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NES Turned Computer

Photo credit: Ungreedy

This started as an NES console from 1985, but after Imgur user "ungreedy" got his hands on it, the box was transformed into a functional computer after 7-months of work. Featuring a 4.0-GHz Intel Core i5-4670K CPU, ASRock Mini ITX motherboard, MSI GeForce GTX 750 video card and 1TB hard drive. While it may not boast a functional Blu-ray disc drive, its streaming abilities make the device a great HTPC (Home Theater PC). Continue reading for more pictures of the build.

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Fab Fours Legend

Just when you thought you've seen it all, the Fab Fours' Legend, a custom Jeep that looks like something from a Transformers movie, shows up. The first thing that caught your eye was probably its 50-inch Alliance off-road tractor tires, and to make room for these tires, the tuners installed Dynatrac Pro-Rock 80 axles and custom bespoke steel fender flares. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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NES Computer

Photo credit: AtriusVH / Imgur

At first glance, this appears to be just another NES, but press the power button, and you'll see it's so much more. Simply put, "AtriusVH" gutted the console, replaced the hardware with computer components (Blu-ray drive included) and installed NESBMC, a skinned version of the Xbox Media Center software for the Ubuntu operating system. Best of all, the console still plays all of the classic NES games, along with titles from SNES, Genesis, etc. In addition to the NES controller, users can also choose to use an SNES gamepad as well. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including one showing why you should never mess with the Queen's guard.

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Multi-Display Computer Setups

Photo credit: Battlestations / Reddit

When one display just won't do, there's always the option of adding a few more, and these awesome computer setups should provide all the inspiration you need. They could be used for everything from stock trading to gaming, or just watching internet videos. However, if you're a person who always changes things around, make sure you get a tilting monitor, like the Dell UltraSharp U2715H, for maximum flexibility. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including one of an explorer who traveled inside a volcano.

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Computer Battlestations

Photo credit: Battlestations / Reddit

Some prefer a simple laptop, while others like to go all out with their computer setup, even going as far as calling it a "battlestation". Even though the modding scene has cooled quite a bit, there are still plenty of options for those who want to go this route, and they include, adding multiple curved 4K monitors, a host of LED lights, custom-fabricating a case, stuffing hardware components inside a desk and more. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today including one of an insane water bottle RPG.

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Batmobile Trike

Photo credit: Game Over Cycles via Laughing Squid

Game Over Cycles, a vintage car and motorcycle customization shop, have unveiled their latest project: a Batmobile meets Tumbler trike motorcycle. Believe it or not, the vehicle you see above has not yet been completed, and may look even better in a few weeks or months. The shop says: "Works on the Batmobile are not yet completed, so for now we can only tell you that for the next bike season the machine will get new wings and completely new suspension, but no one really knows where owner's imagination will take him with this vehicle." Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including the "7-Minute Miracle".

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Twin-Charged Ariel Atom

Sure, this Ariel Atom looks like a simple go-kart, but don't let its appearance fool you, as South Carolina-based DDMWorks has transformed this car into a monster. They upgraded the newly turbocharged + supercharged Ecotec 2.0L engine with Darton mid sleeves, ceramic-coated Wiseco pistons, H-beam Carrillo rods and ARP hardware, to produce 700-horsepower. It weighs in at only 1,450-pounds, giving it a power to weight ratio of 2.07-pounds per horsepower, lower than most all million-dollar machines, including the Bugatti Veyron. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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Super Game Pi

3D printing can be used to make many things, including portable gaming consoles, like the Super Game Pi. This DIY game console has 12 buttons, an analog joystick, stereo speakers and a 5-inch HDMI display. This geek used a Raspberry Pi A+ and RetroPie image to enable users to play lots of games across several platforms. Continue reading for a video demonstration and more information.

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Functional Steampunk Computer

Photo credit: Steampunk Artwork

If modern computers existed in the 1800s, this is probably what they'd look like. Though it may look like a vintage typewriter, this functional computer actually is comprised of iron, steel, wood, brass, glass and leather. According to its creators, this computer is "perfect for time-travelers' office. It [has] a 150 years old base frame, a keyboard, a monitor, a mouse, together with a separate, free-standing mouse pad, webcam, plasma tubes, lighting, a Nixie clock and various gadgets. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Jeep ActionCamper

Take any normal Jeep, stick an ActionCamper on it, and you've got yourself an all-terrain RV. It's constructed from high quality fiberglass, and comes equipped with everything you need to survive. This conversion kit offers a ton of amenities throughout its spacious interior, including a king side bed, pop-up roof, mini kitchen, toilet, kitchen sink shower, and a complete dining area. Click here to view the first image today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including one where someone decides to crush a $10,000 Apple Watch.

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