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UV Light Tattoos

Ultraviolet (UV) light is electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength shorter than that of visible light but longer than X-rays (from 400 nm to 10 nm in wavelength). These geeky tattoos can only be seen under a black light lamp, which emits long-wave UVA radiation and little visible light. Fluorescent black light lamps use a phosphor on the inner tube surface, which emits UVA light instead of visible light. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the five funniest parking lot FAILS.

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Japanese Curry

Getting creative with your food by adding in a few additional garnishes is one thing, these Japanese chefs have gone the extra mile and used everyday items to create works of art, like the panda curry you see above. Other examples include: a rice bear covered with an omelet blanket, several bento box art creations, and lots more. Continue reading to see them all.

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NES Games Collection

Did you know that back in the day, Nintendo took steps to stop game rentals, but didn't take any formal legal action until Blockbuster Video began to make game rentals a large-scale service? That's right, they claimed that renting games would significantly hurt sales and drive up the cost of games. Nintendo lost the lawsuit, but did win on a claim of copyright infringement. Blockbuster was banned from including original, copyrighted instruction booklets with their rented games. In compliance with the ruling, Blockbuster produced their own short instructions - usually in the form of a small booklet, card, or label stuck on the back of the rental box. Continue reading for more.

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Passcode USB Drive

Sure, there are other more secure ways to protect your USB drive data, but for those who aren't technologically inclined, having the option of setting a password directly onto the device might be the best way to go. Simply punch in your alphanumeric code, press the lock button, and you're ready to roll. Continue reading for more awesome gadgets and accessories that actually exist.

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Oreo Hack

You know how people like to dip their Oreos into a bowl or glass of milk? One geek discovered that it's much easier to put however many cookies you want to eat directly into a bowl a quarter filled with milk. This also works with just about any other cookie you can think of, minus the ones that crumble instantly when touched. Continue reading for more everyday foods that geeks have discovered you might be eating wrong.

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Ultimate Man Caves

Man caves have multiple purposes: they are a place to be alone, to indulge in hobbies, and to hang out with male friends. It is, loosely, a male-only space to retreat to watch sports matches, play video games, or catch the latest television shows as well as movies. However, all of these activities would be so much better in one of the above rooms. Click here to view the first image in this week's WINS gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a child who received 3D-printed Wolverine claws.

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Food Hacks

There's no denying that cookies and cream are a great combo, but what happens when someone decides to combine the snack with milk cubes? These awesome frozen Oreo cookie cubes of course. Just drop them into your morning coffee for a cool treat, or pop one into your mouth to cool off on a warm day. For even the more adventurous, dump the whole tray into a blender a sweetener of your choice for some quick ice cream. Continue reading for more unusually creative food hacks that were discovered by geeks.

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Cool Geeky Cakes

Most people would rather have a great tasting cake over one that just looks cool, but these geeky designs take creativity to the next level. Whether it be an octopus, all-in-one snacks, or even Jupiter, these cake masters have you covered. Click here to view the first image in this week's demotivational poster gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a skater who has an epiphany about helmets after wiping out.

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Disposable Camera

Disposable, also known as single-use cameras, were pretty big back in the 80s and 90s, but the kids of today are probably more accustomed to snapping shots with their smartphone to post on social networks. On a similar note, did you know that a company called Photo-Pac produced a cardboard camera beginning in 1949 which shot 8 exposures and which was mailed-in for processing? That's right, cameras were expensive, and would often have been left safely at home when lovely scenes presented themselves. Frustrated with missing photo opportunities, H. M. Stiles had invented a way to enclose 35mm film in an inexpensive enclosure without the expensive precision film transport mechanism. It cost $1.29. Though incredibly similar to the familiar single-use cameras today, Photo-Pac failed to make a permanent impression on the market. Continue reading for more.

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Star Trek Borg Cube Fridge

This awesome Star Trek Borg Cube fridge just might be the geekiest ever. Simply plug it into a standard 120V AC outlet - or it can be powered by 12V DC power source - and set it to cool or even heat. ThinkGeek says that with "the Borg Cube Fridge, your great food will be contained until it can be assimilated... into your face." Click here to view the first image in this week's funny exam answers and hilarious school images gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a crazy Rube Goldberg machine that uses light instead of the normal trinkets.

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