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6x6 Smart Fortwo

TNT Promotional Vehicles had to sacrifice two Smart ForTwo vehicles to make this six-wheeled, pickup-truck a reality. The seller claims that it can be used as the Official Pace Truck at a motorsports event, but aside from that, no other technical specifications were revealed, but as you'll see, the car does have a valid license plate, making it street legal at the very least. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Avengers Revengers

Photo credit: Obvious Plant

Jeff Wysaski of Obvious Plant specializes in creating signs, and now, action figures, so it wasn't surprising to see the latter with the release of Avengers: Infinity War this past weekend. "I was somewhat bored with these more traditional humor avenues, so I started looking for something new. Late last year, I hit on the idea of 'street humor'-for lack of a better term. I'd done a bit of this in the past, but the more I thought about it, the more ideas I had, so I felt the project warranted its own name and website," said Wysaski to Fast Company. Continue reading for more.

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Signing Machine

Have $367,500 burning a hole in your pocket? Well, you could either sign your own name on documents, or buy Jaquet Droz's "Signing Machine", which functions exactly as it sounds. Consisting of 585 parts, this pocket-sized mechanical machine uses a 4-digit numeric code to sign the owners signature to exact specification, complete with hand-engraved gold finishes. When fully wound, you can use it for two full signatures. Continue reading for a video of it in-action and more information.

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Fried Chicken Explosion

Photo credit: Post Production Reference Awards via Peta Pixel

Graphic artists at Ogilvy & Mather was commissioned by KFC Hong Kong to create an interesting ad campaign unlike any other the public has seen. So, they got to work and came up with the series that you see above, starting with a space shuttle launch, but with the fiery explosion and smoke being replaced with pieces of fried chicken. Continue reading for two more pictures and information.

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Coca-Cola Frozen

Photo credit: Twitter

Another day, another wacky item from Japan. This time, it's Coca-Cola Frozen, and this product is exactly as it sounds...a version of the drink that turns to slush when placed in the freezer. In addition to the lemon twist, the concoction comes in a squeezable pouch, and the formula reportedly took 8-years to develop from scratch. Continue reading for more pictures and a video showing how to make your own Coca-Cola Frozen in case you don't live in Japan.

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Wearable Ergonomic Keyboard

Unlike other keyboards, this ergonomic keyboard is touted as being wearable, as in it features two connecting hooks and a flexible connecting pad that enable one to wear it while standing up. The hooks can rotate up to 20° for different body sizes, and it comes in three different colors to boot: Black Moon, Deep Space and Camo. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Polished Aluminum Ball

Photo credit: Twitter via Bored Panda

Aluminum foil can be used for a variety of purposes, but Twitter user "puchuco709" decided to take an entire 52-foot long roll of the material and squashed it into a dense sphere. Next, it was hammered and polished until the sphere became silky smooth. What happened next? The creation became an instant social media hit, with many users creating their own versions. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Slice of Sauce Ketchup

These days, there are Kickstarter crowd funding campaigns for just about everything, including "Slice of Sauce". Invented by Emily Williams, co-founder of Bo's Fine Foods, these ketchup slices are described as an individual slice of flavor-packed condiment offering a portable, convenient, clean label experience. They are mess free, and a solution to those who don't want soggy bread when they add the condiment to their meal. continue reading for another video and more information.

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Deep-Sea Anglerfish Pair

An ultra rare deep-sea anglerfish was observed for the first time alive by a team from the Rebikoff Foundation near Sao Jorge Island, Portugal. The video depicts a parasitic dwarf male permanently attached to the belly of a female, estimated to be about 16 centimeters long while the male is three centimeters long. Operators of the manned submersible LULA1000, Kirsten and Joachim Jakobsen, observed the anglerfish at a depth of about 800 meters in an area off the south slope of the island. Continue reading for more fascinating creatures of the deep.

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Man Tattoos Face Gray

Cancer survivor Adam Curlykale from Poland has become an internet sensation, and not in the conventional manner. He decided to tattoo his entire face, including his eyes, a graphite grey color, and dye his facial hair white, to create a film negative version of himself. Why? Because at 22, he was diagnosed with cancer of the large intestine, and treatment caused several skin conditions and a partial disappearance of the pigment in the skin. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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