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Email Scammer

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Dot Con: The Art of Scamming a Scammer is James Veitch's book that shows exactly what happens when you decide to reply to a scam email, and keep the conversation going for as long as possible. In the example you see above, the scammer appears to offer James an interesting proposal: a 10% cut of any gold he distributes for this person. This all sounds fine and dandy at first, but like most scams, they always require some type of payment before starting the supposed "business", which in this case is a hefty amount of gold. To keep things interesting, James decides to use code names, and even a simple, yet self-explanatory chart. Continue reading to see just how far the conversation got before the scammer realized what was going on.

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Tree Reflection

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Seeing a reflection of a tree isn't something out of the ordinary, but having its fallen leaves perfectly reflected back onto the branches is an entirely different story. Like many things in life, occurrences like this are simply pure luck, or being at the right place and time to experience them. Other examples include faces, flowers, and more. Continue reading to see some mind-boggling reflections. Click here to view a few bonus images.

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Gillian Anderson

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During her time on The X-Files, Gillian Anderson won numerous awards for her portrayal of Special Agent Scully, including an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. She is also the first actress to win an Emmy, a Golden Globe and a SAG Award in the same year. Anderson's character on X-Files initiated a phenomenon referred to as "The Scully Effect"; as the medical doctor and the FBI Special Agent inspired many young women to pursue careers in science, medicine and law enforcement, and as a result brought a perceptible increase in the number of women in those fields. Now seeing a banana in her nose on the set of X-Files is definitely something out of the ordinary. Continue reading for more rarely seen celebrity pictures. Click here for a few bonus images.

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Photo 22-Year-Old Christopher WalkenPhoto 20-Year-Old Bob Marley At His Wedding Day, 1966Photo John Travolta Posing With His Pilot Hat, 1985Photo 10-Year-Old Daniel Radcliffe Playfully Getting What He Deserved After Running Around And Spraying Everybody With Water Pistol On The Set Of David Copperfield.Photo 17-Year-Old Elizabeth Taylor Giving A Bath To Her Cocker Spaniel Amy In 1949Photo Young Christian Bale Playing With His Amstrad ComputerPhoto 7-Year-Old Frank Sinatra, c.1922Photo Young Morgan FreemanPhoto Pamela Anderson In Her Early TwentiesPhoto 15-Year-Old Eva Mendes Getting An Autograph From 17-Year-Old Alyssa MilanoPhoto David Bowie And Iggy Pop In Moscow, 1976Photo 16-Year-Old Heath Ledger, 1995Photo Clint Eastwood Skateboarding In Rome, 1965Photo Kate Moss And Johnny Depp At Their Front Door, 1994Photo Young Stephen Hawking With His First Wife Jane, 1965Photo 3-Year-Old Robert De Niro With His 24-Year-Old Father Robert De Niro Sr., 1946Photo 13-Year-Old Justin Timberlake And 14-Year-Old Ryan Gosling, 1994Photo Albert Einstein In A Traditional Headdress, At The Grand Canyon With A Local Tribe In 1922Photo The 14th Dalai Lama As A Young ChildPhoto Actress Meryl Streep Riding In A NYC Subway Train In 90sPhoto 7-Year-Old George Clooney With His Family In 1968Photo 36-Year-Old Harrison Ford, 1978Photo 13-Year-Old Elijah Wood And 20-Year-Old Leonardo Dicaprio At The 66th Academy Awards, 1994Photo 26-Year-Old Vice President Joe Biden


Unlock WiFi Password

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With all the technology available right now, it's nearly impossible for children, teens and adults alike to be bored when restrained to confides of their home. However, take away their WiFi password, along with a cell phone jammer, and they suddenly have no idea what to do. This clever mom decided to ask her kids to text a picture of a clean kitchen to her before receiving today's WiFi password. Continue reading for more funny ways some parents deal with their kids. Click here for a few bonus images.

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Photoshopped Celebrity Photos

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Just about the entire world knows about the complicated divorce situation between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie by now, but "Average Rob" on Instagram decided to lighten up the situation by digitally adding himself to one of their photographs. That's not all, this Instagram star has Photoshopped himself into dozens of celebrity photos, ranging from Eminem to Hillary Clinton. Continue reading to see more. Click here for a few bonus images.

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Trump Air Force One


Many people have publicly expressed their opinions about President-elect Donald Trump, but District 9 director Neill Blomkamp took things to a whole new computer-generated level imagining an obscenely "pimped out" motorcade and Air Force One. As you can see, there are plenty of unnecessary modifications, such as tank tracks, cannons, and even a gold body kit on the presidential limousine. Click here to view the first image in this week's things that look like other things gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the state of virtual reality back in 1990.

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Trump White House

Catalan artist Victor Enrich provides us with his vision of what the White House in Washington DC will look like after his presidency in 2020. It's basically the original structure stacked 13 times on top of itself, mimicking the president elect's vast residential and hotel projects. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Construction Fails

At first glance, you may not even notice the small room up top, but apparently, this hotel either has a sense of humor, or didn't properly look over their blueprints. Now if you have Spider-Man's climbing abilities, this may not be an issue, but for most, you'll need to use a ladder. Continue reading for more strange construction oddities. Click here for a few bonus images.

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Funny Letter Spacing

File this under: FAILS. Sometimes, we speed so much time making sure we don't spell a word wrong that letter spacing gets thrown out the window. For example, this credit card terminal's pen happened to be broken, while the touchscreen still is fully functional, but those who quickly glance at the sign may not get the same message. Continue reading for more strange examples of letter spacing gone wrong. Click here for a few bonus images.

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Photoshop Troll Funny

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Photoshop guru James Fridman is back at it again, and this time, he continues to troll Twitter users who send him requests. For example, the user above accidentally typed "pet" instead of "put", and was trolled accordingly, with his head plastered on a dog's body. Others include: cleaning a stone wall gone wrong, running from something scary, and lots more. Continue reading to see them all. Click here for a few bonus images.

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