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Ewok Treehouse

From afar and the photos, it looks to be a scene straight from Star Wars, but it's just Finca Bellavista, a sustainable living treehouse community that's situated on 600-acres of land in Costa Rica. Featuring zipline courses, stunning hiking trails, and many swimming holes. It was originally founded Mateo and Erica Hogan, and this treehouse, along with all the land it encompasses, is dedicated to conservation and sustainable living. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Underground Home Vegas

In case of nuclear disaster, this underground home, built in the 1970s, will definitely keep you safe. It's situated 26 feet underground and can be found at 3970 Spencer Street in Las Vegas. Featuring several bedrooms, three bathrooms, two hot tubs, a swimming pool, a putting green, fake trees, flowers, and even a dance floor. According to the realtors who recently sold this home for over $1-million, a family could live here for up to a year after a nuclear blast. Continue reading for more.

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KRGT-1

Motorcycle fans rejoice! The Arch KRGT-1 by Keanu Reeves has been revealed. Priced from $78,000, this chopper-inspired cycle boasts a 2L S&S v-twin engine that pumps out 122 lb-ft of torque and 122 hp, along with a sleek body made from billet aluminum. Adding to the chopper feel is its forward foot controls which lets you ride in the laid back, king-of-the-road position. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.

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Geeky Engagement Rings

Most wedding / engagement rings are designed to be extravagant and luxurious, but these 7 creations just take geekiness to the next level. Whether it be placed inside a Pokeball with custom Pokemon Card or one shaped like R2-D2, we hope that the answers to these proposals were all "yes". Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an unbelievable Mustang save.

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Human Giants

Photo credit: Laszlo Balkanyi

If both giants and Hollow Earth existed, this is how they'd probably reach the surface. This particular specimen can be found in Budapest at Szechenyi Square. It was created by artist Ervin Herve-Loranth from polystyrene, and has been part of a display in Budapest's art market exhibition for the past week. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny internet trolls gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of why you should never take on a parking garage gate in a regular-sized car.

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Rock Sculpture

Photo credit: Hirotoshi Itoh

Kicking a few stones around while walking isn't anything most people would take notice of, but one look at these creative sculptures by Japanese artist Hirotoshi Itoh, and you'll see them in a whole new light. He goes by "Jiyuseki" online, and he masterfully works with natural stones using both hand tools, as well as clever props, to create illusions such as the one above of a group of tourists peering out from a rock. Continue reading for more images and information.

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Geometric Paper Masks

Photo credit: This is Colossal

While these may look computer-generated, all of the paper masks above are real, and made entirely from paper. Designer Steve Wintercroft has created a series of clever and inexpensive geometric mask templates that anyone with a computer can print, download, color - find out more here on this page. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the most adorable LED costume ever.

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Strange China Buildings

Photo credit: VN

It's really hard for businesses to stand out in a country that has a population of over 1.35-billion people. So, developers decide to go with strange building designs in hopes of getting some extra attention. Whether it be a building shaped like a wine glass, or just a structure that serves no real purpose, you'll find them in China. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the ultimate dash cam FAILS.

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Tetris Business Card

Not just any old piece of paper, this one by Oregon programmer Kevin Bates is basically a Game Boy-styled business card, called the Arduboy. It not only displays your resume, but also doubles as a playable "Tetris" game, complete with a replaceable battery that lasts up to 9-hours. This card became so popular online that Bates even ran a Kickstarter campaign for anyone who wanted their own Arduboy card - new version can even run Pokemon - for the price of $30. Continue reading for more cool and creative business card.

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Power of Makeup

Lucia Pittalis, a geek and makeup artist from Italy, is truly a master of disguise. All she needs are a few cosmetic products, tools, and wigs to go from Lucia to Rambo. Here's what she has to say: "The process is studying the character - watching photos, movies, videos, and saving frames where necessary. I think how can it be adapted on my face. It is a kind of acting process before. I must be that character. Then I put on background music related to that character to be in the mood and I start to watch myself in the mirror." Continue reading for more pictures.

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