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14 Everyday Items You Never Knew Could Be Steampunk

Everything is more badass when it's steampunk. Shhhhhh, no arguing. That's just science.

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1. Backpacks

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Backpacks: STEAMPUNKED

Adam Berry / Getty Images

Also doubles as jetpack, portable craft brewery, and time machine.

2. High Heels

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High Heels: STEAMPUNKED

David Cooper / TORONTO STAR

That stiletto is made from a five-inch copper bolt. Fierce doesn't begin to cover it.

3. Pachyderms

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Pachyderms: STEAMPUNKED

Guilhelm Vellut (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: o_0

Do you even elephant, bro?

4. Computrons

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Computrons: STEAMPUNKED

Floor (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: f7oor

Where we're going, we don't need Wi-Fi.

5. Cuff Links

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Cuff Links: STEAMPUNKED

Andrew Magill (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: amagill

"Oh, your cuff links only hold your shirt sleeves together? That's cute."

6. VR Headsets

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VR Headsets: STEAMPUNKED

Bernard Goldbach (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: topgold

"More like Oculus Grift, amirite?"

7. Lighters

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Lighters: STEAMPUNKED

Adam Berry / Getty Images

"Here, let me light that for you. With my damn finger like a BOSS."

8. Pocket Watches

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Pocket Watches: STEAMPUNKED

Hmomoy (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: 53807034@N05

What time is it? 1855, that's what time it is.

9. Corrective Lenses

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Corrective Lenses: STEAMPUNKED

Cozmo Galloway (CC BY-ND http://2.0) / Via Flickr: captaincog

"You see with yours. I get seen in mine."

10. Guitars

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Guitars: STEAMPUNKED

Jim Osment (CC BY-ND http://2.0) / Via Flickr: jim-osment

If you try to play "Freebird" on this axe, it bursts into flames in your hands.

11. Sewing Machines

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Sewing Machines: STEAMPUNKED

Becky Stern (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: bekathwia

Pretty much anything with "machine" in the name, steampunk is gonna do it better.

12. Coffee Machines

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Coffee Machines: STEAMPUNKED

Travis Wise (CC BY http://2.0) / Via Flickr: photographingtravis

Don't ask for "half caff" anything. Just don't.

13. Cameras

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Cameras: STEAMPUNKED

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If a picture's worth a thousand words, a steampunk picture has gotta be worth at least two thousand.

14. Nutcrackers

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Nutcrackers: STEAMPUNKED

James Nash (CC BY-SA http://2.0) / Via Flickr: james_nash

Yes, that thing is actually a nutcracker. No, we have no idea why it needs to be that massive.

Pretty much anything can be steampunk'd. To see what 10 steampunk experts come up with next, tune in to Steampunk'd All New Wednesdays at 9/8C Only on GSN.