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Simple Geeky Test

Still trying to get your head out of weekend mode? This simple and geeky test might help get things moving in the right direction. The directions are pretty straightforward and only require that you complete each equation before moving onto the next. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of real frogs watching their favorite YouTube channel.

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Deep Sea Dragonfish

The Deep-sea Dragonfish, as the name states, lives in the deep-sea of the Pacific ocean. The Dragon fish tends to live around 1000 to 3000 meters below the surface. Some Dragonfish have even been found at depths of 5000 meters. Most deep sea fish that can produce light produce blue light, but the dragon fish can produce not only blue light but a red light as well. This red light is emitted from a suborbital photophore. Continue reading for more interesting facts.

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Orbitz Drink

Orbitz, the lava lamp-inspired food creation, was a noncarbonated fruit-flavored beverage, made by the company Clearly Canadian Beverage Corporation, that had small edible balls floating in it. It was introduced around 1997 and quickly disappeared due to poor sales. The small balls floated due to their nearly equal density to the surrounding liquid, and remained suspended with assistance from an ingredient known as gellan gum. The gellan gum provided a support matrix - something like a microscopic spider web - and had a visual clarity approaching that of water, which increased with the addition of sugar. Continue reading for more.

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Funny Grandparents

So, you've hit rock bottom and turned to Facebook for some advice. Well, the last thing your friends expect to see in a status update is a reply from your grandparents who "don't know much how to use Facebook", making them unintentional internet stars for the day. That is just one of the many examples you'll find here in this list. Continue reading to see them all.

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Lyndon B. Johnson Car

President Lyndon B. Johnson was known as an owner of an Amphicar. Johnson, a known practical joker, was said to enjoy frightening visitors at his Johnson City, Texas ranch by driving them downhill in his Amphicar, directly into his property's lake, all the while shouting that he had malfunctioning brakes. The Amphicar Model 770 was the first such vehicle mass-produced for sale to the public starting in 1961, designed to be marketed and sold in the US. Continue reading for more fascinating historical facts.

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Insanity

Let's face it, the drudgery of work, school, or whatever your daily routine consists of really wears you down. Thankfully, there are a few things you can do to keep things fresh, or at least interesting. For example, adding "in accordance with the prophecy" to the end of your sentences will definitely leave more than a few people scratching their heads. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny internet trolls gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a guy who decides to race the London Tube.

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Found iPhone

When you lose something as valuable as your phone at a public place, the last thing you'd expect is for someone to put up signs to find its rightful owner. However, that is exactly what happened in this case. The only problem we see is the lots of random people who'd call to try and snag it - though asking them to confirm a few phone numbers would probably make them back off. Continue reading for more images that show how some people are restoring faith to humanity.

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Rosetta Comet

The 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet has a current orbital period of 6.45 years and a rotation period of approximately 12.7 hours. The comet will next come to perihelion (closest approach to the Sun) on 13 August 2015. The Rosetta spacecraft rendezvoused with the comet on August 6, 2014, with plans to enter orbit after approaching to within 30 km (19 mi) five weeks later. On September 15, 2014, ESA announced choosing "Site J" on the "head" of the comet as the landing site of the Philae probe attached to Rosetta. The planned landing date is November 11, 2014. Continue reading for more random, yet interesting photos.

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Email Customer Service Funny

Experiencing delays with any online order is inevitable, either due to errors on their part, bad weather, or just some freak occurrence. This person decided to respond to a delay notification email with a joke, but the conversation and the masterpiece that ensued later, was unexpected to say the least. Click here to view the first image this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing what all road traffic should be like.

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Lottery Coincidence

Believe it or not, there were two winners of a Chinese lottery in a 2009 drawing. They each won 5 million yuan, with one living in Henan and the other, Heilongjiang - thousands of kilometers apart. They both picked the same seven number combination: 3, 5, 1, 1, 5, 8, 7. Now here's where the story gets crazy...both numbers sets were purchased at exactly the same time - right down to the second. Reportedly for this drawing, there were over 10 million numbers picked by players and at peak times, with over 100 transactions take place every second. Continue reading for more mind-boggling coincidences.

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