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Thor Iron Man Suit

Photo credit: Prince Armory

Prince Armory's Samuel Lee specializes in custom costumes as well as suits of armor, and his latest creation is definitely no slouch. It's officially titled "Asgardian Iron Man," made from leather, with plenty of brass hardware. Unfortunately, since it's a one-off creation, you won't be able to purchase it, but Lee is always willing to take on custom orders should you want something similar. Continue reading for more interesting images.

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DIY Infinity Table
Photo credit: Torchic_for_Dinner / Reddit

Sure, you could always just buy an infinity mirror table, but this Reddit user and his roommate decided to build one from scratch for their shared apartment. It all began with a bunch of hardware store supplies, including lots of LED lights as well as a two-way mirror, but after lots of work, the table came together. For the technical geeks who are wondering, yes, it's powered by RasberryPi, and it took quite a bit of tinkering to get the lights to all work together. Continue reading to see the entire build process from start to finish.

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Iron Man Samurai

For a genius with unlimited resources like Tony Stark, the sky is the limit when it comes to the types of Iron Man suits he can come up with. Hong Kong-based artist Jack Lee shows us what happens when the high-tech suit meets Japanese samurai warrior. In a time-lapse video, you'll see a variety of samurai battle armor, helmets and a bright orange robotic arm. The end result may look simple enough, but it took Jack countless layers to create this masterpiece. Continue reading for the clip.

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Ice Cream Hack

Summer is finally here, and for food geeks who love ice cream, these nifty life hacks will definitely come in handy. Starting off, the image above shows the best way to split a pint, or cutting one down the middle with a butcher's knife and using half as your personal bowl. Others include: making the perfect ice cream sandwich, making rock hard ice cream easier to scoop and lots more. Continue reading to see them all.

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Funny Clothing Tag

Most clothing tags are purely informational, from listing the types of fabric to how to wash the garment, but these funny and geeky examples include a little extra. For example, in addition to the washing directions, the tag above adds "or give it to your mother, she knows how to do it." Believe it or not, there's actually a tag with a salad dressing recipe, right down to the exact ingredients. Continue reading for more.

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X-Wing USS Enterprise Coffee Tables

Furniture designer Barry Shields takes blocks of wood and crafts them into beautiful custom coffee tables. His latest projects include a Star WArs X-wing starfighter and Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise. Now the only thing that could possibly make these better would be matching coffee mugs and / or trays. Click here to view the first image in this week's demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral video that provides a first look at "Avengers of Oz: Age of Tin Man".

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Cross-Stitch Tattoos

Photo credit: Eva Krbdk

Eva Krbdk, a tattoo artist from Turkey, combines pop culture with body art to create unique cross-stitch tattoos that appear to be directly embroidered on skin. These detailed designs are composed of small, x-shaped stitches that don't form the typical dark outlines in its imagery, but rather use color and shape to imply form. Past work include: Marilyn Monroe, flowers as well as animals. Continue reading for more.

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Porsche 911 RSR LEGO

Photo credit: Stef Schrader / Jalopnik

LEGO and the Porsche 911 aren't synonymous, but Legonauts have managed to create an incredibly detailed half-brick Porsche 911 RSR, right down to the racing livery and sponsor decals. To be more specific, it's hand-crafted from 380,000 LEGO bricks and arranged like a topographical map to approximate the organic curves of the race-ready 911. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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Cool Life Hack

Summer is finally here, and it may be time to organize things around the house. Before deciding to skip the cleaning, and plop down in front of the computer for another Netflix marathon or gaming session, check out these organization life hacks. To start, hiding unsightly wires could be just placing the powerstrip inside a drawer or use office clips to hold cables up, so they don't get tangled. Continue reading for more.

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Trak Folding Kayak

Sure, Father's Day may be tomorrow, but that doesn't mean it's too late to pick up an extra little something for your dad. To start things off, we have the Trak T-1600 Folding Kayak, which can be setup in just 10-minutes. It features a rigid, adaptable hull, complete with hydraulics inside the cockpit that lets one easily change the hull's shape. Its Duratrak frame is made from aerospace-grade anodized aluminum, shock-cording connected tubing, and attached ribs as well as bow/stern plates to prevent loose pieces. Rough waters should be no problem, as the expedition-grade PolyTrak shell is waterproof, virtually puncture-proof, and abrasion-resistant. Get one here now. Continue reading for more.

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