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It's that time again, time for another set of iPhone 7 spy shots. Now we get to see all three upcoming models together in one picture, with the most high-end "Pro" model sporting a dual-lens camera that could mean extra zoom and depth measurement for a better augmented-reality experience. Continue reading to see the back of all three.

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China God of War Statue

This is not an optical illusion, just a real statue of Guan Yu that stands 190-foot-tall and weighs in at a whopping 1320-tons. It sits alongside a Jingzhou city park in the Hubei province of China. The reason for building it? To attract tourists and locals of course. Visitors will also soon be able to walk up a staircase, up the 10m pedestal, and into an 8000 square-meter Guan Yu Museum. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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New iPhone 7 Pictures


Photo credit: Martin Hajek

Another day, another iPhone 7 leak, and this time, we get several new shots, along with a video, of the alleged upcoming 4.7" handset. As you may have recently seen, there's a larger rear camera, single-line antenna lines that run along the top / bottom edges, as well as iPhone branding on the back. It will most likely be released in Silver, Space Gray, Gold and Rose Gold colors. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.

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Glass Floor Library

Photo credit: XL-Muse via Hype Beast

Your eyes aren't playing tricks, nor is this a computer-generated scene from Inception, just the Yangzhou Zhongshuge library in China. Architecture firm XL-Muse recently unveiled this futuristic 1,000-square-meter design, and in addition to the black mirrored floor, you'll also find sweeping bookshelves, arched walls, and seating areas. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Leaked iPhone 7

Photo credit: Weibo via Peta Pixel

New iPhone 7 photos have emerged from a source in China, and it reportedly shows a larger CMOS lens hole on the standard 4.7-inch model. The next-generation "Plus" model will reportedly have dual cameras, and possibly larger lenses as well. You can also expect a faster A10 CPU and a larger battery in both models. Continue reading for a picture of the new headphone jack-less chassis.

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China Elevated Bus

Photo credit: Daily Mail

The "Transit Elevated Bus" has been revealed at the Beijing High-Tech Expo, and it's designed to drive directly over cars on the street. This vehicle runs on a set of fixed rails embedded on the road, making it a cross between a tram and bus. "With a carrying capacity of 1,200 people at a time, the TEB has the same functions as the subway while its cost of construction is less than one fifth that of the subway,' said Bai Zhiming, engineer in charge of the TEB project. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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Pirates of the Caribbean Shanghai Disneyland

We're very close to the grand opening of Shanghai Disneyland, and those fortunate enough to attend cast previews, like Matthew Finnemore, have been uploading footage for all to see. Unlike its predecessors, this version combines animatronics with the latest computer-animated hologram technology. You'll see Jack Sparrow, sharks, sunken ships, and lots more. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of exploding sodium bullets being shot at a watermelon.

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TRON Shanghai Disneyland

Shanghai Disneyland is finally set to open on June 16th, after numerous delays and a $5.5-billion investment, but this past weekend, 30,000 guests were invited to a preview event. In addition a massive Enchanted Storybook Castle, guests will also get to experience a TRON-themed roller coaster, complete with Lightcycles. There may not be any loops, but the multi-colored LED effects, and its sheer speed, will be more than enough to get your heart pumping. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one showing aluminum foil being folded and crushed a near unlimited amount of times with a hydraulic press.

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League of Legends Statue

Photo credit: IT Home via Kotaku

An elderly woman from China was spotted by closed circuit cameras making incense offerings and praying before a giant League of Legends statue of the game's Garen character. These images first appeared on Weibo and were snapped outside of a local internet cafe. Some are saying that she could have mistaken Garen for Guan Yu, a famous general. Continue reading for more pictures of the statue.

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China Moon Color

H/T: TechCrunch

Yutu is an unmanned lunar rover that formed part of the Chinese Chang'e 3 mission to the Moon, launched at 17:30 UTC on December 1, 2013, and reaching the lunar surface on December 14, 2013. It's the first soft landing on the Moon since 1976 and the first rover to operate there since the Soviet Lunokhod 2 ceased operations back in 1973. This week, the China National Space Administration, has released true color images of its surface from their recent landing. Continue reading to see more.

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