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Mildly Interesting

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Being able to see a rainbow only when wearing polarized sunglasses is something you don't expect. According to Reddit user 420Blaze1t, this phenomenon occurs because "the sky is too bright from the sun and so the rainbow is faint that your eye can't see it clearly. Polarizers remove scattered light which is why putting them on reduces glare and bright spots, so with a polarizer it blocks all the bright scattered light from the sky and makes the rainbow more visible." Continue reading for more mildly interesting things you don't see everyday.

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Oddly Satisfying

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We all know that a perfectionist is a person who refuses to accept any standard short of perfection. However, some take perfectionism to the next level and into everyday life. For example, settling for nothing but a perfect stack of super smooth pancakes, an extremely round apple, or just separating a package of gummy bears by color. Continue reading for more everyday images that are oddly satisfying in a perfectionist type of way.

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Thor Iron Man Suit

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Prince Armory's Samuel Lee specializes in custom costumes as well as suits of armor, and his latest creation is definitely no slouch. It's officially titled "Asgardian Iron Man," made from leather, with plenty of brass hardware. Unfortunately, since it's a one-off creation, you won't be able to purchase it, but Lee is always willing to take on custom orders should you want something similar. Continue reading for more interesting images.

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Glitch in Matrix

There are conspiracies, like the thought our government fabricated dinosaurs, along with their bones, to discourage time travel, and then glitches in The Matrix, where complete strangers end up wearing the same exact outfit out in public. Sure, some of these people might be twins or triplets, but not in these cases. Continue reading to see more coincidences that will boggle your mind.

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Cool Everyday Life Hacks

Another day, another batch of life hacks, and these you can use in everyday life. For example, if you've been driving all day and want to go straight to your floor directly, simply press the "Door Close" button, along with your floor, to go directly there. Or, if your lock is frozen, simply spray some hand sanitizer on it to melt the ice. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny school pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a very well behaved monkey getting ready for a special occasion.

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$70-Million Ring Single Diamond

Switzerland-based Shawish Jewelry has created the world's first 150-carat diamond ring carved from a single gemstone. That's right, the entire ring is carved from a diamond, whereas most other diamond rings are composed of a precious-metal band with a diamond centerpiece. This jewel was created using lasers, along with traditional diamond cutting and polishing techniques. It took a full year to carve the ring, the process which has been copyrighted and is expected to sell for $70-million. Continue reading for more interesting photos.

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Useful Google Tricks

After trying out some of these tricks, you may think of Google as software rather than purely a search engine. By simply typing in different search queries, you can use it as a timer, nutrition database for various foods, tip calculator, gaming platform, gravity simulator and more. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of what really happens when you shoot a rocket under ice.

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Only Had One Job

Sometimes, people are given simple tasks, maybe even just one job, but they still manage to fail miserably. For example, the Dick Smith cell phone was supposed to float on water, but as you can see, it sank all the way to the bottom, which is probably why we've never heard of any new models after this one. Or, stocking a school supply section with pencils, etc. and not knives. Continue reading for more.

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Before Facebook, MySpace, Friendster, Xanga, etc. there was AOL Instant Messenger, with its first version debuting in 1997. Geeks who didn't grow up in the 2000s probably have never used or even heard about this piece of software. However, for those who have, remember it as the largest instant messaging service back in the day. Unfortunately, almost nobody uses it today, with market share under 0.50%. Continue reading for more.

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Funny Letter Spacing

Just about any designer can tell you that letter spacing and fonts are extremely important on signs, or else you may end up with disasters like the one above. However, some may have actually been done on purpose, and the reasoning behind it is to get free exposure online. "If these mistakes are not the result of an errant space, then they might be result of automatic 'kerning,' which is the process of adjusting the spacing between characters," says Bored Panda. Continue reading to see more funny and bizarre examples that will make you cringe in horror, or so we'd like to think.

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