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Nintendo Switch Bottle Water

Those who attended the NYC Nintendo Switch event were given small 8oz bottles of water, and some have already made their way onto eBay, with a few trying to fetch $100. "Up for sell is a Bottle of water from the nintendo switch event in NYC. This item is unused and in mint condition. The water was bottled at a natural spring. It's clear. It makes for a great shelf item for any hardcore Nintendo fan. Feel free to make offers and ask questions. There's no refunds," said the seller. Continue reading for another video from the NYC even and more information.

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Tesla X Crashes

South Korean musician and actor Ji Chang Son has filed a lawsuit against Tesla in the U.S. District Court in the Central District of California claiming that when he was pulling into the driveway in September, his Model X accelerated on its own into his garage. He wrote in the lawsuit: "The vehicle spontaneously began to accelerate at full power, jerking forward and crashing through the interior wall of the garage, destroying several wooden support beams in the wall and a steel sewer pipe, among other things, and coming to rest in Plaintiffs' living room." Continue reading for pictures of the aftermath and more information.

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Ghost in Picture

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Reddit user "MeTarzanYouJane" tried taking pictures of a full moon, but accidentally captured a mysterious ghoulish figure while in burst mode. This isn't a lens artifact the uploader says, as the figure casts a shadow. "The time frame between the two photos was approximately 2 seconds. What interested me is neither of these family members have heard of photo shop; much less used it. This was taken in the front yard of a house they had recently purchased and hadn't even completely moved into," adds the user. Continue reading to see the two individual images and for more information.

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Icy Light Pillars

Timothy Joseph Elzinga, located in Northern Ontario, gazed out his window last Friday night and noticed some strange lights after being awoken by his 2-year-old son at 1:30 am. So, he stepped outside and for a closer look before realizing it had nothing to do with the Northern Lights, but is rather a natural phenomenon known as light pillars. These are caused by light reflecting off ice crystals in the sky. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Leave Me Alone Sweater

Photo credit: Ruth Grace via Bored Panda

Whether it be cold weather or just trying to drown out the noise around you, Ruth Grace's "Leave Me Alone Sweater" should do the trick. Simply zip up the hood and you're ready to block out the world around you, especially with headphones on. This design is "more of a statement than a functional piece of clothing," according to Ruth, as there is no visibility when worn. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Real Cave House

Your eyes aren't playing tricks, nor has this been Photoshopped, but rather it's a real house built directly into the side of a cave. Called the Cuevas Del Pino House by Ummo Estudio, it was originally used as a shelter for livestock watchmen on the slopes of Sierra Morena, but transformed into a comfortable living space with plenty of natural light, while retaining the original walls of the shelter, as well as swooping heavy stone ceilings and walls. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Sharkman Wearable Furniture

Product designer Yang Zhao created "Sharkman" as a hybrid wearable furniture that explores the possibilities of "soft furniture," whether the person is sitting, lying down or standing. It can be modified to create total privacy or offer complete exposure to others. This design has been selected to be exhibited in the Brainwaves London Design Festival, and has also won the certificate of excellence from the mayor of London's International Student Innovation 2016 Award. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Anatomical Jewelry

Artist Nadja Buttendorf did not find glitches in The Matrix, but rather created a line of wearable anatomical jewelry, called "Fingerrings", "EARrings" and "Skin" necklaces. Each one of these silicone sculptures was crafted by hand to mimic the texture and tactile qualities of real human skin. When the former is worn, the hyper realistic appendage appears as a "6th finger" that extends from the body. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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BionicGym

Couch potatoes rejoice! BionicGym is essentially a wearable neuro-stimulator that claims to burn up to 1,000-calories per hour by sending electric pulse patterns to your muscles. That's right creator Dr. Louis Crowe says the device mimics shivering, nature's way of burning calories without doing anything. One caveat: it'll set you back at least $300, which is roughly a 1-2 year membership to most gyms. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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Bahnof Data Center Pionen White Mountains

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Bahnof's - a Swedish ISP - main data center is located in central Stockholm, but what really sets "Pionen White Mountains" apart is that it's located 30 meters under the granite rocks of the Vita Berg Park in Stockholm. This was a former nuclear bunker during the Cold War, and it took more than two years to blast the 141,000 cubic feet of extra space required fit its backup generators and server racks into the caves. The entire data center spans roughly 1,200 square meters (12,900 square feet) and lighting was a major issue the team faced. Continue reading for more bizarre structures that actually exist. Click here for a few bonus images.

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