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Iron Man Samurai

For a genius with unlimited resources like Tony Stark, the sky is the limit when it comes to the types of Iron Man suits he can come up with. Hong Kong-based artist Jack Lee shows us what happens when the high-tech suit meets Japanese samurai warrior. In a time-lapse video, you'll see a variety of samurai battle armor, helmets and a bright orange robotic arm. The end result may look simple enough, but it took Jack countless layers to create this masterpiece. Continue reading for the clip.

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200GB SanDisk Ultra MicroSDXC

SanDisk's Ultra 200GB MicroSDXC Card is now the world's highest capacity, previously the 128GB, despite being fingernail-sized. It can store up to 20-hours of full HD video, as well as transfer 1200 photos per minute with an ultra-fast transfer speed of up to 90 MB/s. Built to perform in extreme conditions, SanDisk Ultra micro SDXC cards are water proof, temperature proof, shock proof, X-ray proof and magnet proof. Product page. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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Razor Crazy Cart XL

Razor's Crazy Cart XL is essentially the full-sized adult version of the award-winning Crazy Cart, complete with variable speed foot pedal acceleration reaches speeds up to 17mph. Featuring a drift bar for 360° plus steering capability in tight turns, variable speed foot pedal acceleration, up to 40-minutes of continuous use on a single charge and pneumatic, anti-tip front caster wheels. Get one here now. Continue reading for two demo videos and more information.

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NES Computer

Photo credit: AtriusVH / Imgur

At first glance, this appears to be just another NES, but press the power button, and you'll see it's so much more. Simply put, "AtriusVH" gutted the console, replaced the hardware with computer components (Blu-ray drive included) and installed NESBMC, a skinned version of the Xbox Media Center software for the Ubuntu operating system. Best of all, the console still plays all of the classic NES games, along with titles from SNES, Genesis, etc. In addition to the NES controller, users can also choose to use an SNES gamepad as well. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including one showing why you should never mess with the Queen's guard.

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Tourbillon Ride Contact

Remember the complex machine, which allowed for one human occupant inside a pod to be dropped into three spinning rings, from the movie "Contact"? If so, you'll definitely want to ride Switzerland-based ABC Rides latest attraction, "Tourbillon". It's claimed that riders will experience 5G's of downforce, and after watching the video, we definitely agree. Continue reading for the clip.

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Pistol Coffee Maker

You can either opt for a high-end coffee machine, or this cleverly designed gadget. The Noir Coffee Maker and Espresso Cups were designed to look like a pistol and six bullets. Sporting an aluminum body, the pistol coffee maker features a secure grip and soft-touch handle, complete with a silicone gasket for durability. The metal-plated porcelain espresso cups may not be microwave-safe, but they most certainly are conversation starters. Continue reading for more.

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Solar System Watch

With space exploration being a hot topic right now, there's no better time to revisit the Midnight Planetarium watch than now, which feature 396 moving parts. It displays an accurate representation of six planets and their rotations around the sun. You read that right, you'll see Mercury's 88-day trip, Earth's 365 day orbit and even Saturn's, which takes 29.5-years to complete on revolution around the sun. Interested parties can either opt for the standard version for $245,000, or a top of the line model that will set you back a cool $550,000. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Real Jurassic Park Cost

In the future, we may be able to actually revive dinosaurs, thanks to scientists who found soft tissue inside preserved dinosaur fossils. That's right, scientists used electron microscopes to uncover minute bits of soft tissue inside a crumbling 75-million-year-old theropod claw taken from the London Natural History Museum's collection. Unfortunately, building the park will cost a lot more than you can imagine, especially the research and development for amber extraction. Continue reading to see the breakdown.

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Sharpest Knife Ever

Buck Knives 0119 Special Fixed Blade Knife with Leather Sheath is claimed to be the sharpest ever, and it can be picked up for just $46.99 shipped, originally $85. It features a 6-inch 420HC large steel clip blade, a black phenolic handle with an aluminum pommel / guard and a genuine leather sheath. The knife has an overall length of 10.5-inches and weighs in at 7.5-ounces. Product page. Continue reading for a paper-cutting demonstration and more information.

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Cool Titanic Facts

Did you know that at $200 million, the movie cost more than the Titanic itself. That's right, the cost to build the ship in 1910-1912 was £1.5 million, which was equivalent to about $7.5-million at the time, and about $120-$150 million in 1997 dollars. On a related note, during the scene where the water comes crashing into the Grand Staircase room, the film makers only had one shot at it because the entire set and furnishings were going to be destroyed in the shot. Click here to view the first image in this week's WINS gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of pups running for dinner, time-lapse style, which has already received over 9.7-million views.

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