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Euthanasia Coaster

There are thrilling roller coasters, and then Euthanasia, one designed to kill you, literally. The ride starts off as a slow climb up to more than 500-meters, and then once the 'fall' button is pressed, riders would plummet into the long steep plunge followed by the first 360° loop. In other words, where most riders would perish due to a G-force-induced loss of consciousness. If you happen to still be conscious, six more consecutive loops would definitely do you in. Continue reading for more fascinating images from around the web.

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White House Replica

Built in 1996 and located on a three-acre plot on the prestigious Strait Lane in Dallas' Preston Hollow district, this White House replica is on the market for $15-million. At 16,041-square-foot, it boasts four bedrooms, nine bathrooms, French limestone and garbled marble flooring, two galleries, a library with a 17th century Louis XIII fireplace, Louis XIV-styled Italian Chandeliers, a brick wine cellar, six-car garage with enough space for two limousines, an incredible home theater, and lots more. Continue reading for more interesting images from around the web.

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Flying Huntsman Defender

If nothing else, the stealthy Urban Warrior Flying Huntsman 6x6 Defender will let you roll around town unnoticed, or so we'd like to think. It's powred by a supercharged Ford 5.0L V8 engine that generates a whopping 670-horsepower, which is sent through a 6-speed automatic transmission to a shift on the fly transfer case. Continue reading for more fascinating images from around the web.

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Computer Server Cabling

If you've ever been inside a poorly organized datacenter, you'll know just how satisfying it is to come across one that has neatly organized cables. The picture above is a prime example, and for some, just looking at it could even be a form of relaxation. That is just one of the many oddly satisfying images we've rounded up for you today. Others include: perfectly formed pancakes, unmelted snow in the shadows, and lots more. Continue reading to see them all.

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Smallest W-32 Engine

Assembling a full-sized engine is daunting enough, but imagine doing so on a much smaller scale. Jose Manuel Hermo Barreiro, also known to gearheads as "Patelo", is a retired Spanish naval mechanic specializes in this task, creating intricate mini-motors from scratch that is. After 2,520 long hours, 850 hand-machined pieces and assembling them with 632 individual screws, the world's smallest W-32 engine was born. Continue reading for more interesting photos from around the web.

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PowerBomb Gadget Charger Grenade

Power banks are nothing new, but rarely are there any that really catch your eye, that is unless...you're talking about the PowerBomb. Designed by Rohul Shirbhate, this grenade-inspired device packs 13000mAh of gadget-charging power, enough charge most smartphones up to 6-times over, while LED light indicators show just how much juice is left. Continue reading for more fascinating images from around the web.

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Travolta Airport Home

John Travolta is not only a successful actor, but also a certified private pilot who owns five aircraft, so it's no surprise that he owns a home in Florida with two runways. "We designed the house for the jets and to have at our access the world at a moment's notice, and we succeeded at that. For the last 11 years, we've been able to globe-trot for Qantas and movies...I've been really able to operate out of this house for business and personal reasons," said the actor. Travolta has been a Qantas "ambassador-at-large" since 2002 and keeps his personal Qantas Boeing 707 parked in the front yard, just a 10-minute flight from Orlando. Continue reading for more fascinating pictures from around the web.

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Frank Westfall of Syracuse, NY create the original 1930 KJ Henderson Custom (bottom). In addition to its custom bodywork, this bike is powered by an inline-4 air-cooled engine. A group of auto enthusiasts in Vietnam decided to recreate Frank's custom bike, but using a Honda Shadow 600 as the base. Unlike its predecessor, the replica features an air-ride suspension, enabling it to maintain a very low stance when parked. Continue reading for more cool photos from around the web. Click here for a few bonus random facts.

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Animatronic Dinosaur Suit

Comedy duo Hamish and Andy of 104.1FM decided to rent an ultra-realistic dinosaur costume for the day to prank unsuspecting guests at a car park. While these prehistoric beasts may not be exact replicas, it did catch everyone off guard. "With fully animated movement, a performer controls the head, mouth, eyes and sounds utilizing a special - simple to control internal steering wheel. Clear sight is possible through the Built in Camera System, and the actor stay cool through the use of several built in Fans," according to the costume maker. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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7-11 Bring Your Own Cup Day Funny

The weather forecast may be calling for snow in some parts, but many still got their freeze on during 7-11's annual "Bring Your Own Cup Day" on March 18 and 19. Unlike previous years, 2016 marks Slurpee's 50th anniversary and to celebrate the occasion #BYOCUPDAY was expanded to two days, meaning even more crazy sights, like a prosthetic leg. How did it work? Bring any container and fill it up with the beloved frosty drink for just $1.50. Continue reading for more. Click here for a few bonus images.

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