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Wounded Leg Garters
Wounded Leg Garters
Wounded Leg Garters

Open Wound Garter Belts

It's never to early to prepare for Halloween, right? Check out these Openwound Gartered Prosthetics from Etsy seller OpenWoundFX (we should have guessed).  Unfortunately, wearing these aren't as simple as slipping on a pair of ...
 
Military
 
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120223-N-ZZ999-001
120223-N-ZZ999-001

36-Foot Railgun Tested with Massive Explosion (video)

[GR]-uV1SbEuzFU[/GR] Railguns have long been met with skepticism.  Back in the 80s Reagan called for a real deal Star Wars defense system that included a gun of such ilk.  Unfortunately, he never lived to see the tech materiali...
 
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Batman Russian Nesting Dolls
Batman Russian Nesting Dolls
Batman Russian Nesting Dolls

Batman Russian Nesting Dolls

Russian Nesting dolls, otherwise known as Matryoshka dolls, first made their debut in 1890.  They were carved by Vasily Zvyozdochkin and designed by Sergey Malyutin.  While the traditional Russian Nesting doll calls for a women...

 
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Pennsylvania Boy Lives After Being Born With Heart Outside Body
Pennsylvania Boy Lives After Being Born With Heart Outside Body
Pennsylvania Boy Lives After Being Born With Heart Outside Body

Pennsylvania Boy Lives After Being Born With Heart Outside Body

Ryan Marquiss is a very lucky boy after being born with a rare condition that led to half his heart to be formed outside of his body. The Pennsylvania boy was born with ectopia cordis, which made his heart protrude out from his...
 
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Ultimate Tazer Ball
Ultimate Tazer Ball
Ultimate Tazer Ball

Ultimate Tazer Ball (video)

[GR]E38G31wo7qc[/GR] What do you get when you combine policy brutality, a dose of ingenuity and volleyball? Ultimate Tazer Ball, but of course what else.  We know, we know, it can't be real, but apparently it is, at least accor...
 
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Man-shoots-himself
Man-shoots-himself
Man-shoots-himself

Man Shoots Himself in the Gut to Test Bullet Proof Vest (video)

[GR]bUacUmhI7U4[/GR] Taking a bullet to the gut takes some serious cojones.  Shooting yourself at point blank while wearing a bullet proof vest, though, is clearly an excercise in stupidity that quickly negates any potential pr...

 
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largest lobster caught in maine
largest lobster caught in maine
largest lobster caught in maine

27lb Lobster Caught in Maine and Released Back into Wild (odd)

It’s always great to come across some strange news every now and again, which is why we wanted to share with you these piece of odd news! Apparently one massive lobster weighting 27 pounds and the size of a toddler was captured...
 
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FlameThrower Glove
FlameThrower Glove
FlameThrower Glove

Flame Thrower Glove (video)

Nothing says "look at me" like a flame throwing glove, right?  Patrick Priebe developed, designed and built this glove which can shoot flames from the palm of his hand by up to 3-4 feet.   Want it?  Tough, it ain't for sale, bu...
 
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Giant Rope Swing
Giant Rope Swing
Giant Rope Swing

130-foot Rope Swing (video)

[GR]4B36Lr0Unp4[/GR] At this point in the game we thought nothing could compare to the Human Slingshot Slip and Slide.  Boy were we wrong.   Devin Graham and a few buddies got together to create this gigantic rope swing.  And b...

 
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Sound Barrier Hornet
Sound Barrier Hornet
Sound Barrier Hornet

Watch an FA-18 “Super Hornet” Break the Speed of Sound (video)

[GR]-1ywUmBpVGY[/GR] YouTube is chalk full of jaw dropping videos.  However, not too many will compare to this one: a 30 second clip of an FA-18 "Super Hornet" breaking the sound barrier.  The scene took place at Bethpage Feder...
 
Movies
 
Star Wars Mosaic
Star Wars Mosaic
Star Wars Mosaic

Star Wars Last Supper Mosaic is made from 70,000 Individual Images

70,448 frames instead of 69,550 may not sound like much of a difference, but when you consider that it is in regard to a mosaic - a Star Wars mosaic of all things -  it can make a big difference.  Avinash Arora recreated The La...
 
Household
 
50-Caliber-Bullet-Bottle-Opener
50-Caliber-Bullet-Bottle-Opener
50-Caliber-Bullet-Bottle-Opener

50-cal Bullet Bottle Opener

At the end of the day a bottle opener is a bottle opener.  Some work better than others, some are metal, some are plastic, some are embedded into an iPhone case and some don't work on the first try.  That said, you can bet ther...