compares to the Head Drop Illusion. Now, we'd like to think the key to the trick is pretty simple, but something tells us it's vastly more complicated th...