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Neon Light Fail

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Scientifically speaking, neon lighting consists of brightly glowing, electrified glass tubes or bulbs that contain rarefied neon or other gases. These types of lights are normally placed in a sealed glass tube with a metal electrode at each end, filled with one of a number of gases at low pressure. A high potential of several thousand volts applied to the electrodes ionizes the gas in the tube, causing it to emit colored light. When they fail, disaster may ensue, like the gas station above. Continue reading for more bizarre neon lighting FAILS now. Click here for a few bonus images.

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DBPOWER EX5000

DBPOWER's EX50001 4MP 1080P FHD Waterproof Wi-Fi Action Camera Bundle includes all you need to get started, and it's being offered for only $45.99 shipped with coupon code: J9ZJLJUQ, today only, originally $99.99. It features a 2.0" LCD Display, 14-megapixel Panasonic CMOS Sensor with an ultra 170° wide-angle lens, built-in Wi-Fi, and a multitude of mounts, including a waterproof case. Product page - be sure to enter coupon code: J9ZJLJUQ during final checkout to receive the additional discount. Continue reading for another video review and more information.

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Dodge Ram Rebel TRX Concept


Powered by a supercharged 6.2L HEMI V8 generating 575-horsepower, mated to a TorqueFlite 8-speed automatic transmission and an intelligent 4x4 Performance Control System, the Dodge Ram Rebel TRX Concept has a "Baja Mode" that enables you to go off into the desert. To handle the rough terrain, it sports custom upper and lower A-arms up front, along with a five-link suspension system out back for a 40% increase in suspension travel. Its 37-inch tires and beadlock wheels lets you handle any obstacles with ease. Inside, it comes outfitted with plenty of leather, suede, and carbon fiber accents, complete with racing harnesses as well as nylon door pulls instead of regular door handles. Click here for the first image in this week's funny autocorrect texts gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the animated adventures of Indiana Jones.

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Mipes Guinea Pig

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Photo credit: Marloeshi Photography via Bored Panda

Netherlands-based photographer Marloes van Antwerpen Mieps may not be known for traditional shots, but Mieps, the Guinea Pig, more than makes up for that. "I usually create these photos in my backyard or in my DIY studio...[with] a tiny bit of Photoshop magic," said the photographer. She visits thrift stores and flea markets on weekends to search for props to be used in upcoming photo shoots. A few notable finds, include: Alice in Wonderland-inspired tea cups, stacks of antique Dutch literature, and a small hot air balloon. Continue reading for more pictures.

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iPhone 7 Burj

TechRax has been known to destroy a few smartphones over the years, but his latest stunt may trump them all, as it took place at Dubai's Burj Kahlifa, the world's tallest building. "I'm going to go the 148th floor and frickin' drop test the iPhone 7 Plus. Security is 24/7 and I may not find this phone at all," said the vlogger. After the stunt, he tried tracking the device using "Find My iPhone", but apparently, it sustained enough damage to not register at all when pinged. Continue reading for another drop test video, but from a slightly less terrifying 1,000-feet, using a drone.

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NES Classic Edition

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The NES Classic Edition may be a palm-sized replica of the original, but this version comes pre-loaded with 30 classic games, all for $59.99, when released in November. The system features HDMI display output and a new replica controller, which can also connect to the Wii remote for use with Virtual Console games. Unlike the North American / European models, the controllers for the Japanese version are hardwired into the console just like the original Nintendo Famicom; because of this, the controllers and connecting cables are also mini and shortened respectively. Click here for a few more hands-on images of the NES Classic Edition. Continue reading for another hands-on video and more information.

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Jetpack JB-10

When you think of Monaco, casinos, fast cars, and money usually come to mind, but this week, entrepreneur David Mayman, inventor and CEO of JetPack Aviation tested the JB-10 for all to see. Claimed to be the "the most technically advanced personal flying machine ever created," it's powered by twin turbines, and can fly for up to 10 minutes, while hitting speeds of up to 60mph. "JetPack Aviation is already working on a personal flying machine that will be so safe and simple to operate, it could be used by average commuters in daily life. We have just proved that personal flight is a reality, it is here now, and we will stay at the forefront of this exciting new industry," said Mayman. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including explaining why time doesn't flow backwards.

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ACV Amphibious Combat Vehicle

BAE Systems and IVECO Defence have partnered to build ACV 1.1, an amphibious 34-ton, eight-wheel drive combat vehicle that enables soldiers to deploy directly from ships and reach land. At 29-feet long, 10-feet wide, and 9-feet tall, it can carry up to 16 soldiers per unit, thanks to a new powerful 6-cylinder engine that generates 700-horsepower. Once launched from a ship, the ACV 1.1 can sail for up to 12 nautical miles. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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MyDigitalSSD 512GB

The MyDigitalSSD 512GB Pocket SSD supports SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interfaces, which are up to 10x faster than USB 2.0, and it's being offered for only $114.99 shipped with coupon code: 55OFFOTG, today only, originally $169.99. The OTG MSSD is an ultra-portable plug and play drive that offers total USB 3.0 5Gbps performance with any USB attached SCSI protocol (UASP) compliant system resulting in real SSD speeds up to 460mb/s. Product page - be sure to enter coupon code: 55OFFOTG during final checkout to receive the additional discount. Continue reading for another hands-on video and more information.

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747 Pilot Picture

Photo credit: Christiaan van Heijst

Boeing 747 pilot Christiaan van Heijst makes perfect use of downtime while in the sky by capturing stunning scenes unlike any you see on the ground, with a Nikon D800, like the storm above. "From an early age on I have found great joy in capturing the beauty of natural light in all its forms. Later on, I combined that with flying and a new passion emerged. Seeing the entire world in my job, I feel privileged to be in a position to capture many different parts of the planet through my camera and immortalize the beauty of the places I visit," said Heijst. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny demotivational posters and funny school pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an absolutely insane mountain bike course.

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