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Insanity

Let's face it, the drudgery of work, school, or whatever your daily routine consists of really wears you down. Thankfully, there are a few things you can do to keep things fresh, or at least interesting. For example, adding "in accordance with the prophecy" to the end of your sentences will definitely leave more than a few people scratching their heads. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny internet trolls gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a guy who decides to race the London Tube.

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4K iPhone Camera

Vizzywig 4K app is made for those with more money than sense, as just tacking on a few hundred more dollars will get you a Panasonic Lumix GH4. This software claims that it's the "world's first mobile app that lets you capture, edit, and distribute 4K video." This is possible because instead of capturing video normally, it does so by shooting 4K-resolution photographs at a rate of 24 photos a second while recording synced audio on the side. iTunes Page. Continue reading for a actual 4K test footage shot with an iPhone and the app.

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Polaroid Z2300

Modern instant film cameras were invented by American scientist Edwin Land, who unveiled the Land Camera, in 1948, a year after unveiling instant film in New York City. The earliest instant camera, which consisted of a camera and portable darkroom in a single compartment, was invented in 1923 by Samuel Shlafrock. Fujifilm is now the only remaining supplier of instant film in the United States. Camera models sold by Polaroid now print the image on a small card, rather than develop the image, but it does emerge from the camera in a short time. Continue reading to see some of the coolest models out on the market today.

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Oculus VR Headset

For those who have been living under a rock and have never heard of this product, Oculus VR is basically a virtual reality technology company founded by Palmer Luckey and Brendan Iribe. Their first product, still in development, is the Oculus Rift, a head-mounted display for immersive virtual reality (VR). It utilizes a set of lenses on the screen to focus and reshape an image for each eye, which creates the 3D image illusion. This image matches a wearer's movements and makes it seem as if they have stepped into the realistic world they are seeing in front of them - with 360° views. Continue reading for more.

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Up Close Animal Eyes

Photo credit: Suren Manveylan

Photographer Suren Manevlyan unveils his newest macro eye close-ups in a photo series titled "Animal eyes 3." In addition to photography, Manvlyan is also teaching physics, mathematics, projective geometry and astronomy at the Yerevan Waldorf School for the last decade. From 1997 to 2011, he served as a scientific researcher at the Institute for Physical Research of National Academy of Sciences. Continue reading to see more of his latest work.

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Craigslist Funny

There are some people who have no shame, or do not care if something might be illegal, they will find ways to get it. Methods include looking for "friends" who might know someone or by posting a Craigslist ad online. This person chose the latter and the response he got was troll-ific to say the least. On a related note, did you know Craigslist serves over 20 billion page views per month? Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video documenting a Russian biker girl's revenge on drivers who litter.

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Passcode USB Drive

Sure, there are other more secure ways to protect your USB drive data, but for those who aren't technologically inclined, having the option of setting a password directly onto the device might be the best way to go. Simply punch in your alphanumeric code, press the lock button, and you're ready to roll. Continue reading for more awesome gadgets and accessories that actually exist.

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Found iPhone

When you lose something as valuable as your phone at a public place, the last thing you'd expect is for someone to put up signs to find its rightful owner. However, that is exactly what happened in this case. The only problem we see is the lots of random people who'd call to try and snag it - though asking them to confirm a few phone numbers would probably make them back off. Continue reading for more images that show how some people are restoring faith to humanity.

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Fake iPhone Shocking

Before buying a used iPhone, make sure to have a spare power bank with cable on you to check and see if the device powers on, rather than just display "low battery". As you're about to see, the interior of this "iPhone" is quite empty to say the least, but it does have some illuminating features, literally. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Rosetta Comet

The 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet has a current orbital period of 6.45 years and a rotation period of approximately 12.7 hours. The comet will next come to perihelion (closest approach to the Sun) on 13 August 2015. The Rosetta spacecraft rendezvoused with the comet on August 6, 2014, with plans to enter orbit after approaching to within 30 km (19 mi) five weeks later. On September 15, 2014, ESA announced choosing "Site J" on the "head" of the comet as the landing site of the Philae probe attached to Rosetta. The planned landing date is November 11, 2014. Continue reading for more random, yet interesting photos.

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