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Ninja Turtles Lair

Yes, there's a real-life Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Lair, and it's not underground or in a theme park. This loft-like apartment offers three bedrooms, a glow in the dark basketball court, home entertainment center made from old boomboxes, and of course a classic TMNT arcade cabinet. To top things off, visitors also get free pizza delivery service. Continue reading for more pictures, information and the rental page.

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Rollercoaster Restaurant

After ordering your food using a tablet, it arrives on a miniature train track where diners can watch as their order tackles two gravity defying loop-the-loops before dropping 8-meters down the tornado spiral to their table. Each diner will enjoy a full 360° dining experience at one of the 13 tables and will get to select from the brand new menu of family favorites. The Rollercoaster Restaurant in Alton Towers is the first Rollercoaster Restaurant in the UK. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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Star Wars Wedding

Photo credit: Brian Giardinelli via Buzzfeed

Star Wars fanatics Krystel Ciocon and Earle Doudera recently tied the knot, and in grand fashion to say the least. "I didn't just want a wedding with a Star Wars theme. I wanted a wedding in Star Wars. I wanted to be a part of this fantastic universe, and all the ideas just fell into place. In my mind, I saw this epic battle playing out in front of our guests. The Battle of Mustafar specifically helped in my choreography of the battle between me and my husband," said Ciocon. Continue reading for more pictures. Click here for a few bonus behind-the-scenes images from the original trilogy.

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Star Wars Whiskey

Photo credit: Instgram via MyModernMet

Instagram user "Scotch_Trooper" shows us what happens when Darth Vader and a couple of Stormtroopers decide to have some fun with scotch whisky. These toy soldiers are playfully placed around bottles in various activities, including unboxing, pouring a glass, and even guarding the liquid. Unfortunately, the bottle of bourbon above is no match for Lord Vader, especially with lightsaber drawn. Continue reading for more pictures.

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College Student Batman

Photo credit: Raymond Luna

Raymond Luna, a part-time student at Mt. San Antonio College, really wanted to take his presentation to the next level. So, he donned Ben Affleck's armor from BatmanvSuperman, and epicness ensued. "I wanted to cosplay since a kid. I mean who doesn/t want to be a superhero? I've been cosplaying for a year and half now. I have done Arrow from the CW tv show, Star-Lord from Guardians of the Galaxy, and Kylo Ren from Star Wars. I guess you can say I've been at least one character from each major universe," Luna told Metro.co.uk. Continue reading for a video of him walking into class wearing the full suit.

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Stormtrooper Camaro

Tuner Forgiato has unveiled what a Stormtrooper-inspired Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. In addition to the wide-body kit, it comes equipped with the company's large "Finestro-ECL" wheels, most likely in the 24" size. Unfortunately, it doesn't come with a matching stormtrooper costume with blaster, but it will definitely get some second looks on the street. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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The Incredible Hulk Coaster

Universal Orlando has completed the revamped Incredible Hulk Coaster track, and just revealed the new Hulk Smash-inspired train. A newly released video gives us a look at these extreme ride vehicles that are Hulk green, but more sharp-edged than the original version. "We really wanted to go with an angular, aggressive and thrilling approach to it," said Gregory Hall, attraction designer. Continue reading for a video of the track and more information.

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Rado Kirov, an artist / sculptor from Bulgaria, specializes in metal works, and his latest series is definitely no slouch. He starts with sheets of stainless steel and manipulates them to create surreal pieces of furniture that appear to be dripping mercury. These seemingly liquid surfaces are paired with natural wood, giving them an almost museum-like quality. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the ultimate Rube Goldberg machine, consisting of magnets and marbles.

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Deadpool Dragon

Photo credit: Lynton Levengood

With the popularity of Game of Thrones increasing, it's no surprise that some fans are coming up with some interesting crossovers, like this series of comic book characters as dragons, by Lynton Levengood. First up, we have none other than Deadpool, the "Merc with a Mouth" as some call him. Others include: Wolverine, Venom, Storm and lots more. Continue reading to see them all.

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LEGO Star Destroyer

Brick master "Doomhandle" has created the ultimate Star Wars Star Destroyer, and it measures over 56-inches (1.4m) long, weighs approximately 70-pounds (32kg), and boasts a three-level interior. This makes it about 20-inches longer - and quite a few times heavier - than the classic LEGO UCS version. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny internet trolls gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of some impossible remote controlled helicopter tricks.

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