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Fried Chicken Explosion

Photo credit: Post Production Reference Awards via Peta Pixel

Graphic artists at Ogilvy & Mather was commissioned by KFC Hong Kong to create an interesting ad campaign unlike any other the public has seen. So, they got to work and came up with the series that you see above, starting with a space shuttle launch, but with the fiery explosion and smoke being replaced with pieces of fried chicken. Continue reading for two more pictures and information.

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CatVR

PVRR (Pet Virtual Reality Research Technical Brief & Synopsis) have developed the world's first CatVR system, and it's not what it seems, as this device utilizes EEG and EKG technology to monitor feline emotions to certain stimuli. This accounts for the fact that cats see less color, but see have better visibility in the dark compared to their human counterparts. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Bugatti Chiron City Car

Photo credit: Budget Direct

Auto enthusiasts know the Bugatti Chiron as a mid-engined two-seated sports car developed and manufactured in Molsheim, France, by Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S., and is the successor to the Bugatti Veyron. It's powered by an 8L quad-turbocharged W16 engine generating 1,479 bhp and 1,180 lb-ft of torque starting from 2000 rpm. Budget Direct has rendered this hypercar as a mini city car to show what the vehicle will probably never look like. Continue reading for more.

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Dog Follows Google Street View Car

A Google Street View made its way down a road in Japan's Kagoshima Prefecture in the district of Kumage, but unlike other trips, a small dog decided to join in on the journey. What happens next? Well, as you can tell in the interactive map above, it followed for quite some time, with the vehicle's many cameras capturing the adventure. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Funny Selling Mirror

People have been selling just about anything you could think of online, whether it be via auction or classified websites, but one item that is a bit hard to capture, or at least when alone, are mirrors. There's currently a viral Twitter thread that gathers random images of people selling mirrors to show just how ridiculous some can get. Continue reading for more.

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Disney Game of Thrones

Photo credit: Comboe Studio via Bored Panda

Sure, the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones may not air until 2019, but fans at Comboe Studio have found a creative way to pass time. Two artists, Fernando Mendonca and Anderson Mahanski, decided to give many of the series' most popular characters a Disney-style makeover, like the whimsical Daenerys above. Continue reading for more.

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Funny Bathroom Tiles

Photo credit: Gyva Grafika via Bored Panda

Lithuania-based design studio Gyva Grafika was hired by Galeria Urbana, a local restaurant, to redecorate their bathroom, but under one condition...they cannot remove any of their tiles. What happened next looks to be something straight from a theme park, as they photographed a childhood Kaunas neighborhood, printed the images on stickers, and affixed them onto some of the tiles, creating an interactive experience of sorts. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Funny Stock Photo

Photo credit: Shutterstock via Bored Panda

Stock photos are nothing new or special, but sometimes, you'll come across gems that make you look twice, like this image of someone typing through a laptop display while a cat sits nearby. On a similar note, did you know that newspapers and magazines were first able to reproduce photographs instead of line art in the mid-1880s with the invention of the half-tone and its use on a printing press? That's right, stock photography started with staff photographers, and eventually, independent free-lance photographers took over. One of the first examples of a stock photo was circa 1920 when American photographer H. Armstrong Roberts ensured the people photographed in "Group in Front of Tri-Motor Airplane" all signed model releases. Continue reading for more bizarre stock photos.

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Giant Teddy Bear

Let's face it, when you purchase something online, you're doing so blindly, as it is impossible to inspect the item before shipment. For example, this person thought they were getting a 6.5-foot tall teddy bear that was well proportioned, but apparently, what they received was one with 4-foot long legs, and something that appears to be straight from a nightmare. Continue reading to see more things purchased online that took an unexpected turn.

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Ice Borehole

Dr. Peter Neff, along with a few other scientists, decided to do an experiment and drop a small piece of ice 90-meters down a borehole on Taylor Glacier, an Antarctic glacier about 54-kilometers long, flowing from the plateau of Victoria Land into the western end of Taylor Valley, north of the Kukri Hills, to see what would happen. They discovered that it made a very cartoon-like sound effect when it reached the bottom. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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