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Power Strip FAIL

You know something is wrong, when...someone unknowingly plugs the power strip into itself. However, it won't be long until someone noticed that nothing plugged into it is powering on, or so we hope. FAILS come in all forms, whether it be driving on the wrong side of the ride, using an unopened umbrella to cover your head in rain, or just going head first into a lake without realizing your car isn't a boat. Continue reading to see them all.

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Robert Pershing Wadlow is the tallest person in history for whom there is irrefutable evidence. Wadlow reached a staggering 8-feet 11.1-inches (2.72-meters) in height and weighed 439-pounds (199-kilograms) at his death at age 22. His great size and his continued growth in adulthood were due to hyperplasia of his pituitary gland, which results in an abnormally high level of human growth hormone. He showed no indication of an end to his growth even at the time of his death. With that said, explaining that he is the fourth person from the left in a photograph probably isn't necessary. Continue reading for more obvious things.

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It's not everyday that you see a transforming PlayStation toy, much less one that turn into Optimus Prime. Takara Tomy has just released a new line of retro video game console transformers, and this is the first one to be revealed. Unfortunately (or fortunately), things only get stranger from here on out, and that's because you're about to see things like a giant Marge Simpsons riding shotgun as well as what $1-million USD looks like in $10 bills. Continue reading to see them all.

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So, you just finished your essay and started running the grammar / spell check function, but came across this notification that suggests you replace "I'm" with "I is". Now that is just one of the many weird everyday situations that will confuse you, or at least if you think too much about it. Others include: sugar free sugar, drawing perfect eyebrows gone terribly wrong, and children's books you can actually eat. Continue reading to see them all.

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Just about everyone has that one friend that never seems to reply to text messages, no matter how quickly you respond to theirs. These people have met the same fate, but have tried to make the best of it with some witty comebacks, or so they think. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of hands swallowing cars and traffic - just don't think too hard.

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The weekend is almost upon us and those with little ones know that it doesn't take much to keep them busy. Whether it be a simple smartphone / tablet app or just a game of hide and seek, just spending time with them is priceless. However, some of these kids might need to brush up on their skills before playing another game of hide and go seek. Continue reading for more examples of how not to hide.

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If you should find a lost phone and happen to own a restaurant, using a nail and hammering it to a board definitely isn't the best idea. Unfortunately, this once lost iPhone is now broken, if it wasn't already. That is just one of the many random things spotted in real life that don't make any sense. Other examples include, filling an *oil* tank up with gasoline, covering up your business's phone number, and more. Continue reading to see them all.

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The last thing parents want when school is in session is their kids staying up far too late playing games and not being able to wake up on time the next morning, but hey, since this controller is in the "Back to School" section, it's justifiable, right? That is just one of the many everyday items people have spotted in stores that were placed in the wrong section, or so we'd like to think. Continue reading to see booze, hake filets, and even herbal laxatives in these sections.

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Another week, another batch of people posting things on social media without doing some research. Whether it be not knowing Roman numerals to using your phone's calculator to call 911, you'll find the FAILS here. Click here to view the first image in this week's Continue reading for a viral video of a world yo-yo champion on stage.

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You know someone might need to brush up on their image formats, when they go on Yahoo Answers asking why a printed GIF image doesn't move - or they could just be a troll. On a related note, did you know that CompuServe introduced the GIF format in 1987 to provide a color image format for their file downloading areas? GIF was one of the first two image formats commonly used on websites, the other being the black and white XBM. Continue reading for more people who might not be ready for gadgets and technology.

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