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Tony Hawk is an inspiration to so many. We can finally see all the inspiring drive and skill that goes into pulling off that one magical trick! 

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Informative Tumblr Thread Deconstructs Actual Meanings of Figures of Speech

Some of your favorite sayings may have actually been invented to say exactly the opposite of what they now mean. Hey, you learn something new every day, right? Here's another enlightening thread on something that might be near and dear to you.

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Turkish Man Pulls a Poppins, Flies Away On Umbrella In High Winds

A security camera captured what happened when four men were caught in some high winds, including their attempt to secure a wild umbrella. One guy jumps on and straight up Mary Poppinses right out of frame. They were fine, but damn.

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If this doesn't melt your icy heart and make it smile, I don't know what will. Watching this old dude play the piano for an 80-year-old elephant is some kind of magic. An awesome video that absolutely wins the internet for the day. 

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19 Interesting Facts to Make You Feel Smarter for a Second

We googled almost all of them and they seem legit. So memorize a few of these if you wanna impress a first date. That said, we totally don't have your back for the second when they figure out your idiotic ruse. Anyway, here are some facts, and if you wanna feel even smarter, then here's some more.

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25 Crazy Images of Warped Perspective to Baffle Your Brain

Warm up your eye muscles and mix up some pre-workout. It's not photoshop, it all might see impossible, but it's all perspective. You may find yourself double-taking all over the place while looking at these real-life optical illusions. And if your in the mood to strain your eyeballs some more, then check out these pics over here.

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25 Pics of Outlandish Perspective That'll Make Your Brain Go Bananas

Day to day, peoples' eyes and brains do a wonderful job of deciphering depth, color, shadow, movement and more to give us a decent impression of reality. But sometimes an image can have some quality that makes your brain go WAAAAAAHHHH? Here are some of those.

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Father Win: Dad Builds His Kids a Sand Box with Built-In Fossils

It's always cool when people throw in some creativity to make something new. Our dads didn't do stuff like this for us, and frankly that could explain our outlook. Anyway, as for people who go the extra mile and make create stuff for their loved ones, here's a guy who pulled off an incredible birthday surprise.

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21 Stumped People Who Got Fulfilling Answers To Their Mysterious Finds

Sometimes you see something and with your whole heart and soul you wonder "what the hell is that?" Thanks to the pool of geniuses over at r/whatisthisthing, mysteries like this are posed and solved every day. May the internet make it so that we'll never have to not know anything ever again. Okay, except maybe when you find mysterious items in your dad's toolbox. Maybe it'd be best to not know the truth behind those.

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25 Real-Life Optical Illusions to Strain Your Eyes Until They Explode

Okay, the eye-exploding was a hyperbole. But why would you want to look at these if you knew they would make your eyes literally explode? These pictures of skewed perspective will make your eyes do some acrobatics in order to understand what's actually going on. In case this isn't enough eye-confusing strangeness then here's some more.

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12 Sassy Twitter Users Call Out Comically Ridiculous Movie Character Stereotypes

Rory Turnbull, kickstarted the viral Twitter thread, after he shared how much more dramatic his job would be, if portrayed on the big screen. Twitter users shared their hot and spicy takes on other jobs they could imagine being a whole lot more ridiculous and prone to fits of melodrama, if shown on the big screen. The resulting tweets are definitely entertaining! 

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22 Freaky and Hilarious Panoramas Gone Wrong

Your phone probably has a "panorama" function that allows you to take extra wide shots of landscapes, as well as accidentally stretch and condense moving people, animals, and objects into freaky distortions of their former selves.

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22 Amazing Achievements People Can't Bring up in Normal Conversation

Maybe it's particularly specific, weird, illegal or simply unbelievable. These people have done amazing things that they have a hard time finding a way to brag about.

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19 Mind-Walloping Pics Of Strange Perspective

Get your brain warmed up for some real life optical illusions. We wouldn't want your lobes to get bent out of shape.

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