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What's the first thing that comes to mind when you see a sign that says "please don't flash the octopus"? For some, it may translate to don't hop in the tank with the octopus and go skinny dipping. However, for others, or after some thought, you'll realize that it just means to not use your camera's flash when photographing the octopus. Continue reading for more bizarre, yet real, signs that will probably confuse instead of help you.

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Let's face it, not everyday is packed with late breaking news, so sometimes, your local anchors need to dig deep to find something worthy of reporting. Unfortunately, that isn't always the case, and you end up with captions like the one above, of Sal Rizzo who apparently took a picture of a naked guy. Or, a story about a "man killed to death". Continue reading to see them all.

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Did you know that architectural firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson and James Cutler Architects designed Bill Gates' personal residence? While the plans for Gates' home was largely drawn by hand, Bohlin has a Macintosh-based office and some of the work was completed on Apple systems. On a similar note, his garage was designed using the Mac program called "ModelShop!", according to Architosh. Continue reading for more bizarre and interesting facts that may surprise you.

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What you're looking at above is the one-of-a-kind $4.2-million Ferrari TRS. It's powered by a 730 hp, 6.3-liter V12 combined with a KERS hybrid system lifted from LaFerrari; elevating the total horsepower to just shy of 1,000. The extremely wealthy, yet mysterious buyer, remains unknown. One thing's for sure, the new owner will be one of 499 owners of LaFerrari, making his custom F12 that much more valuable. Continue reading for more fascinating pictures that you probably haven't seen before.

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Aquatopia is an attraction you'll only find at the Tokyo DisneySea theme park in Japan, located in the Port Discovery area of the park. It's touted as the second of only three attractions in the world to use a new trackless ride system designed by Walt Disney Imagineering. This ride is the successor to both Disneyland's Motor Boat Cruise and the Autopia, from which Aquatopia received its name as homage. It consists of around three dozen vehicles designed to look like personal hovercrafts which move independently from each other at quick speeds through a large water lagoon. Continue reading for more.

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning on transforming the city's largely forgotten phone booths into Wi-Fi hot spots: "By using a historic part of New York's street fabric, we can significantly enhance public availability of increasingly vital broadband access, invite new and innovative digital services, and increase revenue to the city - all at absolutely no cost to taxpayers." These hot spots will also be used for services like cellphone charging stations and interactive touch screens that provide local information. Continue reading for more.

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Though it may be Monday and the start of a brand new work week, there's no reason why you can't get your mind wrapped around something interesting, rather than drone-like activities. Infinite chocolate bars do not exist in the real world, but just looking at this animation may have you thinking otherwise. Click here to view the first image in this week's WINS gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a man turning plastic bottles into something you'd never expect.

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There are some people that just make you scratch your head wondering just how they even managed to get online, like this person asking if July 4th is on the 15th or 16th. Unfortunately, there are many more people who apparently spend more time trying to figure out where the next big sale is going to be rather than brushing up on their history. Continue reading for more people who might not be smart enough for the internet.

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No matter how unintelligent you consider yourself, just know that every healthy human brain has an estimated storage capacity of 256-billion GB? That's right, the number equals approximately 1.2-billion normal computer hard drives, a stack of compact discs that would reach beyond the moon, or a number of books that come out to around 15-libraries per person on planet Earth. Continue reading for more interesting and random facts that will brighten your day.

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Not every fan will agree, but what if Carl Fredrickson's journey in "Up" actually began right after he is notified about needing to be move into a retirement home? That's right, everything that happens after is his journey into the afterlife, with people and things representing his attachment to the physical world. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny school pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a Taekwondo quadruple kick.

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