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Photo credit: Katerina Kamprani via Bored Panda

Form and function are two things designers usually strive to achieve when dealing with actual products, but 3D modeler Katerina Kamprini decided to do the complete opposite. In her series "The Uncomfortable", she envisions how everyday things, such as forks, spoons, and even a common household key, could be impractical. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of this year's coolest LEGO creations.

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When you see a camper like this, a hair salon doesn't usually come to mind, but after a complete overhaul, that's exactly what this one was transformed into. The exterior was resurfaced and then painted before the interior was completely gutted for stylist chairs as well as mirrors. To finish things off, a perm station was added in the corner, along with an L-shaped sofa of sorts. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Always wanted a BBQ grill, but just don't have the room for a free-standing model and prefer the charcoal smoked taste? Then Focus Creations has just the invention for you. Simply mount this to any wall, secure it, and pull down the grill when you're ready to use it. No word yet on pricing or availability. Continue reading for more clever inventions every small home and / or apartment should have.

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Photo credit: Laura Jenkinson

People may not pay much attention to the chin in their daily beauty routine, but London-based makeup artist Laura Jenkinson specializes in that body part by using it to recreate pop culture icons. She paints well known characters from Disney films, Looney Tunes cartoons, the South Park series, and lots more, onto her chin, lips, as well as the skin above them. Continue reading to see them all.

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Have a plethora of random gadgets charging around your home? Then why not organize things by drilling holes in your kitchen drawer or nightstand to make things a bit more sightly. Other easy decorating life hacks include painting floor tiles you are tired of looking at, using a ceiling-hung garment rack, transforming a lower drawer into a pet-feeding hutch and lots more. Continue reading to see them all.

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You may have heard or seen Singapore-based artist Keng Lye's work, but now he's unveiled his latest batch of fish and aquatic wildlife illusions. To create these works of art, he first pours layers of crystal-clear synthetic resin and then continues to paint on top of each one, creating the illusion that what we're actually looking at a real fish or a turtle in a bowl / bag / etc. Continue reading for more.

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You normally find discarded jumbo jet engines in airplane junkyards, but this one was transformed into a futuristic-looking conference table by MotoArt. They simply took the Boeing 747 engine, polished it up, added LED lights as well as mounts for the glass top, and the masterpiece above ensued. Yes, there are even built-in electric outlets to charge your smartphone. No word yet on pricing or availability. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Located in Springville, Utah, this couple's amazing $2-million pool was recently showcased on an episode of The Pool Master on Animal Planet. Featuring five waterfalls, a 300-foot lazy river, a diving rock, a hidden grotto, several hidden pathways inside the mountain and a tunnel deep enough for scuba diving. This massive 140-foot long and 60-foot wide pool was built for a homeowner who loves the mountains and scuba diving. What sets this 360,000-gallon pool apart is a 90-foot man-made mountain that 'emulates the natural surroundings perfectly,' according to Anthony Archer-Wills, host of The Pool Master. That's not all, you'll also find a full kitchen complete with granite countertops, stainless steel cabinets, an 8-burner grille and a refrigerator. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of Bill Gates completing the ALS ice bucket challenge.

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Gigantic rainbow-colored spiral staircases and slides are quite common in theme parks worldwide, but now you can actually live in a place with these things, and it's called "The Rainbow House". Situated in the fashionable Portobello Road area of West London, this home costs £15,000 per month to rent and includes four color-coordinated levels, a central spiral staircase and a master bedroom , complete with a bed that rotates 360 degrees. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Environmentalist Peter Bahouth from Atlanta, Georgia, has fond memories of treehouses from his childhood. So, he decided to recreate those memories by parrtnering with local builder Nick Hobbs to create a treehouse city. To accomplish this, he started off with a previously purchased plot of land next to his house, and with Hobbs, selected a trio of nearly equidistant trees to build around. The result is what you see above, all linked together by a suspension bridge. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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