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Vdara Hotel 'Death Ray' Not Even In The Top 10 Worst Things That Can Happen To You In Las Vegas

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Vdara, one of the newest hotels on the Las Vegas megastrip of dreams, has an unusual, um, amenity... a "death ray!" The curved design of the MGM Mirage-owned hotel appears to be focusing a severe amount of sunlight at the pool area with strong rays causing serious burns and melting plastic cups and wrappers.

Dress accordingly. Because what spontaneously combusts in Vegas, stays in Vegas.