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Geometric Paper Masks

Photo credit: This is Colossal

While these may look computer-generated, all of the paper masks above are real, and made entirely from paper. Designer Steve Wintercroft has created a series of clever and inexpensive geometric mask templates that anyone with a computer can print, download, color - find out more here on this page. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the most adorable LED costume ever.

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Dog Bed

Most dog beds are designed purely for function rather than form, but this one aims to combine it with some luxury. This particular creation was modeled after a bed you'd find in IKEA, complete with miniature pillow, blanket, night stands, and cups. However, when dogs aren't sleeping, they tend to keep their owner(s) very busy, and that's why we've rounded up some creative gadgets, along with accessories, that every geek should have for their pets. Continue reading for more.

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Tetris Business Card

Not just any old piece of paper, this one by Oregon programmer Kevin Bates is basically a Game Boy-styled business card, called the Arduboy. It not only displays your resume, but also doubles as a playable "Tetris" game, complete with a replaceable battery that lasts up to 9-hours. This card became so popular online that Bates even ran a Kickstarter campaign for anyone who wanted their own Arduboy card - new version can even run Pokemon - for the price of $30. Continue reading for more cool and creative business card.

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Power of Makeup

Lucia Pittalis, a geek and makeup artist from Italy, is truly a master of disguise. All she needs are a few cosmetic products, tools, and wigs to go from Lucia to Rambo. Here's what she has to say: "The process is studying the character - watching photos, movies, videos, and saving frames where necessary. I think how can it be adapted on my face. It is a kind of acting process before. I must be that character. Then I put on background music related to that character to be in the mood and I start to watch myself in the mirror." Continue reading for more pictures.

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Alpha Black Lotus Gem Mint

For those not familiar with Magic the Gathering, it's basically a trading card game created by Richard Garfield and first published in 1993 by Wizards of the Coast. Magic was the first trading card game produced and it continues to thrive. YouTube user "openboosters" managed to purchase some starter decks and booster packs from the game's very first release, called "Alpha", back when they first came out. Today, a single starter deck will set you back a cool $5,999 USD. He captured his latest opening on video, and managed to pull out one of the most valuable Magic cards yet. Continue reading to see the grade it received.

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Awesome Alien Costume

Most Halloween costumes have been done several thousand (if not million) times before, but when you roll up to someone's house or a party with this Alien Mind Control mask on, things may get a little crazy. According to its creators, The Horror Dome: "Free your mind with Our Alien mind control. Once our little alien takes control of your body you will have the vacation you've always been waiting for. Sit back and relax because his thoughts are yours and he is now in the driver seat." Continue reading for more crazy Halloween costume ideas that geeks would love.

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Stargazing Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park, located in the north-central region of the U.S. state of Colorado, features majestic mountain views, mountain lakes, a variety of wildlife, varied climates and environments - from wooded forests to mountain tundra - and easy access to back-country trails and campsites. Plus, it's a great place for geeks to go stargazing at night, especially during the summer. Simply bring a comfortable chair, along with a telescope if you want an up-close look, and you'll be set to take everything in. Continue reading for more.

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Amphibious Ice Cream Truck

Unlike other food trucks, HMS Flake 99', which has a top speed of five knots and sports the slogan 'licensed to chill', is the first and only amphibious ice cream truck. It was created by Cadbury to mark National Ice Cream Week and highlight how vans are being driven off the roads by soaring fuel costs and council red tape. After a nationwide tour of Britain's beaches, it sailed all the way across the Channel to the canals of Venice. Continue reading for more cool and / or geeky (especially the Grillenium Falcon) food trucks.

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Date Ideas

Whether it be the first date or hundredth, there's nothing worse than awkward silences or just plain boredom, so why not try something new that's cool and / or geeky? These awesome date ideas should get your creativity flowing - feel free to modify any of these to suit your personality. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny internet trolls gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of Punch Out's King Hippo like you've never see him before, 3D chalk art style.

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College Dorm Smart Hack

Let's face it, no matter what kind of college dorm room you look at, there's just not enough room for two computer desks and a living room. So, these two guys decided to build their own custom raised platform near the window, which is used for a couch, an old television (donated), and small coffee table. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a missionary versus Michael Jackson in an unexpected dance-off.

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