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Catstacam

If you'd rather your cat take their own Instagram photos, there's now a wearable camera being developed to do exactly that. Introducing Catstacam, a wearable collar camera that will automatically take photos and then post them to any Instagram account you have set up for them. It's being made by Whiskas - best known for their cat food - and according to them, the camera works by automatically snapping 6 photographs each minute and sharing them on Instagram when the device has internet connectivity. The company is currently beta testing the camera with a few cats owned by celebrities. There's no word yet on pricing or availability. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading to watch the five most popular viral videos of today, including one that explains what really happens when you crack your knuckles.

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10-year-old Reincarnation

Meet Ryan, a seemingly normal 10-year-old who lives in Muskogee, Oklahoma. He was born to Baptist parents in 2005, but at the age of four, Ryan started having nightmares, and would often talk about his heart exploding as well as Hollywood, a city located several thousands of miles away from Oklahoma. His mom, Cyndi, said he would always talk in a "matter-of-fact" manner during these episodes. After a year, Ryan finally confided to her about his past life, and said: "Mom, I have something I need to tell you. I used to be somebody else." Speaking at length about Hollywood, his five marriages, vacations in Europe, his old houses, and his career as an actor / agent. Ryan stumbled upon a still in one of the books, from the 1932 movie "Night After Night" starring Mae West, and pointed to an extra in the film while shouting "That's me!". The family later found out that the man in the picture was bit-actor-turned-agent Marty Martin. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Ezo Momonga

Hokkaido is Japan's second largest island, and its largest city (and capital) is Sapporo. Most travelers to the island arrive by air: the main airport is New Chitose Airport at Chitose, just south of Sapporo. Tokyo-Chitose is in the top 10 of the world's busiest air routes, handling more than 40 widebody round trips on several airlines each day. Within Hokkaido, there is a fairly well-developed railway network, but many cities can only be accessed by road. Continue reading to see some of the unusual wildlife photographers have spotted on the island.

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InfiniteUSB

The problem with most computers today is that there just aren't enough USB ports, that is unless...you have InfiniteUSB. Wit this accessory, whenever one of the cables are plugged in, a new USB port will be created, which means you can connect multiple devices without needing a separate hub. Continue reading for a video and the Kickstarter page.

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Keysmart

The KeySmart is basically a Swiss Army Knife-style keyring that's smaller than a pack of gum, and its unique 'S' design lets you to hold 4-times the keys in half the space of a traditional ring. That's right, no thigh poke and / or awkward bulges. Users can easily add anything you use throughout the day, whether it be USB drives, barcode reward cards, to RFID chips and garage openers. Pick one up here for $19.99. Continue reading for a video preview on just how it works, and more information.

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How It's Made Crayons

As the size of Crayola crayon packs increased from the original 1903 crayon packs, the variety of colors available has also increased - reaching 120 colors by 1998. The 16 officially retired crayon colors are "English Vermillion", "Brilliant Rose", "Light Blue", "Blue Gray", "Lemon Yellow", "Orange Red", "Orange Yellow", "Violet Blue", "Maize", "Green Blue", "Raw Umber", "Thistle", "Blizzard Blue", "Mulberry", "Teal Blue", and "Magic Mint". Click here to view the first image in this week's funny internet trolls gallery. Continue reading for a fascinating viral time-lapse video of Disneyland being built from the 1950s.

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CD Shattering Slow Motion 170,000 FPS

The Slow Mo Guys are back at it again, and this time, they've managed to capture a compact disc exploding with a high-speed camera at 170,000 frames-per-second. To be more specific, they secured a disc to a vacuum cleaner motor and then spun it up to 23,000 RPM, causing it to literally disintegrate. The Compact Disc is an evolution of LaserDisc technology, where a focused laser beam is used that enables the high information density required for high-quality digital audio signals. Prototypes were developed by Philips and Sony independently in the late 1970s. Continue reading for the video.

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Make No Sense

Have you ever come across a sign or message that just made absolutely no sense? If so, these images should conjure up some interesting memories. For example, this rope has an image of someone climbing a rock face, but then at the bottom there's fine print saying that it's "not suitable for climbing". Now if someone were to have overlooked that message, many things can go wrong to say the least. Continue reading for more.

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Jet Capsule

Think of the Jet Capsule Reptile as a mini yacht and jet ski in one, with the sleek lines of a spaceship, providing luxury amenities without sacrificing performance and maneuverability on the water. Made by Italy-based Lazzarini, this updated model is lighter, faster, and offers more performance, weighing 1,102-pounds less than its predecessor. It's powered by a 570 horsepower Ilmore MV8 high performance engine that can boost it up to 50 knots (58 mph). Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.

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R2-Q5 Virtual Keyboard

There are these keyboards, and then this Star Wars R2-Q5 virtual keyboard. While it may look similar to R2-D2, this mech was charged with storing the Emperor's plans against the Rebel Alliance within its memory bank as well as being personally responsible for programming hyperspace co-ordinates directly into Emperor Palpatine's shuttle during covert missions. Continue reading for a video of it in-action and more information.

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