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At first glance, this may look like just a walkway leading to some kind of alley, but it's actually a full-sized house, just much narrower. Designed by Katsutoshi Sasaki + Associates', this micro house is tucked between two traditional houses in Aichi, Imai and has all the space you need to live comfortably. Its minimalist layout uses natural light and the full length of its 69-foot site to create a beautiful and spacious family home. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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No, this isn't an alien spaceship, but rather just one of the futuristic hurricane-proof homes by Spanish designer Dionisio Gonzales. These structures are located on Dauphin Island, located in the Gulf of Mexico, which boasts approximately 1,200 inhabitants. This area is known for devastating hurricanes and storms that destroy most of the residences built on the shore. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Having a secure and hidden place to stay during a disaster can be quite the life saver, literally, but such places can also be used for entertainment. For example, the home above has a hidden room that's concealed behind a normal looking wall. Simply walk down the stairs, and you're treated to an underground lair, complete with leather sofa and more. Continue reading to see another batch of awesome hidden rooms that every geek should have.

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Holly Black may be best known for writing The Spiderwick Chronicles, a series of children's fantasy books she created with illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi, but she'd much rather relax in her own secret room than bask in the limelight of fame. At the pull of a book, a hidden library is revealed, complete with fireplace and countless books. Continue reading for more pictures.

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What do you get when you combine Ben & Jerry ice cream with your favorite cookies? An amazing, custom ice cream sandwich of course. Simply slice the microwaved pint into slices, place in between cookies, remove wrapping, and you're ready to eat. For those who have wondered where this frozen confection originated in North America, pictures from the Jersey Shore circa 1905 "On the beach, Atlantic City", show Ice Cream sandwiches were popular at 1-cent each. Continue reading for more.

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Love cake, but only have some leftover dark chocolate, butter, and eggs? Then combine the first two ingredients, microwave them in a bowl, and then slowly add it to the egg mixture after whisking it for 5-minutes. Lastly, put everything into a baking pan and bake it for 22-25 minutes. Continue reading for more three-ingredient recipes that geeks would love.

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Does the name Edith Macefield ring a bell? If not, she's basically an 84-year-old lady who turned down a million dollar offer to sell her home to Seattle-based land developers. So, they were forced to alter the building's plan around the small, two-story home. The shopping mall was eventually completed and towered around her home. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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A group of very talented geeks worked with Dioxua to build an amazing 13th Age-inspired RPG (Role Playing Game) room out of a normal garage. It comes complete with a custom table and entertainment center. 13th Age is a d20 fantasy tabletop role-playing game - designed by Rob Heinsoo (lead designer of D&D 4e) and Jonathan Tweet (lead designer of D&D 3E) - and published by Pelgrane Press. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing what Superman might see with a GoPro.

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Want a home away from home? Then why not build yourself an inflatable bubble room of sorts, like one shown above. Sure, electricity may be hard to come by, but as long as you have a decent router, there will most certainly be internet available for you to use. Continue reading for more.

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Designed by Robert A.M. Stern, 15 Central Park West is a super luxurious condominium building located at the corner of West 61st Street and Central Park West in New York City. Construction started in 2005 and was completed in 2008, costing a total of $950 million. Continue reading for a video, additional pictures and more information.

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