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Comedian Scammer Email

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Comedian James Veitch from London made replying to spam emails one of his hobbies for the past 2-years, and he's managed to compile some of his best work into a book titled "Dot Con". Veitch said: "I set up multiple pseudonymous email accounts and began replying to spam. This must have put me on some sort of list because the spam came in a torrent and I replied to as much as I could." One memory conversation between James, John Kelley, and Libberty Law, was recently published online, and it's something you definitely don't want to miss. Let's just say that things really got detailed by the end, right down to "FULL NAMES", "OCCUPATION", and more. Continue reading to see what exactly went down.

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Teens Make Fun of Home

Railroad track inspector Josh Cyganik of Union Pacific was at work one day, when he heard a few local teens making rude remarks about 75-year-old Leonard Bullock's home. So, he decided to use the power of social media to spread the word, and the rest is history. "I stopped counting at 95 volunteers, but everyone showed up excited and willing to help. People came from as far as Texas, Washington, and California to help out. According to the media, I'm a hero. I'm not a hero, I just heard something that bothered me," said Cyganik. Continue reading to see the before and after pictures.

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Funny Retail Workers

Let's face it, working retail normally doesn't require a college degree, but even so, there are some instances that defy all logic. For example, having a customer tell you that their iPod had a virus, only to discover that said virus is actually the "Do Not Disconnect" symbol when connecting to a computer. Or, a having someone complain because a Wii accessory isn't compatible with the PlayStation 3. Click here to view the first image in this week's WINS gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a fisherman who hooked himself a drone.

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Funny Random OCD

While most wouldn't think too much about going over the $39.99 amount at a gas pump, there are a few who would have dilemma on their hands if the gallons pumped was also a perfect 10-gallons. Or, slicing a pre-cut pie in a different direction is nothing out of the ordinary, but it's just annoying enough to catch the attention of perfectionists. Last, but not least, city workers who didn't line up the lines when replacing the manhole cover just seems out of place. Continue reading for more funny examples.

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Google Tips Tricks Set Timer

Need an alarm, but only have your laptop around? Simply head on over to Google, type in set timer for however long you desire, and once the countdown reaches zero, you'll hear an alarm (optional). That is just one of the many things you can do when Google is the only website not blocked by your work / school firewall. Others include: calculating tips, filtering Gmail spam with a simple trick, browsing downloadable fonts and lots more. Continue reading to see them all.

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Sauron Fire Pit

This awesome Lord of the Rings-inspired Sauron creation is the one grill to rule them all, and it's functional to boot. For those who don't follow the LOTR-series, Sauron is basically the Necromancer mentioned in Tolkien's earlier novel The Hobbit. In Tolkien's The Silmarillion, he is also described as the chief lieutenant of the first Dark Lord, Morgoth. Throughout the story, "the Eye" is the image most often associated with Sauron. Sauron's Orcs bore the symbol of the Eye on their helmets and shields, and referred to him as the "Eye" because he did not allow his name to be written or spoken, according to Aragorn. Continue reading for more.

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Overpriced HDMI Cables

Similar to audio equipment, buying a $100 HDMI cable doesn't necessarily mean you're getting a better product, compared to the $5 version. One expert states: "HDMI is a digital signal, so if it works, that is the best you will get, if it does not then take the cable back and get it replaced. Basically, don't spend much on one unless you want a pretty one that will be seen." Continue reading for more - any that you can't read, just open the image in a new window to view full resolution.

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Strange Box Dumpster

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Finding random boxes in dumpsters is nothing special, but this guy found something extraordinary. On the outside, it's just a wooden box fitted with hinges, handles and two locks. Inside, there's a plethora of random things, including: a bizarre patent, a world map with air routes, an extremely old note from the Veterans Affair Office, an extraterrestrial event that took place in Florida sometime during 1977, complete with diagrams (partial above) and lots more. Continue reading to see its contents.

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Ren Lu You Find Girlfriend $10,000

Ren Lu You is a 29-year-old who is more money than time, so he decided to outsource the job of finding a girlfriend. He created a website, "Date Ren", that explicitly says: "Find me a girlfriend and I'll pay you $10,000. Seriously." He's a Harvard Business School graduate who spent the last 12-months going on numerous dates, with "some interesting, some dull, and a few utterly bizarre". You said: "Look at it this way: if you work 12 hours/day, how would you want to spend the few waking hours you have left? Probably not standing around in a bar with your fingers crossed. This way is more fun for me." Continue reading for a video news report and more information.

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IBM Engineer Instagram

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Instagram contains countless images of everything under the sun, but Eelco Roos decided to take his passion for photography and the app to the next level. He left his engineering job of 10-years at IBM Amsterdam and now makes a living as a professional freelance photographer, which includes working on Instagram campaigns for Samsung, Sony, etc. When he's not shooting pictures for the world to see, Roos teachers photography workshops. He said: "I haven't regretted the decision yet. It's a dream come true." Continue reading to see more of his pictures and story.

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