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You know you've got some awesome and geeky parents when they build a custom Super Mario Bros. themed bedroom as a surprise. The surprises don't stop at the wall decals, Power-Up Mushroom pillow, and curtains. There's even coin block shelves and a warp pipe stand of sorts for the phone system. Continue reading for more cool and geeky room designs that kids would absolutely love.

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Set to be unveiled at San Diego Comic Con later this week, this new LEGO Batman Dark Knight Tumbler consists of 1,869 pieces, measures 15 inches tall by 9 inches wide, and "includes not only a Christian Bale-style Batman minifig, but also a beautifully crafted Joker styled after the character brilliantly played by the late Heath Ledger," says Hi Consumption. Available here starting July 27th. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a dog apologizing to a baby in the most adorable way possible.

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You know you're a true video game fanatic soulmates when your significant other prearranges something before a costume contest and actually proposes to you on stage in front of hundreds of geeks. Let's just hope that the ring came in a special box like the one you see above. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a baby who is too clever for his age.

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Rather than disassemble these old computers and use their parts for art, this geek decided to create a colorful wall of sorts. Sure, this may not be practical or sightly with the lights on, but it's definitely a conversation starter nonetheless. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video from Russia showing why you should never pass on the right side.

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It's rare for children and teenagers to think of their parents as *cool*, but these examples show why some are always young at heart. Starting off, we have someone who asked for an iPad for their birthday, and instead, received an authentic iPad box filled with a box of eye pads and a troll face. Other examples include: a surprise $5-million birthday present, curious parents during a birthday, and replicating a Facebook profile picture. Continue reading to see them all.

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Yes, there's a roller coaster that uses Ferrari F430 Spider-inspired vehicles, and it's called the Fiorano GT Challenge, a steel dueling roller coaster, at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It features two, 1.08-kilometre (0.67 mi) tracks, each of which has four LSM launches and four magnetic brake sections, immersing passengers into the twisting, head-to-head varying speeds and accelerations of GT racing. Power for the ride system is provided via two flywheel motor generator sets, isolating the surge requirements of the launches from the electrical grid. Continue reading for more.

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Some tattoos have important messages or images of loved ones, but these optical illusion 3D tattoos, like the cyborg example above, were created purely for the "cool factor". Did you know that since the 1970s, tattoos have become a mainstream part of Western fashion, common among all economic classes, and to age groups from the later teen years to middle age? The tattoo has "undergone dramatic redefinition" and has shifted from a form of deviance to an acceptable form of expression. Continue reading for more.

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Plastic bottles were first used commercially in 1947, but remained relatively expensive until the early 1960s when high-density polyethylene was introduced. They quickly became popular with both manufacturers and customers due to their lightweight nature and relatively low production costs compared with glass bottles. Now there are 100-million plastic bottles being used and discarded everyday around the world. Here is how to repurpose them. Continue reading for more.

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Star Trek fans rejoice! Now you can boldly go beyond ordinary TV remote controls with this replica Star Trek phaser by The Wand Company, which was built using access to the original weapon first used nearly 50 years ago in the original series. This gadget has a 36 channel memory and makes 10 authentic phaser firing sounds. Continue reading for a video of a previous model and more information on this one.

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What do Facebook and pop culture have in common? If seeing countless news items in your feed isn't proof enough that they go hand in hand, this Facebook user will definitely make you think so. They include scenes and characters from Game of Thrones, Adventure Time, as well as Jurassic Park. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an Indian man carrying a motorcycle up to the top of a bus in the most unexpected way.

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