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McDonald's Chicken McNugget Happy Meal 6 Years Later

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Are you going to finish that?

This is a shot of a McDonald's Chicken McNugget Happy Meal six years after purchase. It was posted by Facebooker Jennifer LovDahl to raise awareness about how unhealthy fast food is (what -- it is?! I've never heard that before!), although that's not what I learned at all. What I learned is that McDonald's makes food that LASTS. Car and electronics manufacturers could really learn a thing or two from them.

Thanks to Leslie P, Nathanrango and Marc, who want to see a six year old Mexican Pizza from Taco Bell.

LEGO Machine That Makes And Launches Paper Airplanes

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This is the paper airplane building and launching machine built by LEGO expert Arthur Sacek for an Arrow Electronics commercial (previously: this less pretty version built by somebody else). I have never been very good at building paper airplanes. I always come up with new designs but they never fly that well. I think my distance record is only like twenty feet, and technically that was just a paper ball.

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Man Marks His And Wife's Sides Of Bed With Laser Line

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Tired of fighting for his side of the bed, Redditor jonathan881 went and bought a $40 laser and mounted it in the bedroom to divide the bed perfectly in two halves. No word if the laser is powerful enough to burn an arm or leg off for crossing the line, but in my mind it is.

"In our house there is no debate, ONLY DATA," writes Jonathan. "I asked whom she thought was the more frequent offender, she guessed 50/50 i'm no noob...this is totally playful, no spite at all. I'm a lucky guy."

You know how I make sure I get my fair share of bed space? "Not having a girlfriend." YEP. Works like a charm. Although I do have a little eleven pound dog that likes to sleep right in the middle of the bed. Plus she hogs all the pillows. I've argued with her that bed space and pillows should be divided according to body weight, but then she came back and told me it should be divided by furriness or number of legs, so I dropped it. I slept on the couch last night.

Thanks to Jeffrey S, who agrees sheet and blanket stealing is the real issue here.

Star Wars Birthday Cake With Illuminated Lightsabers

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This is the Star Wars birthday cake (Happy Birthday Alexander!) with illuminated lightsabers made by Flickr user Lorenzo Wood. It uses two Neopixels LED strips to make the lightsabers glow. They are not edible. I'm kidding, everything is edible. Those lightsabers will burn your tongue off though. What is the weirdest thing you've ever eaten before? Mine's a ceramic floor tile. I dropped a cupcake in the kitchen then got down on all fours to eat it like a dog and just kept biting.

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Not Cool: Psylocke Ruins Someone's Car in 'X-Men: Apocalypse' Super Bowl Spot

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Via our sibling site I Watch Stuff:

More looks at the new heroes! More glimpses of the new cleavage keyholes! More evidence that this film largely takes place in front of a greyscale matte painting of a ruined city! Have a look:

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Droneboarding: Snowboarders Pulled By Quadrocopter

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These are two videos of the recently invented sport of droneboarding, which involves being pulled by a giant quadrocopter while on a snowboard. Personally, I have no interest in this sport until the drones are powerful enough to lift me off the ground. I want to FLY. Just like Rose in Titanic. In the meantime, you know what's even more fun than droneboarding? Going down a steep hill.

Keep goign for two videos, the first of an adult droneboarding with a giant quadrocopter, the second of a child with a smaller one.

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I'd Eat With It: Beautiful Elven Looking Silverware Set

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This is the Setae Flatware set 3-D printed in metal by the designers at Francis Bitonti Studio. After printing, the set was cast in sterling silver for a beautiful, sparkling finish. I bought a 20-piece flatware set from IKEA for $8. It looks absolutely nothing like this one and starts to rust if you leave it in the sink overnight. I kind of want this one. "Me too -- especially the dinglehoppers." The Little Mermaid, ladies and gentlemen! What are you doing here anyways? Also, not to spread any rumors or anything, but a crab friend of mine said he saw Prince Eric with his arm around a dolphin the other day.

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Sure, Why Not?: Earrings Made From Fired Bullet Casings

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These are the 40-caliber bullet casing and Swarovski Crystal earrings available from Enreverie. They cost about $28 a pair and come in a handful of different casing styles and every crystal color imaginable, and are all made from real fired bullet casings. I had a friend who tried to pierce his ear with a bullet once. Key word: HAD. "It killed him?" What? No. He just kept beating me every time we'd play pool or darts so he's a mortal enemy now. Cool missing lobe, Luke!

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