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Funny Geeky Kids Notes

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Thanks to the internet, kids probably know a lot more than they should for their age, including this first grader, who has an inkling that teachers all gather around socializing (or drinking their sorrows away) at the bar after school. Other funny and geeky examples include kids who are too literal, or have spelling mistakes that will make you look twice. Continue reading to see them all.

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Parents Life Hack

Being a parent can sometimes be tough, but thankfully, the internet offers troves of information to help you along the way, including these simple, yet useful, life hacks. For example, if you've been running around all day, and your child still needs to be pushed on a swing, tying an extra long rope to the seat just might allow for some lounge time on the patio with a cold one. Continue reading for more.

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Portal Christmas Tree

Geeks with more time than money on their hands might want to try to create their own Christmas tree this year, rather than go out and buy expensive decorations. On a similar note, did you know that several cities in the US with German connections lay claim to that country's first Christmas tree? That's right, Windsor Locks, Connecticut, claims that a Hessian soldier put up a Christmas tree in 1777 while imprisoned at the Noden-Reed House, while the "First Christmas Tree in America" is also claimed by Easton, Pennsylvania, where German settlers purportedly erected a Christmas tree in 1816. In his diary, Matthew Zahm of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, recorded the use of a Christmas tree in 1821, leading Lancaster to also lay claim to the first Christmas tree in America. Continue reading for more cool DIY Christmas trees that geeks would love.

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Seinfeld Fish Tank

Photo credit: Matt Davidson / Reddit

Seinfeld fanatic and Reddit Matt Davidson (known as matttheman11 on the social media website) decided tribute to his favorite series by transforming an old television into a fully-functional aquarium resembling Jerry's famous Upper West Side apartment. Despite how complex this project may seem at first, it only took Davidson some basic tools, and approximately 6-8 hours of time to complete. Inside, you'll find his fish named after the cast of Seinfeld characters: Jerry, George, Kramer, Elaine, and Newman. Continue reading to see more pictures of the build process.

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Awesome Father

Let's face it, being a parent is tough, especially around the holidays. Whether it be trying to fulfill their wish lists or just keep them from crying, there's always something happening. These fathers apparently have the parenting game down. For example, this surfer decided to teach his daughter the sport at a very young age, and she seems to be enjoying the waves to say the least. Continue reading for more awesome fathers who are winning at the parenting game.

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Modded N64

Back in the 90s, being a cool geek meant having an N64, even though they were sold out everywhere for months. The N64's suggested retail price was $199.99 at its launch and it was later marketed with the slogan "Get N, or get Out!". However, many were scalpers were offering them for much higher prices, similar to what people did for the previous iPhones. The console was ultimately released in a range of different colors and designs, and an assortment of limited-edition controllers were sold or used as contest prizes during the N64's lifespan. Continue reading for more.

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DSLR Camera Lens Mug

Caniam's 24-105 DSLR Camera Lens Coffee Mug is currently being offered for only $7.12 shipped, today only, originally priced at $56.99. It can hold up to 12 ounces (355 mL) of your favorite brew and the water-tight twist-off lid features a thumb slider to prevent spills. Product page. Continue reading for a another hands-on video overview and more information.

Notable features:
  • Food Grade Stailess Steel Interior Lining.

  • Open/Close Opening for Sipping while Lid is on so you can drink while traveling.

  • Realistic Rubber Grip.

  • Great Gift Idea.


[via Amazon]

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Weird Christmas Gifts

Photo credit: Reddit

Reddit recently started a thread that asked its users what has been the worst present(s) they've ever received for Christmas, and these were some of the responses. Starting off, we have someone who received a 6-pack of batteries with only 4 units inside the package. Other strange things include: a Magic Eye 3D poster book for someone blind in one eye, a 10-year-old that received a cooking wok, and lots more. Continue reading to see them all.

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Future Batman

In early 1939, the success of Superman in Action Comics prompted editors at the comic book division of National Publications (the future DC Comics) to request more superheroes for its titles. In response, Bob Kane created "the Bat-Man." Collaborator Bill Finger recalled "Kane had an idea for a character called 'Batman', and he'd like me to see the drawings. Today, many fans of Batman have created their own versions, including "Future Batman" above. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading to see all 28 versions of Batman from alternate universes.

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Nutella Pie

Sure, Thanksgiving may be over, but there's still all of the Christmas feasts to look forward to, and that's where these creative food creations come in. Love Nutella, bananas and pastries? Then why not combine all of them into one dessert with this easy recipe. Simply get some Pillsbury pre-packaged seamless dough sheets, cut them into squares, evenly spread the ingredients, bake and you're good to go. Click here to view the first image in this week's demotivational poster gallery. Continue reading to see all twenty-two food creations.

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