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No, you're not looking at someone in the process of transforming into The Hulk, but rather an interesting science experiment. In this video, a scientist from the University of Toronto, Canada - known as NurdRage on YouTube - places his hand in a jar of hot ice (molten sodium acetate) so it crystallizes around his fingers. Seconds later, the man's fingers are coated in a thick layer of ice. But instead of being cold, the scientist explains that his hand is actually quite warm, 'like a hot bath'. Continue reading for a video on how to make hot ice at home.

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You might think this is a gag gift, like many other things you see online, but the Facial Pao Fitness is real and available now in Japan. It's basically a device with a round plastic mouthpiece and plastic paddle wings on either side. To start the workout, just hold the device firmly in your mouth and bob your head up and down to swing the paddles. According to its manufacturer, SHLAB, performing this exercise for 30 seconds, twice a day, can significantly tone up facial muscles, making a person look much younger. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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With many Instagram users going to great lengths to get the perfect shot, it's no surprise that this person accidentally dropped their phone into cake mix before putting it in the oven. Fortunately, it looks as if it may still be functional, despite the temperature warning. Other things that would ruin your day include: "lightly salted peanuts, a Tesla test drive gone wrong, and more. Continue reading to see them all.

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These crazy optical illusions were created by Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka, from Ritsumseikan University, in Kyoto Japan, who has spent more than a decade creating his collection either from scratch, or by developing existing designs. They are so potent that each image comes with a health warning: "If you start to feel dizzy or sick cover one eye and look away - don't close your eyes completely." Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of Katy Perry's Dark Horse helping a toddler in an unexpected way.

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Bullseye is a miniature bull terrier and the official mascot of Target Corporation. The dog is featured in Target's commercial campaigns and in store sale signage and is used in various marketing campaigns. Bullseye lives on a ranch just north of Los Angeles, belonging to her owner and trainer, David McMillan, operator of Worldwide Movie Animals. The ranch is home to the Target dog Nikki, although Target will not reveal whether this is the nickname of the current Bullseye or her predecessor. The dog was recently spotted on a plane and in economy class to boot. Continue reading for more bizarre things people have spotted on planes.

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Ever wonder what food, particularly a McDonalds cheeseburger, looks like when dipped in pure hydrochloric acid? The University of Nottingham's Periodic Table of Videos has just the clip for you. According to one of the researchers, "As you're watching me, churning away in your stomach is acid which is one of the first stages in which food is broken down into usable components to give you energy or to make you fat." Continue reading for another McDonalds test that you've probably seen at least once before on Netflix or even the big screen.

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At first glance, it appears as if a group of people are trapped at the bottom of this pool, but it's just a clever illusion by Leandro Erlich at the 21st Century Museum of Art of Kanzawa, Japan. The installation is called "Swimming Pool" and basically utilizes a thin piece of glass with water running over top of it to create the illusion of being underwater. Continue reading for more images, another video and additional information.

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A mysterious lake that appeared suddenly in the Tunisian desert has baffled researchers in the drought-ridden country. So far, there's been no official explanation for the sudden appearance of "Gafsa Beach", which was discovered by shepherds a few weeks ago. The water started off as a crystalline blue and has since turned a murky green with algae, but Tunisians have not been able to resist cooling off in the 40 degrees celsius heat. "Some say that it is a miracle, while others are calling it a curse," journalist Lakhdar Souid told France 24. Click here to view the first image in this week's WINS gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a custom scooter that's more than meets the ear.

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It's that time again, time for yet another round of Disney Easter eggs. This time, we have appearances from Kermit the Frog in The Little Mermaid, a Mickey Doll on a shelf in Frozen, a very easy to miss reference to Paperman in Wreck-It Ralph, as well as Belle, Pumba, and Aladdin's Magic Carpet showing up in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Click here to view the first iamge in this week's demotivational poster gallery. Continue reading for a viral video showing one of the craziest ways to use a faucet in a musical sense.

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The internet knows Suzuki as "doge" - a slang term for 'dog' that is primarily associated with pictures of Shiba Inus and internal monologue captions on Tumblr - and now its been spotted running a small cigarette shop in Tokyo, Japan. The Shiba Inu lives in the shop with his owner and attracts both tourists from all over the country who come to buy something, or just to say hello. Continue reading for more images.

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