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Just look at this felonious banana charge.

Just look at it: "A man is facing a felony menacing charge after two western Colorado sheriff's deputies say he pointed a banana at them and they thought it was a gun. (Thanks, Libbi!)

Just look at this cast aluminium banana

Just look at it.

(Thanks, Jay!)

Just look at these banana-dolphins.

Just look at them.

(Thanks, Xeni!)

Just look at this weirdly sexual off-model Garfield banana.

Just look at it.

(Thanks, Caipirina!)

Just look at these boneless bananas.

Just look at them.

Just look at this sweetened sludge banana-injection system.

Just look at it. (Thanks, Marissa!)

Just look at this well-balanced banana

Just look at it.

Just look at this crinkle-cut banana-slicer

Just look at it.

Crinkle-cut banana slicer ,Tokyu Hands, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

Just look at this sinister banana sculpture.

Just look at it.

I... just... don't... know... o.0 (Thanks, Josef!)

Just look at this bicycle banana-hammock.

Just look at it.

Banana Holder (via Julian Bond/Boing Boing G+)

Just look at this stand-up made of rotten banana peels.

Just look at it.

Dark Forces by Matthew j Mahoney

(via Neatorama)

Look at this awful banana cake.

Just look at it.

Happy International Fetish Day, everyone! (Thanks, Sla29970!)

Just look at this MRI of a banana flower.

Just look at it.

banana MRI for scale (via Inside Insides)

Just look at End Cape's tattooed bananas.

Just look at them.

You've Never Seen Tattoos Like Banana Tattoos (Thanks, Dean!)

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Just look at this banana-toilet tutorial.

Just look at it.

Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons: Potty Training Fruit Snack & Other Potty Treats! (Thanks, Teapot!)

Why UK government IT sucks so hard

Here's a very short and snappy explanation for why so much of the UK's government IT infrastructure is so fantastically, awfully bad: it's an RFP from a Northern Irish government business development fund for a "Content Management System to manage all Invest NI websites and intranets." Here's how they express their priorities:

IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of

1. Price. Weighting 95

2. Quality. Weighting 5

This is for a 523 000 GBP contract, by the way.

Invest NI wishes to appoint a suitably qualified service provider to install, configure, maintain and support a Content Management System to manage all Invest NI websites and intranets... (Thanks, Angie!)

Just look at this whirling maglev banana.

Just look at it.

Mag Lev Banana (Thanks, Philip!)

Just look at this soldier feeding bananas to an adorable little goat

Just look at it.

Just look at this liquid nitrogen-dipped banana being shot with a steel bearing.

Just look at it.

I Broke my Banana (Thanks, Philip!)

Just look at this human-sized banana.

Just look at it.

Ella's Deli and Ice Cream Parlor (Thanks, Viktor!)

Just look at this banana sculpture.

Just look at it.

fruit - Matt James Stone (Thanks, Marie!)

Just look at this vomitous vintage banana recipe.

Just look at it.

Ham and Bananas Hollandaise (Thanks, Teemu!)

Just look at this awesome banana Dalek cookie.

Just look at it.

Banana dalek, Sylvia Toth's box of custom bitmap shortbread cookies, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Just look at the gross banana recipes in this 1940s Chiquita Banana promotional cookbook

Just look at them.

Chiquita Banana Cookbook From '40s Is Bizarre (PHOTOS) (Thanks, Rebecca!)

Just look at these tattooed bananas

Just look at them.

Jun Gil Park (via Jim!)

Just look at this gilded banana.

Just look at it.

Katachi Golden Objects (Thanks, Jonni!)

Just look at this banana vending machine in Shibuya, Tokyo.

Just look at it.

Shibuya Banana Vending Machine (Thanks, Brent!)

Just look at this shattered banana that gives mute testimony of the bitter cold of Norway.

Just look at it.

This is how cold it is in Norway right now. ( (Thanks, arbitrary aardvark!)

Just look at this sniper eating a banana on a rooftop during the inauguration.

Just look at him.

Noticed some snipers hanging out on the roof during the inaugural parade. Zoomed in to find him enjoying a banana. (Thanks, Richard!)

Just look at this banana-shaped, banana-flavored ice-cream in an edible gelatin banana-skin.

Just look at it.

The Peeled Banana Ice Cream