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Drawing to Anime

Photo credit: Thomas Romain via Bored Panda

Thomas Romain, a French anime artist living in Tokyo, is back at it again, transforming his sons' drawings into anime characters. First up, we have "Cloud Guardian", who looks to be a menacing character straight from the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers universe. "Working together in what he calls the Father And Sons Design Workshop, Thomas and his kids come up with an eclectic assortment of funny, creepy, and sometimes downright bizarre creatures. Well, it's actually his children who think of them, and then Thomas adds his professional touch to turn them into everything from one-eyed beasts and plant monsters to giant robots and pink-haired hoverboarders," according to Bored Panda. Continue reading for more. Click here for a few bonus images.

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Mr Wakey Alarm Clock

The Sonic Bomb shakes you out of bed, while "Mr. Wakey" is an alarm clock that won't turn off until you punch it. That's right, the only way you'll get rid of the annoying beeping is by either hitting it, or throwing the device at a wall, which won't cause any major damage, thanks to its soft silicone design. Integrated crash sensors on the inside are used for force detection, and the harder you throw, the more points you rack up. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Bugatti Chiron Beetle

Photo credit: Click Mechanic

Click Mechanic wanted to show auto enthusiasts what some unlikely car mashups would look like, and many of them are downright bizarre to say the least. For example, the image above shows a Bugatti Chiron combined with a Volkswagen Beetle. "When you see a Bugatti Chiron, the brand's new flagship with a 1500-horsepower quad-turbocharged engine, a classic Volkswagen Beetle is not the first car that comes to mind. But since we're thinking outside the box, of course we mashed them up! Instead of the current trend of ever-lighter cars, our car has heavy chrome bumpers and alloy wheels. It takes the fenders and the greenhouse from a classic Beetle, but the rest is Chiron: especially the ultra-modern LED-headlights, which create nice contrast," according to CM. continue reading for more.

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New Harry Potter

Botnik Studios used artificial intelligence to write a brand new Harry Potter chapter, titled "Harry Potter and the Portrait of What Looked Like a Large Pile of Ash". How? Well, they trained the AI using an algorithmic tool, created by Jamie Brew, a former writer for Clickhole and The Onion, using all seven of the novels. Continue reading to read the three-page chapter.

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Darth Vader Funny

Photo credit: Michael Massart

Belgium-based photographer Michael Massart reveals his latest project, "The Empire Against the Crisis," and it's exactly as it sounds. This series of images shows what would happen if the Galactic Empire fell, and the Sith Lord needed extra money to make ends meet. Above, he takes a job as a dishwasher at a restaurant, alongside one of his stormtroopers. Continue reading for more.

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Michael Jackson Guardians of the Galaxy


Marvel fans rejoice! If you've always thought the 80s Michael Jackson (i.e. Captain EO era) would be perfect as Starlord in Guardians of the Galaxy, this poster should do the trick. Even though Marvel has had the license for many of these characters, like Iron Man, Daredevil, Avengers, etc., they really didn't have the budget necessary to create blockbuster movies, that is until...Disney bought them out. Continue reading to see seven more Marvel movies reimagined in different eras, and the stars who would play the leads.

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Funny Christmas Decoration

Photo credit: Bored Panda

Christmas is just around the corner, and many have not yet started on their decorations. If you fall under that category, here are a few clever, yet lazy, ideas that may spark something. For example, this person didn't bother with hanging lights around his entire house, so he got a plastic Grinch statue and made it look like he was pulling a strip of them down. Continue reading for more.

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Wenger 16999 Swiss Army Knife

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Wenger's 16999 Swiss Army Knife has been making its rounds on the internet for nearly a decade now, but the reviews continue to roll in. Just to recap, this monster has "87 implements", "141 functions", and is "perfect for the collector". One caveat: a used example will still cost you $8,999 plus shipping, so you may need to take out a small loan just to purchase it. Product page. Continue reading for another hands-on video and more reviews.

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Funny Drunk Text

One of the last things you'd want to do while under the influence this holiday season is send a text message that you end up regretting. Fortunately, many people have already done so as a warning for others, including this person, who thought that he drove himself home, when in reality, his friend did, while he was just toying with a paper plate. Continue reading for more.

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Chewbacca Electronic Mask

Hasbro's Chewbacca Electronic Mask became an internet sensation a year ago, and now it's being offered for just $21.48, today only, originally $31.99. A customizable fit not only allows for the perfect face off with the First Order, it keeps Chewbacca talking with those distinctively special Wookiee sounds that echo over many moons! Wherever imagination and adventure may lead. Product page. Continue reading for an unboxing video and more information.

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