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Located in Springville, Utah, this couple's amazing $2-million pool was recently showcased on an episode of The Pool Master on Animal Planet. Featuring five waterfalls, a 300-foot lazy river, a diving rock, a hidden grotto, several hidden pathways inside the mountain and a tunnel deep enough for scuba diving. This massive 140-foot long and 60-foot wide pool was built for a homeowner who loves the mountains and scuba diving. What sets this 360,000-gallon pool apart is a 90-foot man-made mountain that 'emulates the natural surroundings perfectly,' according to Anthony Archer-Wills, host of The Pool Master. That's not all, you'll also find a full kitchen complete with granite countertops, stainless steel cabinets, an 8-burner grille and a refrigerator. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of Bill Gates completing the ALS ice bucket challenge.

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Gigantic rainbow-colored spiral staircases and slides are quite common in theme parks worldwide, but now you can actually live in a place with these things, and it's called "The Rainbow House". Situated in the fashionable Portobello Road area of West London, this home costs £15,000 per month to rent and includes four color-coordinated levels, a central spiral staircase and a master bedroom , complete with a bed that rotates 360 degrees. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Environmentalist Peter Bahouth from Atlanta, Georgia, has fond memories of treehouses from his childhood. So, he decided to recreate those memories by parrtnering with local builder Nick Hobbs to create a treehouse city. To accomplish this, he started off with a previously purchased plot of land next to his house, and with Hobbs, selected a trio of nearly equidistant trees to build around. The result is what you see above, all linked together by a suspension bridge. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Why walk to the kitchen to heat up your next meal, when you could just use the Brainwave? This USB-powered microwave oven was created by London-based designer Steve Gates to give "as much time as possible to concentrate on their work. Sure, you may be limited to microwavable dinners, but one cool feature is that it supposedly will recognize what you put inside so you'll never have an overcooked dried out meal again. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Nubee's Non-Contact Infrared (IR) Thermometer is currently being offered for only $13.88 with coupon code: 85006OFF, today only, originally priced at $129.99. The max temperature function enables it to take the highest temperature of the area tested by scanning and save the data at the bottom of the screen. Product page - be sure to enter coupon code: 85006OFF for the additional discount. Continue reading for more detailed images and additional information.

Notable features:
  • Max temperature function: it can take the highest temperature of the area tested by scanning and save the data at the bottom of the screen.

  • EMS adjustable function: each object has its suitable emissivity, the adjustable emissivity function can make the test more accurate by adjust suitable emissivity for different objects.

  • Measures in Celsius or Fahrenheit (Range: -50°C to +500°C /-58 °F to +932°F), Auto Shut-off & Low Battery
  • Indicator, take accurate temperature readings with this handheld gun.

  • Red laser pointer for precise aiming, Powered by one 9-volt battery (included).


[via Amazon]

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Though SpreadThat won't toast your bread while slicing through it, like the concept above, this innovative knife did take home the prestigious 2014 IF product design award. It's capable of slicing straight through a stick of butter, with little effort, without requiring electricity. That's because it is equipped with an efficient heat conducting technology that utilizes the body heat from the user. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.

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Love board / collectible trading card games, and want to take your play to the next level? Introducing this hand-crafted wooden gaming table line by Geek Chic. Each one boasts a dropped surface (also known as the "Game Vault") where your games and maps are kept flat and safely away from spills and such. One of the high-end models, called "The Sultan", sports flip down lap desks, secret drawers, an internal rail system, six affixed cup holders, rounded corners, and integrated dice towers. Continue reading for more.

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When you think of a "dream" home theater, leather seats with large cup holders, a gigantic screen, and custom theming probably comes to mind. However, all you really need is a gigantic bed couch of sorts, large enough for friends and family, along with a decent-sized display, for a good time. The home theater above is the perfect example. Continue reading for more fun and awesome ways geeks can remodel their home.

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Let's face it, sometimes you just don't have time to clean up everything and make a room smell fresh. So, what can you do? One easy way to mask odors would be to tape a dryer sheet(s) directly in front of an A/C unit or standing fan. Simply turn on the unit, and in minutes, you'll have a room that smells dryer fresh. Continue reading for more extremely useful cleaning life hacks that geeks would love.

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Summer is winding down, which means there's probably lots of cleaning in store for many of us and these life hacks aim to help you out in that department. When you put a pot of water on, put a wooden spoon over the top of the pot. If it starts to boil up too high, the spoon will pop the bubbles and keep it from boiling over as quickly, meaning you have more time to get back and turn the heat down. Click here to view the first image in this week's art of trolling gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a bear who walks like a human on two legs.

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