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Nomura Jellyfish

You're not looking at an alien species from another galaxy, just a monstrous Nomura's Jellyfish, photographed by Lucia Terui. These graceful giants of the sea that grow up to 6ft 6in in diameter, and can often be found in the waters of Echizen, Fukui province, Japan. Though their stings are generally very painful, Nomura Jellyfish are not known for causing any major damage to humans. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.

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World's Deepest Fish

A new record has been set for the deepest fish ever seen in the world, captured at an incredible depth of 26,722 feet (8,145 meters) in the Mariana Trench. The snailfish isn't like the creepy creatures you've seen before, with the dark eyes and giant teeth, but they do have large heads, small eyes, and are normally slightly larger than a human hand in length. Dr Alan Jamieson, from Aberdeen University said: "This really deep fish did not look like anything we had seen before, nor does it look like anything we know of. It is unbelievably fragile, with large wing-like fins and a head resembling a cartoon dog." Continue reading for the video and more information.

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Funny Texts 2014

With all of the messaging apps out there, you'd think text messaging would be on the decline, but that most certainly isn't the case, and there are plenty of gems that make their way onto the internet, like these. Whether it be "Lil Marco" or "Dad Loretto" playing a cruel prank on one of his children, you'll find them above. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a guitar solo that was played entirely on an iPad.

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Coca-Cola Bottle Polar Bear Prize

Buying a bottle of Coca-Cola from a vending machine isn't anything special, but the last thing you'd expect to see coming out is some money and a furry thing. Reddit user "usmc_jpt" found exactly that, but it turned out to be a prize of sorts, in the form of $1.25 worth of quarters and the famous Coke Polar Bear. We're guessing that many machines around town have at least one of these prize bottles, but you may have to buy more than one for a shot. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Hotel Galvez

According to Haunted Galveston team members, The Galvez Hotel in Texas is one of the most haunted places in the state. Built in 1911, 11-years after the devastating hurricane that killed some 6,000 Galveston Island residents and leveled most of the buildings on the island, room #505 apparently has the most paranormal activity. In addition to apparitions, there have been orbs and other such things spotted by guests. Continue reading to see more creepy haunted hotels you can stay at.

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1000 Colors Puzzle

Just when you though jigsaw puzzles couldn't get anymore insane, this 1,000-piece creation pops up. What sets it apart from the others is that "Colours" contains 1,000 different colors arranged in the form of a CMYK gamut. Despite how it looks, Clemens Habicht, the creator, insists it's easier to complete than traditional image-based puzzles, as when faced with a field of color, placement of every piece reportedly becomes almost intuitive. Continue reading for a video and more information (product page included).

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Russia Social Media

While people on social media are still obsessed with the duck face and other weird facial expressions, users on Russian social media networks have other things in mind, such as posing in a hoodie with one ear exposed and having five friends take pictures of you with their non-smartphones. While we can't say if this particular image garnered tons of "Likes" or "Shares", it most certainly is a conversation piece. Continue reading for more.

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Statue of Liberty UFO

Another day, another purported UFO sighting. This time, an unidentified craft (possibly a balloon of some sort) was spotted hovering above the Statue of Liberty in New York. Scott Kensington posted on a video on YouTube showing a black orb making its way slowly across the screen from right to left before then appearing to remain stationary in the air. The Examiner says, "So far, this UFO sighting seems to be the first incident catching a pulsating black orb UFO on video." Continue reading to watch the footage and decide for yourself.

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China's Dead Sea Pool

Just when you thought your local beach couldn't get any more crowded on a hot summer days, China's Daying County is packed unlike anything you've ever seen before. This Chinese resort took inspiration from the actual Dead Sea and built an underground salt-water lake that covers an area of 30,000 square meters and is able to accommodate up to 10,000 swimmers at one time. Yes, the high salinity of the water which makes swimmers float freely, so there's no real risk of going under and drowning. Continue reading for more.

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Chinese Car Knockoffs

Now that you've seen what's inside fake iPhones, here are a few Chinese car knockoffs that you (might have) never knew existed. They include the NATS GT-R, Geely GE, and Land Wind X7. While it might fool some on the highway, none of these are carbon copies that's for sure, especially the NATS GT-K. Not too long ago BMW tried suing Shuanghuan for copying the X5, but as you might've already guessed, the German auto manufacturer lost the case in court. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing why a mom should not leave dad home alone with an adorable baby destined for internet stardom.

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