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Hammered Steel Animal Masks

Photo credit: Selcuk Yilmaz

Artist Selcuk Yilmaz can take sheets of hammered steel and turn them into stunning animal masks, including the tiger you see above. He says: "For me solitude is a gateway to creativity. My art is a response to social alienation. I see how society is full of turmoil and chaos. Creativity is a process that is alive in all things, and relates with human roots running deep with meaning. This evolution, from poor progress to doing something better needs patience. We need patience and have to know pain. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Tetrashed Modular Office

Forget renting and get a geometric Tetra Shed instead. Measuring 86-square-feet, this modular office pod is completely portable, enabling you to set up a work space right in your backyard, ensuring natural views throughout the day. The system is constructed from a combination of timber, rubber and plywood. This workspace can comfortably fit 2 people, but the pod can be connected to others to create an ever-expanding office. Each shed sports a double door entry with windows that swing open all around. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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Rezvani Beast

California-based Rezvani Motors has officially unveiled "Beast", a roadster built around the chassis of an Ariel Atom 3, with some inspiration taken from the Lamborghini Huracan. Weighing just 1,650-pounds, the $165,000 vehicle was kept as light as possible, thanks to a carbon fiber body and carbon-steel chassis. It's powered by a turbocharged and supercharged 2.4L four-cylinder engine that produces 500-horsepower, mated to a 5-speed manual transmission, enabling the "Beast" to hit 60-mph in 2.7-seconds. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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Legacy Power Wagon

When you combine vintage truck looks with the body and power of a modern truck, you get the $120,000 (or $180,000 fully optioned) Legacy Power Wagon from the team at Legacy Classic Trucks. Available in either 2 door or 4 door models, and your choice of a 425 horsepower Mopar V8 or Cummins Diesel, it comes equipped with a slew of standard features such as long-travel Bilstein shocks, a heavy-duty 16,500-pound front mounted winch, and a vintage inspired Rotisserie Paint job, complete with lifetime warranty. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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Toybox Tiny Home

The Toybox Tiny Home may sound like a playhouse of some kind, but it's actually a modern house on wheels. Designed by Frank Henderson and Paul Schultz, this $48,000, 140-square-foot trailer home took approximately year to complete, measuring 20' x 8' and weighing in at just over 8,000-pounds. Once guests slide open the glass door, they'll be greeted with a raised loft sleeping area, kitchen, Murphy table with modular seating and a bathroom with toilet, sink as well as a shower. During harsh winters, you'll be happy to know that the floors are lined with heating pads made from recycled denim. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny school pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video on how sugar really affects the human brain.

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Camp Wandawega Adult Treehouse

There are simple treehouses, and then this one at Camp Wandawega in Elkhorn, Wisconsin. It was originally built as a hotel in 1925, but then became a speakeasy during the days of prohibition, complete with trapdoors and hidden hatches to transport the illegal booze. Nexit, it was a haven for hookers, before undergoing a total renovation when the Catholic Church bought it. Owner David Hernandez and his wife have been putting massive amounts of work into the resort, restoring it all, cabin by cabin. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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Stealth Triumph Speed Racer Motorcycle

If Bruce Wayne owned a motorcycle that he took around town, not equipped with any special weapons, it would probably be the Stealth Triumph Speed Racer by 27-year-old French designer Benjamin Blanchard. This custom bike took 12-months of meticulous work to complete, but the end result is stunning the say the least. A base Triumph Speed Triple motorcycle was stripped down to the bare bones before a carbon fiber body was added, and then coated with a stealthy matte black paint job. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a homemade Hoth battle.

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Cracked Log Light

Duncan Meerding, a Tasmania-based furniture designer, loves the outback wilderness, and it most certainly shows in his work. He scours for logs whose natural cracks emit soft, warm light, and says: "Many of my designs reflect my interest in light and its dispersion, represented by my simplistic forms and different lighting designs. Being legally blind, this vision of light emanating from the peripheries and the highly tactile nature of my work reflect the alternative sensory world within which I design." Continue reading for more pictures.

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At first glance, this may look like a crashed UFO in the forest, but it's actually HemLoft, a hidden dwelling in the woods of Whistler. The residence was designed by software developer Joel Allen, and despite looking like an egg, it has plenty of room inside for stargazing. According to Allen, it's just a short 5-minute walk from the main road. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of todya, including an interesting Robot + Dog + Pop-Tart clip.

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Motorcycle Skull Half Mask

There are full-face motorcycle helmets, and then this bizarre-looking skull half mask, constructed from an ultra durable, lightweight plastic. As you can see, it only covers your nose, mouth, and other areas on the lower half of your face. Its adjustable straps ensure that you stay comfortable on the battle field, should you decide to use it for airsoft or paintball. Click here to view the first image in this week's WINS gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of instant karma for a biker.

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