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F-35 Weapons Bay

There are a total of four weapons stations between the two internal bays of the F-35. Two of these can carry air-to-surface missiles up to 2,000-pounds in A and C models, or two bombs up to 1,000-pounds in the B model; the other two stations are for smaller weapons such as air-to-air missiles. The weapon bays can carry AIM-120 AMRAAM, AIM-132 ASRAAM, the Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM), Paveway series of bombs, the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW), Brimstone anti-tank missiles, and cluster munitions (Wind Corrected Munitions Dispenser). Continue reading for more fascinating pictures from around the web.

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You Had One Job Fail

File these under: FAILS. You'd think that road workers would just call a tow truck in to move an illegally parked car, but instead, they decided to paint the yellow lines directly over the vehicle. This may look like sweet revenge at first, but the city will probably just have to repaint everything again once the SUV is moved. That is just one of the many people who failed miserably at their one job. Continue reading to see them all. Click here for a few bonus images.

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Space Mountain Lights On

For those who don't know, Space Mountain is basically a space-themed indoor steel roller coaster in Tomorrowland at Disneyland in California. It first opened on May 27, 1977, and was the second roller coaster built at Disneyland - the second of the five versions of Space Mountain built by The Walt Disney Company. In addition to being transformed into Ghost Galaxy for Halloween, sometimes visitors are treated to a lights-on version of the ride, as the video and images above show. Continue reading for more interesting pictures from around the web.

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Survival Bike

In case of zombie apocalypse, you'll want to have a Motoped Survival Bike. In addition to being able to travel up to 400-miles without refueling, thanks to extra Rotopax storage tanks, it comes equipped with either 45cc or 125cc engines, forged aluminum crank arms, a DNM adjustable front / rear suspension, and extra rugged 24" / 26" wheels with a dual wall design, perfect for going off-road. Unfortunately, pricing starts at $3,200. Continue reading for more cool pictures from around the web.

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Camouflage Golf Ball

Unless your plan is to only use golf balls once, this camouflaged design probably isn't the smartest for anyone who doesn't constantly hit holes in one. Now if trick shots are your thing, these camouflaged balls are a definite no no. Unfortunately (or fortunately), that is just one of the many strange design FAILS we've rounded up for you today. Others include: a useless office window, poor drain placement, and lots more. Continue reading to see them all.

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Melting a Nail

Sure, not everyone has a modified microwave oven transformer to play around with, but this person just so happened to have just that, and shows us what 1,000 amps of electricity can do to a nail. With that said, a industrial electric arc furnaces (EAF) can heat things up to 1,800° C, while laboratory units can exceed 3,000° C, enabling steel to be made from a 100% scrap metal feedstock. Continue reading for more fascinating images from around the web.

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Personal Hovercraft

You could either ride a jet ski, boat, or cruise around on the Renegade IQ. This personal hovercraft is powered by a 750cc 4-stroke engine that tops out at 50mph, while weighing just 355-pounds. When fueled up, expect a 150-mile range, perfect for hours of fun. Unlike boats or jet skis, this amphibious vehicle is great for stunts, like 360° turns on water or land, thanks to its carbon-kevlar hull and inflatable skirt. One caveat: prices start at $32,000. Continue reading for more interesting pictures from around the web.

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Seiko TV Watch

Before other smartwatches, there was the Seiko T001, which basically linked a portable television receiver to a 1.25-inch LCD screen. It actually has 2 separate displays, with the one up top just for displaying the time, date and alarm features, while the lower is used for video output. However, each one also came with a Walkman-sized TV receiver that enabled you to choose from VHF / UHF channels or FM radio. Even back in 1982, this beauty retailed for $495 - around $1,232.30 today. Continue reading for more fascinating images from around the web.

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Funny Camouflage Unintentional

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Ever walk into a room only to find out that either your shoes or entire outfit match something, right down to the colors? Well, this girl decided to put on a stylish top and skirt, only to discover it matched the tiles in a random bathroom. Other examples include: shoes that blend right in with the carpet, a shower curtain-inspired shirt, and lots more. Continue reading to see more funny examples of unintentional camouflage. Click here for a few bonus images.

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Checking Phone Night

Let's face it, when your room is pitch black, and you hear a phone notification, an ultra bright screen definitely isn't easy on the eyes. However, an urgent email or call is probably worth being temporarily blinded. That is just one of the many annoying, yet true, things we encounter in our everyday lives. continue reading to see a few more. Click here for a few bonus images.

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