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Did you know that architectural firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson and James Cutler Architects designed Bill Gates' personal residence? While the plans for Gates' home was largely drawn by hand, Bohlin has a Macintosh-based office and some of the work was completed on Apple systems. On a similar note, his garage was designed using the Mac program called "ModelShop!", according to Architosh. Continue reading for more bizarre and interesting facts that may surprise you.

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What you're looking at above is the one-of-a-kind $4.2-million Ferrari TRS. It's powered by a 730 hp, 6.3-liter V12 combined with a KERS hybrid system lifted from LaFerrari; elevating the total horsepower to just shy of 1,000. The extremely wealthy, yet mysterious buyer, remains unknown. One thing's for sure, the new owner will be one of 499 owners of LaFerrari, making his custom F12 that much more valuable. Continue reading for more fascinating pictures that you probably haven't seen before.

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Just won the Publisher's Clearing House prize of $1.3-million a year for life (1 in 1.3-billion odds), and want to splurge on something extravagant? For one, the Boeing AH-64 Apache Attack Helicopter you see above may be well out of your price range, unfortunately. There are much better ways of spending your money that revolve around investments, but these rich kids of Snapchat have other ideas. Continue reading to see more strange ways these teens use their (or parents) money.

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning on transforming the city's largely forgotten phone booths into Wi-Fi hot spots: "By using a historic part of New York's street fabric, we can significantly enhance public availability of increasingly vital broadband access, invite new and innovative digital services, and increase revenue to the city - all at absolutely no cost to taxpayers." These hot spots will also be used for services like cellphone charging stations and interactive touch screens that provide local information. Continue reading for more.

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Though it may be Monday and the start of a brand new work week, there's no reason why you can't get your mind wrapped around something interesting, rather than drone-like activities. Infinite chocolate bars do not exist in the real world, but just looking at this animation may have you thinking otherwise. Click here to view the first image in this week's WINS gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a man turning plastic bottles into something you'd never expect.

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There are some people that just make you scratch your head wondering just how they even managed to get online, like this person asking if July 4th is on the 15th or 16th. Unfortunately, there are many more people who apparently spend more time trying to figure out where the next big sale is going to be rather than brushing up on their history. Continue reading for more people who might not be smart enough for the internet.

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No matter how unintelligent you consider yourself, just know that every healthy human brain has an estimated storage capacity of 256-billion GB? That's right, the number equals approximately 1.2-billion normal computer hard drives, a stack of compact discs that would reach beyond the moon, or a number of books that come out to around 15-libraries per person on planet Earth. Continue reading for more interesting and random facts that will brighten your day.

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Not every fan will agree, but what if Carl Fredrickson's journey in "Up" actually began right after he is notified about needing to be move into a retirement home? That's right, everything that happens after is his journey into the afterlife, with people and things representing his attachment to the physical world. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny school pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a Taekwondo quadruple kick.

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What you're looking at above is the rotary snowplow, a piece of railroad snowfighting equipment with a large circular set of blades on its front end that rotate to cut through the snow on the track ahead of it. The rotary was invented by Toronto, Ontario, Canada dentist J.W. Elliot in 1869, however he never built a working model or prototype. Continue reading for more inventions you probably didn't know came from Canada.

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Do you live in The UK or Ireland and love watching movies? Netflix has just the job for you. Here's what it entails: "Successful applicants will be responsible for watching and analyzing films and TV programmes that will be streaming on Netflix in the future. The tagger will deconstruct the films and programmes and describe them using objective tags. Continue reading for a video detailing 12 things you may not know about the company and for the job application page.

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