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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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Elon Musk Flat Earth

It's no surprise that some people believe the Earth is flat, but what happens when Tesla CEO Elon Musk responds to a tweet made by "Flat Earth Society" on Twitter? Well, let's just say that hilarity ensues. The most popular flat-earther theory claims that Earth is a disc with the Arctic Circle in the center and Antarctica, a 150-foot-tall wall of ice, located around the rim. They also say NASA employees guard this ice wall to prevent people from climbing over and falling off the disc. Continue reading to see how the internet reacted.

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Steve Jobs Figurine

DAM Toys, known for their celebrity figurines, unveils their latest item, a photo-realistic Steve Jobs figure, complete with his famous turtle neck sweater, blue jeans and New Balance sneakers. You also get a host of hands, socks, glasses, different Apple tech products, and even a bitten apple to swap out at your liking. The included lounge chair is a perfect place to set up a photo shoot. Continue reading for another picture and more information.

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Retired Superheroes

Photo credit: Eddie Liu

With all the superhero movies being released, it's hard to keep up with every one of them. Shanghai-based artist Eddie Liu wants to show them in a different light, or in other words, retirement. They may not be fighting crime in old age, but suiting up again definitely isn't out of question. Whether it be Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, or The Flash, some of them still age like fine wine. Continue reading to see them all, plus a bonus video.

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Real Up House

For those who don't know, Edith Macefield was basically a real estate holdout who received worldwide attention in 2006 when she turned down an offer of $1-million to sell her house to make way for a commercial development in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, Washington. Instead, the five-story project was built surrounding her 108-year-old farmhouse, where she died at age 86 in 2008. After her passing, Macefield willed her house to the new building's construction superintendent, Barry Martin, in gratitude for his friendship and caretaker role. Continue reading for more examples of homeowners who refused to move. Click here for a few bonus images.

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Grandmother Funny Portrait

Kimiko Nishimoto, an 89-year-old grandmother didn't even pick up a camera until she was 72-years-old, but 15-years later, she's become an internet sensation and star in Japan. In addition to being a landscape / nature photographer, she loves photographing crazy self-portraits of herself using a wireless camera remote. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Uber Service Dog

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Even if you've only called upon Uber one time, you have a passenger rating. In the same way that passengers rate drivers from one to five stars (one star indicates bad service and five stars indicates you were happy with the ride), every Uber customer is likewise assigned a score. Some drivers go beyond the call of duty to earn that five star rating, like this person who just so happened to have a service dog along for the ride. Continue reading to see more. Click here for a few bonus images.

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Pink Tesla Model S

There's nothing wrong with a pink Tesla Model S, but when you add a giant Batman logo, headlight eyelashes, and wings out back, things get a little strange. However, it all makes sense when you see the Google Chrome logo on the wheels, as this vehicle was driven by none other than Google's own Sergey Brin. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Pixel Street Art

Photo credit: Pappas Parlor via Bored Panda

Instagram user "Pappas Parlor", also known as Swedish artist Johan Karlgren, focuses most of his efforts on pixel art, and in an interactive way. He creates pixelated versions of many well known pop culture characters, such as Homer Simpson, and places them around town on signs, pipes, sculptures, fences, and even playgrounds. Other characters include: Super Mario Kart, Futurama, and lots more. Continue reading to see them all. Click here for a few bonus images.

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Painted Van Gogh Selfie

Halloween is just days away, and there's still time to create a next-level costume, even with things found at a discount store. For example, this person decided to dress up as a Van Gogh painting for a mirror selfie, complete with a Starry Night jacket. On a related note, did you know that Vincent had an older brother who died at birth who was also named Vincent van Gogh? Or, that in just a short period of ten years, Van Gogh made approximately 900 paintings? Continue reading for more geeky costumes.

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