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What happens when you combine a Rasberry Pi (512MB version), a broken Nintendo Game Boy, and lots of work? The retro gaming powerhouse you see above, which was created by YouTube user "kman316". For those who aren't as technically skilled, we recommend just purchasing an AFUNTA game player. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing what happens when two guys accidentally get put on Kiss Cam at a baseball game.

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A very skilled auto enthusiast has always wanted a Hummer H1, but refused to pay the insanely high prices for even used models, so...he decided to build his own, using a Ford F150 as the base. No, it's not a rebuild or fiberglass kit, but rather an all-steel, hand fabricated, near-military spec level replica. The frame was sourced from a 1987 F150 4x4 and the rear axle was pulled out of a E250 van. On the inside, it's powered by a 7.3L Powerstroke diesel engine from a shuttle van. Continue reading to see the Hummer H150 build from start to finish.

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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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