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At first glance, or at least from the picture, this looks like a Lamborghini, but upon closer inspection, you'll notice something is off. That's because it's actually a highly modified Nissan 300ZX coupe with 70,000 km on the odometer. Unfortunately, you won't find a beastly 720hp V12 engine underneath, but rather a 3.0L V6 Twin Turbo DOHC petrol engine. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Tumbler replicas are nothing new, but this one from China was built from scratch. That's right, it's a custom build and is powered by a V8 engine that's sure to churn out plenty of power. For those wondering why the windows are covered, they were masked off during the painting process to prevent overspray. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Modifying your car with forced induction (supercharger / turbocharger) for more power, or forged wheels to save some weight, is one thing...lifting your car 20-feet off the ground is another. Sadly, that is one of the better modifications you will see in this gallery, as the modifications just get worse from here on out. Continue reading for twenty more strange examples of how not to modify your car.

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Most people would look at a microwave, pizza box, an engine, trash can, and whiskey bottle as just things you expect to find around the house, but never as a functional computer. Thanks to the internet, there have been many clever modders over the years that have turned these objects into web-surfing machines. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the Seattle Symphony's version of Baby Got Back.

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What better way to celebrate the release of X-Men: Days of Future Past than by building yourself a set of fully automatic Wolverine claws? That's exactly what Colin Furze did. The claws measure 12 inches long and are 2mm thick, with each capable of slicing through cardboard, cutting up evil watermelons, and even "murdering Mystique-shaped blow up dolls with ease," says Dvice. Continue reading for the video and more information.

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Staying cool this summer could mean high electricity bills, unless you prefer the scorching heat that is, but for those who wish to stay cool without racking up their bill, here's a wallet-friendly DIY alternative. In a nutshell, YouTube user DesertSun02 shows us how his 5-gallon contraption blows air over a frozen 1 gallon milk jug to create 5 hours of surprisingly cold air. Continue reading for the video tutorial.

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While auto enthusiasts may already know what's going on, there are others who may be wondering why this person has poured a strange goo-like substance all over his car. Well, it's expanding foam and normally used as a base for car designers when creating actual prototype vehicles. This particular car (above) was pieced together from parts sourced from various junkyards. Continue reading to see the masterpiece of a vehicle that ensued.

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While laptops and tablets offer more portability, to some, there's nothing like plopping down in front of a multi-display workstation for a few hours. These awesome custom creations should definitely whet the appetite of any techie who agrees. Starting off, we have a minimalist setup that features plenty of orange LED lighting illuminating a sleek triple-monitor arrangement. Continue reading for more.

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Desktop computers are slowly being phased out in favor of tablets and laptops, but for those who prefer the larger displays, along with the power, here are a few cool computer cases / mods to get you inspired. Starting off, we have a custom Imperial Walker AT-AT computer case that boasts plenty of LED lighting to set the mood in a dark room. Continue reading for more.

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While the real Lamborghini Sesto Elemento may cost you a cool $2-million, this one you see above (right) is just a replica. Built at a cost of $15,000, they made this version from an old Volvo 740 chassis and pieces of a BMW X5, sans the carbon fiber like on the real Sesto Elemento. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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