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Fried Chicken Explosion

Photo credit: Post Production Reference Awards via Peta Pixel

Graphic artists at Ogilvy & Mather was commissioned by KFC Hong Kong to create an interesting ad campaign unlike any other the public has seen. So, they got to work and came up with the series that you see above, starting with a space shuttle launch, but with the fiery explosion and smoke being replaced with pieces of fried chicken. Continue reading for two more pictures and information.

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Coca-Cola Frozen

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Another day, another wacky item from Japan. This time, it's Coca-Cola Frozen, and this product is exactly as it sounds...a version of the drink that turns to slush when placed in the freezer. In addition to the lemon twist, the concoction comes in a squeezable pouch, and the formula reportedly took 8-years to develop from scratch. Continue reading for more pictures and a video showing how to make your own Coca-Cola Frozen in case you don't live in Japan.

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Slice of Sauce Ketchup

These days, there are Kickstarter crowd funding campaigns for just about everything, including "Slice of Sauce". Invented by Emily Williams, co-founder of Bo's Fine Foods, these ketchup slices are described as an individual slice of flavor-packed condiment offering a portable, convenient, clean label experience. They are mess free, and a solution to those who don't want soggy bread when they add the condiment to their meal. continue reading for another video and more information.

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BEEcosystem

There's raw unfiltered honey, and then honey that you harvest right in the comfort of your own living room, thanks to the innovative BEEcosystem. Yes, a startup has created a pre-built indoor/outdoor beekeeping system that can be attached to your wall, over a fireplace, next to a bookshelf, or wherever it fits your decor. This means you won't have to visit your local farmer's market for fresh honey, as it's "an indoor observation honeybee hive that literally brings your living room to life." Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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General Organa Pie

Photo credit: The Pieous

Confectionary artist Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin specializes in baking pop culture-inspired pies that look almost too good to eat, like the General Organa masterpiece you see above. It all started when she formed "Pies are awesome," and the rest is social media history. "My mission is to show the world that not only can pies go head-to-head against the poshest wedding cakes and fancy-pants desserts on the most discerning buffet tables of the world, but that they can be fun and easy to pull off too," said Jessica. Continue reading to see more.

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GoSun Portable Solar Cookier

The GoSun Portable Solar Oven does not require any external heating elements or power, just the sun. Simply load it up with food and relax, no monitoring required. It retains your food's flavor and nutrition cooking from 360°, like a slow cooker, but faster. Bake, roast, steam and saute, nothing is off limits. When you're done cooking, just keep the tray closed to keep your food hot and ready to eat for hours, no sun required. Cooks a meal in as little as 20 minutes, reaching temperatures up to 550°F (290°C) in full sunlight. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video review and more information.

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Gingerbread Star Destroyer

Photo credit: Star Wars Bakery via Bored Panda

There's the Death Star popcorn maker, and then these Star Wars-inspired food creations by Stockholm-based "Star Wars Bakery". They've created several holiday treats, but their most famous one to date is the giant Imperial Star Destroyer that you see above. Happen to be in Stockholm, Sweden right now? Then head on over to the DICE headquarters to see the magnificent gingerbread vehicle in person. Continue reading to see some of their other works.

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Bacon Rock

Whether if you're photographing things with a smartphone or high-end DSLR, there's no denying that you'll capture a few random things, such as a rock, that appear to resemble something else. Other examples include: a chocolate bar-like gemstone, salmon belly toothpaste, a meaty golf ball, potato rock, and lots more. Continue reading to see them all.

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Pringles Thanksgiving Dinner

You can find just about anything on the internet these days, and for those who want a quick Thanksgiving dinner, there's this bizarre Pringles chip kit. Unfortunately, "the exclusive rollout of Pringles Thanksgiving Dinner is available exclusively to members of the media and selected influencers," which means you'll have to find someone in the know to track one down. Continue reading for another hands-on video review, more pictures and information.

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Vocktail Virtual Cocktail

Vocktail is touted as the world's first virtual cocktail, or in other words, a high-tech glass that transforms normal water into various other drinks. This is made possible through multi-sensory stimulation, which tricks your eyes, nose and taste buds into thinking they're consuming something completely different. The glass comes equipped with color-changing LED lights, sliver electrodes on the rim of the glass, and three micro air pumps equipped with flavor cartridges, which are activated when a person drinks from the glass. Click here for the first image in this week's things that look like other things gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of Good Mythical Morning showing how to cook a turkey on a car engine.

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