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Bionic Boot

Inventor Keahi Seymour has always wanted to run like a speedy animal, and his latest creation was inspired by the gait of ostriches. At the age of 12, he began sketching footwear, and five years later, his first prototype using old Rollerblade boots, became a reality. It consisted of steel tubing, and bungee cords. His new Bionic Boot can propel users forward at up to 25 miles per hour. The eventual goal is to boost the speed to 40mph by upgrading the springy heels with electrical actuators. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of an anti-drone slingshot shotgun.

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NFL Infrared Heater

Kotula's NFL Helmet Infrared Space Heater is a great way to celebrate the Super Bowl, or at least keep warm until spring, and it's being offered for only $30.48 shipped, this weekend only, originally $249.99. Each one can heats 400-800 sq feet, with a 20,000 hour Life Expectancy for the heating elements. A whisper quiet fan ensures that it won't distract you from watching the big game, or chatting with friends. Product page. Continue reading for a video preview on how it works.

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Drone Racing League

It's official, drone racing is now a real sport, starting with the Drone Racing League (DRL). These races take place in empty stadiums, abandoned malls, and old warehouses that have been equipped with bright neon checkpoints to steer the drones in the right direction, while dry ice fog is pumped in to create a mysterious atmosphere. For now, fans will have to settle for professionally edited race videos, but the league hopes to use live streaming video once the technology is available for drones. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing how not to drop a giant anchor.

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Wingboard

Flight test engineer Aaron Wypyszynkski, founder of Wyp Aviation, has unveiled Wingboard. Think of it as an aerofoil shaped board that lets you soar through the sky like the Silver Surfer. Unlike its predecessors, it uses a light aircraft to tow the board, which produces a stable platform that flies through the air instead of falling. "The WingBoard is like a wakeboard, but instead of slicing through waves behind a boat, you're being towed by a plane, carving through clouds. Aviation is my passion - not only is it my 9-5 job, it is my hobby," said Wpyszynski. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a life-sized LEGO BB-8.

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Shaquille O'Neal Son Shareef

Photo credit: Cassy Athena Photo

These days, word spreads quickly, thanks to social media, and that includes pictures from Shareef O'Neal's 16th birthday party in Los Angeles. In addition to the food trucks, he was gifted vinyl wrapped Lamborghini Gallardo and Jeep Wrangler. To be more specific, the Lambo sports a custom bodykit that has a front bumper inspired by the elusive Lamborghini Reventon. Continue reading for more pictures.

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X-Jet Blade Sidewinder Jetpack

Always wanted to be a human dolphin and / or soar 40-feet in the air while swimming? Look no further than the X-Jet Blade Sidewinder. Simply strap this device onto your feet, and you'll be propelled through the air using hydro power. Best of all, you're not up there for a split second, but rather 15-30 minutes depending on how comfortable your are with the equipment. One caveat: each one of these babies will set you back at least $2,795 - more should you want additional accessories. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including a man who cuts hair with real fire and swords.

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Guy Skydives Without Parachute

Antti Pendikainen from Finland, a self-proclaimed 'extreme artist', decided to jump out of a hot air balloon without a parachute. "I woke up this morning and felt like I wasn't going to need my parachute, so f&#k it. I'm stupid and tough enough to do it without a parachute, I'm not going to need it" said Pendikainen in the video. He jumpd and his friends with parachutes follow him through the clouds. Continue reading for a video of another no-parachute skydiving stunt.

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Pocket Chainsaw

The Pocket Chainsaw may be small, but it's definitely no slouch in times of need. Made from a high strength, heat-treated steel, it comes equipped with 124 bi-directional teeth capable of cutting through just about anything you encounter. Despite weighing mere 5-ounces, it has cut through 3-inch diameter limbs in 10-seconds or less. Get one here now. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny autocorrect texts gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a Land Rover crossing a paper bridge in China.

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Tentsile Flite Tent

Love camping, but hate the uneven ground and / or insects that may be crawling around? Pick up a Tentsile Flite. This four season tree tent can be strapped to a backpack when not in use, and then fully-assembled in 10-minutes. Don't let its construction fool you, this tent comfortably supports two full-sized adults, along with their gear, keeping both suspended in mid-air - up to a 485-pound load. Measuring 8' x 11' when set up, it offers 40-square-feet of floorspace and weights a mere 7.3-pounds. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.

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Ski-Doo Renegade

Snowmobiles are one thing, the 2016 Ski-Doo Renegade Adrenaline Crossover, is another. Think of it as a snowmobile meets tank, with each one of these snow machines powered by your choice of four different Rotax engines. Other features include: an rMotion Rear Suspension, HPG Plus shocks, and Brembo brakes for maximum stopping power. The 16" x 137" ripsaw track and Pilot 5.7 skis ensure that you'll be able to take turns with minimal darting. It's available now, and priced from $10,600. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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