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Snickers Danny Trejo

Snickers paid tribute to The Brady Bunch with their 2015 Super Bowl commercial, and it recasts the classic television show with Steve Buscemi and Danny Trejo in place of the on-screen sisters Marcia and Jan. Nearly everything you see in the scene with Mike (Robert Reed) and Carol Brady (Florence Henderson) was added digitally in post-production. Continue reading for the making of video.

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Watch the World Burn

There are internet memes for just about everything, including one called "Some Men Just Want To Watch The World Burn", which is an expression often used to feature a rude gesture, faux pas or blatant ignorance of instruction, like putting up reward sign that one-ups the original. Did you know that the phrase surfaced online after it was said in the The Dark Knight by Bruce Wayne's butler Alfred Pennyworthwhile explaining to Bruce Wayne that his nemesis, the Joker, is unlike any other criminal Batman has faced? Continue reading for more funny examples.

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Kids Think Animals

Kids really have no idea what they're doing, so when placed around house pets, they follow their lead, and in this case, drinking spilled milk from the floor. On a related note, did you know that cats and milk usually don't mix well. Similar to humans, cats often develop lactose intolerance over time because they're born with lots of lactase (enzyme needed to digest lactose), but it diminishes with age. That's why it's best to stop feeding your cat milk after it is fully weaned. Continue reading for more kids who think they're animals.

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Wenger 16999

Wenger's 16999 Giant Swiss Army Knife is currently the world's most complex with a whopping 87 implements that perform 141 functions, making it the only tool you'll need to get any job done. Whether in your pack or on display, this massive tool is sure to be a conversation piece. Unfortunately, the $2149 knife is currently sold out, but apparently, there have been many people over the years who've enjoyed its service. For those who want the next best thing, check out the Victorinox SwissChamp XAVT, which packs 80 functions and is priced much lower than its big brother. Product page. Continue reading to see more reviews.

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Printer Prank

If you just can't wait for April Fools' Day and want to kick off the festivities early this year, just print out this sheet (HP / Xerox / Epson / Kyocera / Brother). Next, place this on the copy machine and watch the hilarity ensue, that is unless...someone has already beaten you to it. To possibly make a few dollars off this prank, you could always hide around the corner and record this madness for YouTube to see, in hopes that it will go viral. Click here to view the first image in this week's internet trolls gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a weather map gone crazy on live television.

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Geeky Cat Owners

In the real world, Spoiled Child Syndrome is characterized by "excessive, self-centered, and immature behavior", including lack of consideration for other people, recurrent temper tantrums, an inability to handle the delay of gratification, demands for having one's own way, obstructiveness, and manipulation to get their way. Some geeky cat owners have to deal with this as well, and give in to their demands. Continue reading for more.

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Darth Vader Gummy Bear Mask

Photo credit: Crummy Gummy via Laughing Squid

When are gummy bears not just a tasty sugary treat? When they're used to recreate Darth Vader's helmet. Crummy Gummy, a gummy bear artist, managed to create a 1:1 scale model replica of Star Wars villain's famous helmet using over 1,000 gummies. It was recently shown at the WYN 317 Gallery in Miami, Florida. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an unexpected drifter during a live news broadcast about the blizzard.

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Social Media FAIL

There are some people who should probably stay offline, and the person above, is one of them. On a side note, did you know that prior to Facebook's homepage redesign back in 2007, the front page used to feature a mystery man's face that was partly obscured behind a cloud of binary code? Well, the "Facebook guy," was actually a manipulated photo of Al Pacino created by a friend and classmate of Mark Zuckerberg. Continue reading for more.

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Worse Day

Winter Storm Juno has pounded parts of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and New York with than a foot of snow. Snow amounts in New York have ranged from 7.8 inches at Central Park in New York City to more than 24 inches in eastern Long Island. However, some geeks would rather be caught in a blizzard than come home to a computer that's been scribbled on with a permanent marker. Continue reading for more funny examples.

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Clever Products

Love putting crackers in your soup? The Obol might be just what you need, as it separates the dry products from the liquid. This handy kitchen gadget also works great for milk and cereal. Zevro's WM300 SmartSpace Food Dispenser ensures that your counter isn't filled with random food items, thanks to an innovative portion-control turn knob, wall-mount design, and three integrated measuring cups. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the craziest 3D projection mapping show you'll ever see at a hockey game.

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