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Form and function are two things designers usually strive to achieve when dealing with actual products, but 3D modeler Katerina Kamprini decided to do the complete opposite. In her series "The Uncomfortable", she envisions how everyday things, such as forks, spoons, and even a common household key, could be impractical. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of this year's coolest LEGO creations.

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Most wheelchairs are not made to go off-road, this one is. Introducing HexHog, a battery-powered, joystick-controlled wheelchair ATV hybrid that boasts a patented flexing chassis for high-level stability. Its 36-volt lithium ion battery has a range of up to 12 miles when fully charged, and an 8.5 mph top speed over just about any kind of terrain. There's also a nifty seat transfer system that advances and lowers the driving seat to a position for independent transfer from a wheelchair as well as a sealed 6x6 transmission and raised drive motors in conjunction with the flexing chassis for treading water / snow / sand / mud / etc. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the luckiest motorcyclist ever to have been hit by a car.

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TRON fans who own motorcycles rejoice! The LightMode helmet looks to be something straight from the TRON universe. This modification covers your helmet in electroluminescent materials that will keep you safe at night. There are small controllers integrated directly into each helmet, giving users the ability to select between three different modes that include constant glow, blink, and turning the lights off entirely. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing why Japanese drivers are some of the most polite in the world.

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Located in Springville, Utah, this couple's amazing $2-million pool was recently showcased on an episode of The Pool Master on Animal Planet. Featuring five waterfalls, a 300-foot lazy river, a diving rock, a hidden grotto, several hidden pathways inside the mountain and a tunnel deep enough for scuba diving. This massive 140-foot long and 60-foot wide pool was built for a homeowner who loves the mountains and scuba diving. What sets this 360,000-gallon pool apart is a 90-foot man-made mountain that 'emulates the natural surroundings perfectly,' according to Anthony Archer-Wills, host of The Pool Master. That's not all, you'll also find a full kitchen complete with granite countertops, stainless steel cabinets, an 8-burner grille and a refrigerator. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of Bill Gates completing the ALS ice bucket challenge.

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What does a geeky couple do when they're asked to babysit a 6-month old? Send their friends hourly updates showing the baby in strange situations, such as being chased by a T-Rex or trying to charm a king cobra. Fortunately, not animals, babies or adults were harmed in the making of these images, as all it took was some Photoshop magic. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a baby meeting a sprinkler for the first time.

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So far, we know that Star Wars Episode VII is set approximately thirty years after Return of the Jedi and the demise of Darth Vader, centering around a trio of young characters. Now, the first images of the new stormtrooper helmet have leaked out, according to Indie Revolver. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a giant spider photobombing a live news report.

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Just about everyone has that one friend that never seems to reply to text messages, no matter how quickly you respond to theirs. These people have met the same fate, but have tried to make the best of it with some witty comebacks, or so they think. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of hands swallowing cars and traffic - just don't think too hard.

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With each passing day, we are getting closer and closer to the launch of Toyota's Supra successor, the FT-1. The company has just unveiled a new version called "Toyota FT-1 Graphite, which adopts a graphite exterior paint scheme and an all-natural saddle grain leather interior, comparable to many modern sports cars, including the 2015 Corvette Stingray Z06 as well as the Porsche GT3. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of cop that restores faith in humanity.

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We recommend to never try this at home, and with that said, microwaving a compact disc can produce some really cool-looking sparks. This happens because the microwave destroys the disc's reflective metallic layer, but on a more dangerous note, this also causes arcing inside the oven, which may damage it or shorten its life. That's not all, it could also release toxic gases. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a real-life dancing baby Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy.

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No, this isn't some luxurious trailer The Walking Dead crew happened to stumble upon, just the Kiravan Expedition Vehicle. It's based on the Mercedes-Benz Unimog and is powered by a 6-cylinder turbo diesel engine that generates 260hp and 700 lb-ft of torque, mated to an 8-speed transmission. On the inside, the 4-door cabin boasts 11 touchscreens for vitals, and a trailer out back, which comes complete with an office, galley kitchen to the tent-style sleeper penthouse, along with a bathroom. That's not all, there's even a Kirabike adventure bike for exploring your surroundings after setting up camp. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing what happens when a son buys his mom her dream car.

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