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Boeing 777 Transformer

Animator Michael Schmidt wanted to show the world that even robots have to unload once in a while, and this one just so happened to be of a Boeing 777 jumbo jet landing at Frankfurt Airport to take care of things. Sure, the scene may be computer-generated, but it's not too far-fetched to picture giant transforming robots running around in the near future. Continue reading for an awesome stop-motion Optimus Prime Transformers showdown video.

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Funny Snapchat Message

Photo credit: Just-for-Grins via Bored Panda

Snapchat messages consist of a photo or a short video, and can be edited to include filters and effects, text captions, and drawings. Users have found that captions work best for most images, and use them to create "stories" of sorts, like this one of a student who used a balloon decoy in class. In related news, when people aren't snapping images or recording short videos, they're using filters, and the video above explains exactly how they work. Continue reading for more funny messages. Click here for a few bonus messages.

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Guy Marries Smartphone

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Artist Aaron Chervenak drove to The Little Las Vegas Chapel in his purple Cadillac last month to marry his smartphone. "It's not yet legal to marry smartphones, but what I hope my wedding will do is to somehow act as a symbolic gesture to show just how precious our phones are becoming in our daily lives, and hopefully get other to ask the same question of themselves and their relationships," said Chervenak. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing NASA test firing a massive rocket booster that could take humans to Mars soon.

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Shopping FAIL

Photo credit: Adam Hess via Bored Panda

When you purchase something online, and the price appears to be too good to be true, it probably is. For example, Adam H. did not check the dimensions of this rug, and ended up with a micro-sized version intended for doll houses. Other examples include: not reading a mug description, ending up with a child's tent and lots more. Continue reading to see all of the funny shopping experiences. Click here for a few bonus FAILS.

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Funniest Photoshop Troll

Photo credit: James Fridman

There's nothing wrong with using Photoshop to retouch images, as even professionals use the software for such tasks, but when you ask a prankster for help, things can get a bit weird. For example, the person above wanted to look more like Tony Stark in full Iron Man gear, but instead was Photoshopped to resemble a vitamin bottle, complete with cap and arm holes. Continue reading to see more of the hilarity that ensued when James Fridman started editing.

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Funny Tan

Most who have taken high school math know that the three main functions in trigonometry are Sine, Cosine and Tangent. In a right triangle ABC, whose right angle is A, the tangent ratio of the angle B is the opposite leg over the adjacent leg. Therefore, in a right angle triangle, the tangent ratio of an angle, except the right angle, is: tan = sin / cos. Now this person decided to turn this equation into a pun. Click here for a few bonus nerdy jokes.

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Terminator 2 Movie Mistake

Terminator 2's visual effects saw breakthroughs in computer-generated imagery, including the first use of natural human motion for a computer-generated character and the first partially computer-generated main character. However, there were still some mistakes left in the final cut, such as T-1000's head splitting even before T-800 (Arnold) even shoots his weapon. Continue reading to see more interesting movie mistakes. Click here for a few bonus movie mistakes.

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Damaged Lawn Photoshop

Due to recent weather calamities, this tree was uprooted, taking a lawn up with it. This may not seem like a particularly special event, but regardless, the image managed to go viral online, and now even more so, thanks to Photoshop experts from Reddit. Some notable examples include a Hobbit House and sweeping dirt underneath the patch. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a house you won't believe isn't real, just Unreal Engine 4 goodness.

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16th Century Subway

Photo credit: Matt Crabtree via Bored Panda

There are enough strange people who take the subway, but rarely do normal commuters catch your eye. Photographer Matt Crabtree decided to change that by taking photos of passengers and retouching them into 16th century-stye paintings in his series called: "16th Century Tube Passengers." "All these shots are taken, retouched and sent from my phone. Capturing the most of mundane commuter moments with a quiet, classical beauty," said Matt. Continue reading for more. Click here for a few bonus images of ridiculous subway passengers.

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Funny Google Searches

Using Google to find something isn't anything new or special, but sometimes, the results are not what you expect. For example, someone wanted to know "what kind of haircut goes well with a beard" and ended up with a bizarre 360° cut with everything else shaved off. Continue reading for more funny, yet unintentional, Google search results.

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