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Falling Into a Black Hole

If you were to fall into a small black hole, roughly the size of Earth, tidal forces are magnified off the scale, thus the top of your head would feel much more gravitational pull than the tips of your toes, stretching you longer and longer. British astrophysicis] Sir Martin Rees called this phenomenon "spaghettification," are one would eventually become a stream of subatomic particles that swirl into the black hole. Since your brain would break down into its constituent atoms near instantly, you'd have little chance to see what's going on inside. Continue reading for a full video documentary on black holes and more information.

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Tree Reflection

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Seeing a reflection of a tree isn't something out of the ordinary, but having its fallen leaves perfectly reflected back onto the branches is an entirely different story. Like many things in life, occurrences like this are simply pure luck, or being at the right place and time to experience them. Other examples include faces, flowers, and more. Continue reading to see some mind-boggling reflections. Click here to view a few bonus images.

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UFOs Leaving Moon

Mister Enigma on YouTube recently shared a video by Gerril Vigil that purportedly shows a swarm of UFOs leaving the moon. "The clip is truly remarkable as you can see the objects coming from the bottom left. It looks as though there could be hundreds of them, but the jury is still out on whether this is some kind of optical illusion," said Enigma. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of someone swishing a basketball from the top of a dam.

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Far Side Moon Sounds

NASA's Apollo 10 astronauts orbited the moon in 1969 as a test-run for the Apollo 11 moon landing two months later. While they flew around the far side of the moon, consequently putting them out of radio contact with Earth for roughly an hour, they heard some bizarre sounds that puzzled them. The entire conversation was initially kept under wraps by NASA and only released from their archives in 2008, but the actual recording of the sounds were classified, until now. Continue reading for part 2 of the video series. Click here for bonus images from the Apollo moon missions.

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Broken Translucent Chairs

Your eyes aren't playing tricks, designer Tatiane Freitas actually repairs broken furniture with translucent acrylic resin to create an optical illusion of sorts. She aims to demonstrate a "clear wish to create pieces which will endure the harshness of time, and therefore bring to their new owners the memories evoked in her, many lost in history." Continue reading for more pictures. Click here for a few bonus images of furniture made from real Boeing airplane parts.

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Alpine Shelter

Slovenia-based OFIS airlift the "Alpine Shelter" onto the top of Mount Kanin near the country's small resort town of Bovec to study the architecture necessary to weather some of our planet's most extreme conditions. While it may not be lavish, this most certainly beats staying in a tent. With room for up to 9 individuals looking for shelter during the winter months, it boasts magnificent views of the surrounding peaks. Continue reading for more pictures and information. Click here to view a few bonus images of hanging mountain temples from around the world.

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Mercedes AirDiv

Called the Mercedes-Benz AirDiv, this unique supercar concept lets you choose from 4 drive modes: basic with a standard seating position, accelerated with the driver positioned forward, closer to the road, bike mode with the driver situated face down with their head facing out the open air, and last, but not least, diving mode where you ride outside the car in a wingsuit. Continue reading for two more pictures.

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Yahoo Answers Funny

There are some internet trolls that ask genuinely dumb questions to gain attention, while there are others who actually ponder things such as...having "plague" on their teeth. Now we can only hope that Verizon keeps Yahoo Answers after acquiring the internet giant for $5-billion, but if it were to ever shut down, internet users have amassed a massive collection of bizarre things people have actually asked on the site. Continue reading to see more. Click here for a few bonus Yahoo Answers.

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Sons Drawings Animals

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Dom is six-years-old, has a wild imagination, and loves doodling. All of his masterpieces are shared on Instagram, but not before his father / artist transforms them into bizarre real-life objects using Photoshop, like the strange car above. Other examples include: a shark, lion, lemur, cruise ship, and even a dinosaur. Let's just say that any child would be terrified at seeing some of them firsthand. Continue reading to see more. Click here for a few bonus images.

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Abandoned Six Flags New Orleans

Six Flags New Orleans is essentially a massive 140-acre, abandoned theme park in New Orleans, Louisiana that has been closed since Hurricane Katrina struck the state in August 2005. Currently, this park is owned by the Industrial Development Board (IDB) of New Orleans. Despite various announced plans to redevelop the site, all attractions are still in extremely poor condition. Even though the site has 24-hour security, urban explorers have still made their way inside. Continue reading for five more cool facts. Click here for a few bonus images.

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