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Street View Divorce

Google Street View can be used for many things, like visual turn-by-turn directions, or just a virtual vacation, but one Peruvian man discovered much more. He was allegedly searching for the quickest way to reach the Bridge of Sighs, in Barranco, Lima, when he stumbled upon a curly-haired woman sitting on a bench with a not so familiar man. Despite their faces being blurred, he quickly identified the woman as his wife due to her hair and clothes. A divorce ensued shortly after. continue reading for another picture and more information.

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Banksy Shreds Itself

Many are familiar with Banksy's "Girl With Balloon" painting, but did you know it was auctioned by Sotheby's in London on Friday night for £1.04-million? That's right, the stencil spray painting showing a girl reaching towards a heart-shaped balloon on canvas suddenly slid through a shredder installed directly in the frame after it was sold. "It appears we just got Banksy-ed," said Alex Branczik, Sotheby's senior director and head of contemporary art in Europe. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Captain Marvel Movie

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Marvel Studios first began development of the Captain Marvel film as early as May 2013 and officially announced it in October 2014, making it the studio's first female-led superhero movie. Just this past week, the studio released the first trailer as well as some promotional materials showing its star, Brie Larson. Internet users started complaining about how Marvel characters just don't smile enough, and so Captain Marvel herself, decided to run a few of the images, like the one you see above, through FaceApp. Continue reading for more.

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BarberCut Lite Theft

Anthony Helinski, a 34-year-old teacher from Lawrence, Massachusetts, has been charged with putting his toddler into a BarberCut Lite arcade machine at a New Hampshire shopping mall and using her to steal prizes. He turned himself in Wednesday, five days after witnesses at the Mall at Rockingham Park recorded video of a man encouraging the girl to grab prizes from within the game. Continue reading to watch the video without effects straight from the Salem NH Police Department.

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Shrinking Office Desk

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Let's face it, there are dull moments at every job, and there's no better way to spice things up than by playing a few harmless jokes, within reason, right? For example, this office decided to prank one of its co-workers who went on vacation by having the art director create a miniature version of their desk, complete with a Microsoft Surface Studio computer. Continue reading for more weird things spotted by people at work.

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Blue Screen Something Happened

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Most Microsoft Windows users have experienced the Blue Screen of Death (also known as BSOD) at least once, since it's an error screen displayed when the operating system reaches a condition where it can no longer operate safely, but did you know that BSoDs have been present in Windows NT 3.1? They can be caused by poorly written device drivers or malfunctioning hardware, such as faulty memory, power supply issues, overheating of components, or hardware running beyond its specification limits. Continue reading for more strange things that Windows users could possibly relate to.

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Nissan Sentra Ferrari

What does a 1990 Nissan Sentra have in common with a Ferrari F40? Absolutely nothing, that is unless...you're talking about this Sentra-based Ferrari F40 knockoff. Priced at $5,800, the original donor car was completely stripped both inside and outside, with Ferrari-inspired parts replacing them, including the body panels, seats, as well as the wheels. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Ferrari Limousine Red

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A tuner in the UK decided to chop a Ferrari 360 Modena in half, add some seats in the middle, and transform it into what could quite possibly the world's fastest limousine, capable of hitting 166mph. It was designed by Dan Cawley, a Manchester-based businessman who owns hire company Style Limousines, and then sold to another rental company. "Every boy wants to get into a Ferrari, this was a way for people to be able to do that with seven mates. It's the biggest and craziest vehicle you can get. We made it because we wanted to create the ultimate Ferrari experience," said Cawley. Continue reading for more strange car mods that will make you look twice, but definitely not in a good way.

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Photoshop Troll Strikes

Photo credit: James Fridman via Bored Panda

James Fridman, better known as the "Photoshop Troll" on social media, is back yet again, with another round of requests. First up, we have one user who just wanted "bigger arms," but instead was transformed into a gorilla-like creature, rather than just have his biceps / shoulders enlarged. Others include: wanting to be a real super hero, polishing up a picture, and lost more. Continue reading to see the highlights.

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Male to Female Insurance

David from Alberta, Canada, legally changed the gender on his identification documents to female in order to save over $1,000 on auto insurance. How did all this begin? Well, he wanted to buy a brand new car and knew that his insurance costs would be high, due to being in his early 20s, as well as having a few marks (accident, ticket, etc.) on his record. So, he managed to legally change his gender on his birth certificate and driver's license to save on his insurance policy. Continue reading for a picture of an Alberta driver's license and more information.

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