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The weekend is finally here, and geeks who love Oreo cookies can now rejoice, as we bring you 17 cool and creative ways to hack the cookie. Starting off, we have Cookies and Cream Oreo bark, which requires you to crush some cookies and then mix together with melted white chocolate before refrigerating. The "Oreo Biscuit" was first developed and produced by the National Biscuit Company (today known as Nabisco) in 1912 at its Chelsea factory in New York City. The modern-day Oreo design was developed in 1952 by William A. Turnier, to include the Nabisco logo. Continue reading for more.

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No, you're not looking at the real Eiffel Tower in Paris, but rather the casino and resort located on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. When the scale model of the Eiffel Tower was designed, it was planned to be full scale, but the airport was too close and the tower had to be shrunk. For those who enjoy fine dining, there's the Eiffel Tower Restaurant that can be reached via a special elevator, with French cuisine by Chef J. Joho. Continue reading for more.

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The Giza Necropolis is basically an archaeological site on the Giza Plateau, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt that consists of ancient monuments, including the three pyramid complexes known as the Great Pyramids, the massive sculpture known as the Great Sphinx, several cemeteries, a workers' village and an industrial complex. It is located some 9 km (5 mi) inland into the desert from the old town of Giza on the Nile, some 25 km (15 mi) southwest of Cairo city center. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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Just like clouds, if you happen to look for long enough, you're bound to spot something that resembles a face or object. This geek managed to find the Joker in a cup of yogurt, complete with the twisted smile and eyes. Continue reading for 18 more funny pieces of food that look like famous things, people.

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According to Slate.com, transitions associated with the start and end of DST (Daylight Savings Time) disturb sleep patterns and make people restless at night, which results in sleepiness the next day." What do some people do when they feel tired? Eat lots of junk food of course. Continue reading for 17 extremely random facts that may change the way you look at everyday foods.

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For coffee lovers, there's nothing like starting your day with a nice hot shot of espresso or two, but what if you could actually eat the shot glass rather than wash / throw it out? Meet the Lavazza cookie cup. It's lined with a special sugar coating so the cookie doesn't get soggy. Continue reading for more.

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Just when you thought spending $100 per week on groceries was barely scraping by, check out what some other families around the world spend on food each week. These images were captured by two photo journalists who wanted to explore eating habits of random families worldwide, starting with the Ayme family from Ecuador, Tingo. Continue reading for more. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery.

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Many have heard the story of Jesus turning water into wine with the wave of a hand, and now we may just have a high-tech alternative: the Miracle Machine. It may not be as quick, but this inventions can still transform everyday liquids into wine in just 3-days. That's not all, users can also track the progress of their wine-making process using a free smartphone app, and according to its makers, the end result is as good as a $20 bottle, for the equivalent of $2 (£1.20). Continue reading for a video and more information.

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With over 40,000 locations and counting, there will undoubtedly be McDonalds locations worldwide that feature out-of-the-box designs. Whether they be old conversions or modern builds, the iconic arches can still be found at all of these restaurants. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video on how to make a mini crossbow out of household items.

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Homeplus, a large South Korean retailer has opened the world's first virtual store aimed at smartphone users. Shoppers purchase items by scanning barcodes of virtual products displayed in a Seoul subway station. They're currently offering 500 items, including food, electronics, office supplies and toiletries at this virtual store. Shoppers can browse seven pillars and six platform screen doors worth of goods. Simply download the app, and you're ready to shop. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a cat fighting an invisible enemy.

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