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Logitech MX Vertical

Logitech is known for the computer peripherals, but their latest product is unlike any that have come before. Introducing the Logitech MX VERTICAL, an ergonomic mouse, inspired by a human handshake, that is designed to reduce forearm strain and wrist pressure, while its special 57° vertical angle is optimized for a comfortable posture without compromising productivity. "We know that many computer users experience discomfort or pain in their hand, forearm and in their wrists. To address this, we've created our most advanced ergonomic mouse yet, MX VERTICAL, designed with an innovative natural handshake position. The unique angle is optimized for an ergonomic posture and reduces both wrist pressure and forearm strain. With MX VERTICAL, you can maximize your productivity in comfort," said Delphine Donne-Crock, general manager of creativity and productivity at Logitech. Continue reading for two more videos, pictures and information.

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Real-Life Homer Simpson

Photo credit: Miguel Vasquez via Bored Panda

Digital artist and 3D illustrator Miguel Vasquez has made a name for himself on Instagram, but not in the way you may think. He specializes in creating realistic versions of popular cartoon characters, like Homer Simpson, and as you can see, the results aren't very pretty. Others include: SpongeBob, Luigi, Patrick Star, and more. Continue reading to see more of his popular works.

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Zanco T1 Smallest Cell Phone

Small cell phones are nothing new, but the "Zanco Tiny T1" takes the crown for world's smallest, or so the company claims. Measuring in at just 21mm x 46.7mm and weighing 13g, this coin-sized device is compatible with nano SIM cards and features only the necessities, which include a speaker, microphone, keypad, 12.5mm OLED display as well as a mirco USB charging port. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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SEER Emotional Expression Robot

We have seen the future of robotics, and it includes SEER, the emotional expression robot capable of accurately mimicking human facial expressions. It can also maintain eye contact, thanks to a camera that tracks the position of a person's face and the orientation of their facial features, like eyebrows, lips and eyelids. All of this happens in real-time, and without the need for a remote operator. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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QuadJoy Mouth-Operated Computer Mouse

The QuadJoy may not be a computer accessory that everyone needs, but it's most certainly one of the strangest that we've come across. Simply put, it's a mouth-operated joystick that works exactly as it sounds - the further you move the joystick, the faster the cursor moves, while mouse button activation can be made with the built in sip and puff switch, a switch with the external switch jack or manually with the actual mouse buttons for able body assistants. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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Mercedes-Benz Unimog Firetruck

If you happen to be in the town of Kirchzarten in southwestern Germany, you just might be able to see this custom Mercedes-Benz Unimog U 5023 firetruck, complete with off-road wheels / tires and an advanced four-wheel drive system. It also features a gigantic water tank in the rear that holds 1,056 gallons of water and 132 gallons of foam, mated to a powerful Ziegler pump that fires up to 793 gallons of water per minute. Continue reading for two more pictures and information.

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How Many Earths Can Fit Inside the Sun

Photo credit: Mike Whitmore via Bored Panda

Ever wonder just how many Earths can fit inside the sun? If so (or not), the answer is approximately 1.3 million Earths. Believe it or not, the Sun is just an average-sized star, as the red giant Betelgeuse has a radius of 936 times the radius of the Sun, making it hundreds of millions of times larger. Currently, the largest known star is VY Canis Majoris, and it's thought to be between 1800 and 2100 times the radius of the Sun. Continue reading to see more things that are larger than you think.

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Wrap Around Spider

The dolophones conifera, better known as the Wrap-around spider, is a species of spider in the family Araneidae indigenous to Australia. What makes it stand out is its ability to flatten and wrap its body around tree limbs as camouflage. During the evening, it stays in webs, while during the day take up their characteristic camouflaged form on tree branches and trunks. They also travel along the ground. Continue reading for more creepy natural phenomena that you might not have seen before.

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Ordinary Life North Korea Joseon

Photo credit: Denis Davydenko via Peta Pixel

Yes, there are still tour groups that frequent North Korea, and one photographer, Denis Davydenko, managed to capture "Joseon", or how the inhabitants refer to their country - meaning "country of morning freshness." "Complicated, contradictory, shrouded in myths and legends in media publications. It is the only country on the Earth in which there is classical socialism. The way of life of Koreans, their mentality and culture are therefore difficult to understand for most Western People," said Denis. Continue reading for more pictures

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Lamborghini Countach Discovered

Photo credit: Reddit via Car Scoops

Reddit user "eriegin" discovered a white 1981 Lamborghini Countach that belonged to his grandmother in a garage that's been collecting dust for roughly 20 years. It's apparently a Countach 500S, which is one of just 321 examples built, powered by a naturally-aspirated 4.8L V12. In it current condition, it's estimated to be worth around $300,000, and if restored, at more than $500,000. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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