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While the Ivory Coast is touted as the world's largest producer and exporter of cocoa beans used in the manufacturing of chocolate, many of the cocoa farmers have never tasted the fruits of their labor. This is due to the fact that they are paid very little (€7 per day split between many people) and a chocolate bar costs approximately €2. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of

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Moment Factory, a Montreal-based studio, managed to turn Quebec's Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook into Foresta Lumina, an illuminated nocturnal illumination through the enchanted forest. From now until mid-October, visitors to the park are able to experience an immersive, storybook-like adventure at nightfall. Continue reading for images and information.

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At first glance, this might look like displays at a museum, but it's actually the subway in Stockholm, Sweden. The Stockholm metro is well known for its decoration of the stations; it has been called the longest art gallery in the world. Several of the stations (especially on the Blue Line) are left with the bedrock exposed, crude and unfinished, or as part of the decorations. At Rissne, an informative wall fresco about the history of Earth's civilizations runs along both sides of the platform. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a 3-year-old who held on a little bit too tightly to an amusement park ride.

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Located at the Tivoli Friheden theme park in Denmark, Sky Tower is essentially a free fall ride without a tether. That's right, riders plunge from the top of a 130-foot tower onto a net 100 feet below. The park says that you'll experience "4G sensations as your plummeting body hits a top speed of 55 mph." Continue reading for the video and more information.

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Believe it or not, the United Arab Emirates' total GDP stood at $50.7 billion in 1990, but fast forward to present day, and its GDP is more than $360 billion. The United Arab Emirate's continued status as a tax-free haven brought even more ex-pats to settle in Dubai and in 1999, one of the tallest hotels in the world opened, cementing the city's reputation as a tourist destination. The top image above shows what the main road in Dubai, the E-11, looked like in 1990, and below, what it looked like in 2013. Continue reading for twenty strange, yet real, things you might only see in Dubai.

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Still planning your next vacation? If so, before booking any flights or hotels, check out these twenty breathtaking places. To start things off, we have a beautiful suspension bridge - located near the town of Schladming - built on Austria's Dachstein Glacier Resort, an excellent getaway during the wintertime. With a mind-boggling 1300-foot drop visible beneath your feet, walking along the bridge's glass platform definitely isn't for the fainthearted. Continue reading for more.

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Tired of visiting tourist spots on vacation? Well, here are five mind-boggling, yet real, caves that should be on your to-do list if extra funds and / or time should become available. First up, we have the Waitomo Glowworm Caves on the North Island of New Zealand. Famous for its glowworms, Arachnocampa luminosa, this species is found exclusively in New Zealand and are around the size of an average mosquito. Continue reading for more.

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Yes, there's a roller coaster that uses Ferrari F430 Spider-inspired vehicles, and it's called the Fiorano GT Challenge, a steel dueling roller coaster, at Ferrari World in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It features two, 1.08-kilometre (0.67 mi) tracks, each of which has four LSM launches and four magnetic brake sections, immersing passengers into the twisting, head-to-head varying speeds and accelerations of GT racing. Power for the ride system is provided via two flywheel motor generator sets, isolating the surge requirements of the launches from the electrical grid. Continue reading for more.

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Planning a camping trip alone? Just bring one of these tents. Have family and / or extended family that want to join? Then pack up the rest of the pieces to build your very own modular tent city at the campsite. Best of all, some of these tents are designed to hold your car as a faux garage. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny Facebook status updates gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of sky divers landing on a Slip'N Slide from 5,000-feet.

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From the pictures and afar (if you're fortunate enough to visit in person), this looks to be a place straight from Middle Earth, but it's actually the Magic Mountain Lodge at the Huilo-Huilo Biological Reserve in northern Chile's Patagonia. To get inside, visitors need to cross a suspended rope bridge and then greeted by a cascade of water coming down from waterfall volcano. Continue reading for a video, additional pictures and more information.

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