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LEGO Battle of Helm's Deep

Here's another look at the epic Lord of the Rings Battle of Helm's Deep recreated with LEGO by brick masters Rich-K and Big J. While the official LEGO version features 1,368 pieces, this custom creation took 150,000 LEGO parts to recreate the classic scene from J.R.R. Tolkien's record smashing film. Besides the staggering number of bricks, there are also 1,700 minifigs, which took countless hours to setup in perfect formation. Continue reading for a video and more pictures.

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Batman Tumbler Golf Cart Real

Here's another look at the mini Tumbler that started its life as an EZ-Go golf cart. The original vehicle was completely torn down to its frame before being rebuilt. Countless hours and $30,000 later, it became the Bat-themed Tumbler golf cart you see above, complete with Super Swamper tires. As you can see, the original cart components are gone, replaced with a go-cart motor, anti-theft kill switch, tablet stand, adjustable leather seats, and a Batman logo on the steering column. Continue reading for a video of it in the Gumball 3000 supercar rally.

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Iron Man Hulkbuster High Chair

For those who don't know, "Super-Fan Builds" is basically a YouTube series that showcases the projects of movie prop designers, led by film industry veteran Tim Baker. He and his talented crew of artists and craftspeople, build amazing tributes to TV shows, movies and video games for fans. In the latest episode, he's built an Iron Man Hulkbuster High Chair for geek mom Natasha Vineyard and her baby daughter Amelia, who are both big fans of "The Avengers". Baker and his team created a new sturdier custom frame for the highchair to support the bulk of the added chest armor and other parts of the suit. The chest opens up for the baby, and also to insert a tray. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a teenager who manages to solve a Rubik's Cube in a little over 5-seconds.

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New Batmobile in Batman vs Superman

Here's yet another look at the new Batmobile from Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, set for release in March 2016. Some fans liken the design to Tim Burton's 1989-era vehicle meets Christopher Nolan's Tumbler from The Dark Knight, complete with lots of angular body armor. While no weapons are seen in-action, you can rest assured that this Batmobile is packing lots of firepower. Continue reading for the video.

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Star Wars Prequels Edited Into Single Movie

About 3-years-ago, Topher Grace, best known for his portrayal of Eric Forman on That '70s Show, edited all three Star Wars prequels into a single 85-minute movie, called "Redux of the Jedi". It was only shown to a select group of friends and press, but fast forward to today, it's available online for all to view. While the redux progresses quickly and omits huge chucks of story in favor of action, it does however streamlinine the narrative events of the prequels into something worth watching. Continue reading for the film.

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Tiger Woods Young

When Tiger Woods was just 14-years-old, he probably had no idea that one day, he'd be worth $600-million. Did you know that Tiger credits his fine hand and finger control to years of playing video games as a kid? That's right, the games, like The Legend of Zelda on the classic NES, also helped him overcome fear of failure. Continue reading for more rare pictures celebrities in their youth who had no idea how famous they were going to become.

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Batman vs. Superman Trailer
Batman Superman Trailer

The official trailer for Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice has leaked, as it was originally slated for release next week during special IMAX-only screenings. It begins directly after the revelation of Superman, and his unveiling to the world. We see the inspirations from Frank Miller's "The Dark Knight Returns," including an armored Batman going toe-to-toe with Superman in the rain. Continue reading to watch.

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TRON Cars

The TRON Universe is essentially about humans being transported into a computer and them interacting with humanoid computer programs in a digital world. The universe is named after the computer program Tron, who saved ENCOM's mainframe computer system and the real world from an evil self-aware computer program known as the MCP in 1982. If this place were real, here are what some of the cars would look like. Click here to view the first image in this week's demotivational posters gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a red hot nickel ball melting a jawbreaker.

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New Star Wars Trailer
Star Wars Force Awakens

J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy kicked off the 2015 Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California today with a brand new trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." It opens on the same sand outlook shown in the first teaser, and a landspeeder headed for a crashed Star Destroyer appears. "The force is strong in my family," says a voice as we see the battered helmet of Darth Vader. "My father has it." Continue reading to watch.

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DeLorean Monster Truck

Sure, this DeLorean monster truck isn't capable of time travel, but it's great for off-roading nonetheless. Built by Rich Weissensel over the course of several weeks, it's basically a 1981 DeLorean body on top of a 1970 Chevrolet K5 Blazer frame. Approximately 6,500 examples of the iconic Back to the Future vehicle are believed to exist today, and like countless other fans, his passion to create this one-of-a-kind truck was peaked by the film. His passion of the DeLorean doesn't stop there, he's also built a DeLorean limousine and a DeLorean hovercraft. He says: "I am often reminded by those simple words from a good friend of mine, Dr Emmet L. Brown, who stated, 'Roads, where we are going, we don't need roads.'" 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 a robot chef that may soon take over at a real restaurants.

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