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The SNES is a 16-bit video game console developed by Nintendo that was released in 1990 in Japan, 1991 in North America, 1992 in Europe and Australasia (Oceania), and South America in 1993. It was the company's second home console, following the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). Additionally, development of a variety of enhancement chips (which were integrated on game circuit boards) helped to keep it competitive in the marketplace. Continue reading for five things you may not have known.

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Tired of visiting tourist spots on vacation? Well, here are five mind-boggling, yet real, caves that should be on your to-do list if extra funds and / or time should become available. First up, we have the Waitomo Glowworm Caves on the North Island of New Zealand. Famous for its glowworms, Arachnocampa luminosa, this species is found exclusively in New Zealand and are around the size of an average mosquito. Continue reading for more.

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Japan-based artist Azuma Makoto launched his work into space to show that beauty can exist anywhere. Makoto partnered with JP Aerospace to make project "Exobiotanica" a reality. The first item he sent was a bouquet of colorful flowers sourced from around the world, and the other, a 50-year-old bonsai pine tree specially shipped from his private collection in Japan. They were launched at Black Rock Desert outside Gerlach, Nevada, where the Burning Man Festival is held annually. Continue reading for more.

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Yes, there's a roller coaster that uses Ferrari F430 Spider-inspired vehicles, and it's called the Fiorano GT Challenge, a steel dueling roller coaster, at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It features two, 1.08-kilometre (0.67 mi) tracks, each of which has four LSM launches and four magnetic brake sections, immersing passengers into the twisting, head-to-head varying speeds and accelerations of GT racing. Power for the ride system is provided via two flywheel motor generator sets, isolating the surge requirements of the launches from the electrical grid. Continue reading for more.

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Taking a short power nap of less than 20-minutes has been scientifically prove to rejuvenate, but laying on the dirty floor, snoozing in the car, or sitting upright in your office chair just doesn't sound too comfortable. The Nappak aims to solve that, as it's an inflatable pod that can be stored in a small bag and wheeled away when not in use Continue reading for more cool office gadgets and accessories that make work more interesting.

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Aquatopia is an attraction you'll only find at the Tokyo DisneySea theme park in Japan, located in the Port Discovery area of the park. It's touted as the second of only three attractions in the world to use a new trackless ride system designed by Walt Disney Imagineering. This ride is the successor to both Disneyland's Motor Boat Cruise and the Autopia, from which Aquatopia received its name as homage. It consists of around three dozen vehicles designed to look like personal hovercrafts which move independently from each other at quick speeds through a large water lagoon. Continue reading for more.

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Technically speaking, a supermoon refers to the coincidence of a full moon or a new moon with the closest approach the Moon makes to the Earth on its elliptical orbit, resulting in the largest apparent size of the lunar disk as seen from Earth. The association of the Moon with both oceanic and crustal tides has led to claims that the supermoon phenomenon may be associated with increased risk of events such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. Continue reading for more.

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You read that right, visiting medieval-style castles doesn't mean an expensive European vacation, as they can be found scattered across the US. Starting off, we have Belvedere Castle above. This castle is located in Central Park in Manhattan. Featuring exhibit rooms and an observation deck, and since 1919, the castle has also been the location of the official Central Park weather station. It was originally designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux in the late 1800s. Continue reading for more.

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Then fourteen-year-old Joey Hudy was invited to the White House in 2012 to demonstrate his custom-built machine, which shot marshmallows 176 feet in the air from a canon. President Obama wanted to showcase the significance of investing in mathematics and science. Hudy is now touring world with his marshmallow cannon when he's interning at Intel. Continue reading to see more five real-life

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Let's face it, not many of us can afford sprawling mansions with near unlimited space for clothing, gadgets, and more, but there are a few things anyone can do to make the best of what they have. Starting off, would be to install drawers directly inside the stairs themselves. Continue reading for more geeky ways to organize your home.

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