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Long-Exposure Fog

Photo credit: Lorenzo Montezemolo

Photographer Lorenzo Montezemolo hiked up Mount Tamalpais at dusk, and managed to capture a breathtaking 3-minute long-exposure photo of fog flowing like a river over Marin County, California under a full moon. "This weeks full moon illuminated the incoming fog perfectly. This wasn't the easiest spot to get to, but the effort was 100% worth it. I chose to use a long exposure in order to give the incoming fog a smooth, striated appearance as it slithered over the ridge below. For the past year I've been crossing the Golden Gate Bridge several times a week to photograph the beautiful landscapes, seascapes and fog of Marin County, just north of San Francisco" said Lorenzo. Continue reading for an incredible time-lapse video of fog rolling into Portland, Oregon.

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Delivery Van Plane Crash

Another day, another strange accident, and this time, it involves a delivery van colliding with a Dragonair KA961 at Hong Kong International Airport. Fortunately, the vehicle was only dragged a few meters on the tarmac, with the driver suffering minor head injuries. "The driver who was trapped on board the light goods vehicle was rescued. He was injured in the head and shoulder and taken conscious to North Lantau Hospital for treatment," said a police spokesperson. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny school pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing how to make a real shark cake.

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Airstream Basecamp Trailer

Priced from $34.9K, Basecamp is the lightest trailer Airstream offers, weighing in at just 3,500-pounds, making it perfect for towing with a small pickup, SUV or even a crossover. It features a convertible rear space for eating, sleeping, lounging to storing gear is available. bathroom with a fully functional toilet and shower, a kitchenette with stove, stainless steel sink, and refrigerator as well as a wireless Bose Bluetooth Soundlink Color speaker for relaxing. Continue reading for a video showing what it's like to cook inside one, and additional pictures.

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Galaxy Note S7 Explodes

Photo credit: Reddit

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7's battery issues has caused the company to issue a massive recall, but not before yet another explosion. An Australian business man was staying in a hotel, charging his Note 7 before bed, and woke up to a charred handset. "My brand new Note 7 exploded this morning while I was still asleep, it was plugged in and charging. Phone completely fried, I can't eject the SIM tray to retrieve my SIM or the SD card. I was using original charger and cable if you are wondering. Charred the hotel room bed sheet and the carpet when I whacked it down to the floor, burnt one of my finger while doing that too," said the man. Continue reading for pictures of the damage.

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Douglas C-47 Skytrain Pyramids

The Douglas C-47 Skytrain, also known as Dakota (RAF designation), is essentially military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner. It was used extensively by the Allies during World War II and remains in front line service with various military operators to the present day. The photo above shows one of the aircraft flying over the Giza pyramids in Egypt sometime during 1943. Continue reading for ten more fascinating colorized historical photos.

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Air Koryo

Air Koryo is basically the state-owned national flag carrier airline of North Korea, headquartered in Sunan-guyok, Pyongyang. Pyongyang Sunan International Airport is considered the airline's home base, and it operates international scheduled and charter services to points in Asia and Europe. Despite all the bad press, this airline has not suffered any fatal accidents in throughout its entire history. Continue reading for more interesting facts.

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Kolarbyn Eco-lodge Sweden

You're not looking at a screengrab from The Hobbit series, but rather Sweden's moss-covered huts at the Kolarbyn Eco-lodge in the Berslagen Forest. Consisting of 12 huts, these small living spaces let you live by candlelight, cooking over an open fire, and sleeping in sheepskin. While each of these huts come equipped with a stove, there are no showers en suite, so guests will have to head for a nearby sauna to bathe. With all that said, it'll only run you about $60 per night. Click here to view the first image in this week's things that look like other things gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing the clip that Midway pitched in 1992 to get the license for NBA Jam.

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Alpha Tiny House

The Alpha Tiny Home looks like any old trailer at first, but get closer, and you'll see it combines modern design with traditional materials to create a cozy living space. Situated on a 24' trailer, it sports a fold-down deck, sliding doors, a multi-use living area, kitchenette with stainless steel appliances, full bathroom, and a bedroom loft. The unit itself is clad in cedar siding with a mechanical seam roof. Continue reading for more pictures.

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The Chimera Tiny House

Why bother with AirBnB rentals, when you could travel the world in "The Chimera," a tiny house that can be towed anywhere. Inside you'll find lots of cozy touches, including rustic wooden shelves, cabinets, a kitchenette with modern appliances, reading nook, full bathroom, and even an upstairs bedroom loft. Beneath the stair shelves, there's a washing machine to ensure you'll be able to do laundry regularly, without resorting to more primitive methods. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Hedgehog Cafe Japan

Situated in the lively Roppongi entertainment district, "Harry" is a real-life hedgehog cafe that charges $9 for an hour with the prickly yet lovable creatures. It's home to 20-30 different breeds of hedgehogs, while a chalk-written blackboard lists the ones you can actually buy. "We wanted to show people the charm of hedgehogs, which give the impression of being hard to handle. We wanted to get rid of that image by letting people touch them," said staff member Mizuki Murata. Continue reading for three more bizarre places that actually exist from around the world.

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