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They Thought They Were Lucky When They Cheated Death

People who cheat death think that they deserve to keep right on living. To die soon after would be just…

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How To Survive If You Wake Up And You’re Buried Alive

So, you’ve been buried alive. We’re not going to lie to you — things are looking real bleak right now….

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Artist Makes The Cutest Ever Owl Toys!

Cutest ever! Inspired by the charm of wildlife, especially the owls that live nearby, the 42-year-old Russian artist Marina Yamkovskaya has…

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Stunning Underwater Photography by Christy Lee Rogers

Underwater photography. Hawaiian photographer Christy Lee Rogers creates beautiful scenes of swirling figures swathed in colorful fabrics. She creates luminous large-scale images…

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Miniature Scenes With A Darkly Satirical Twist by Frank Kunert

Miniature Scenes. “On the surface, these photographs confront us with all of the hollow words, catchphrases and banalities we encounter…

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Imaginative Insects Formed From Resin and Brass by Hiroshi Shinno

Imaginative insects. Japanese artist Hiroshi Shinno builds hyperrealistic sculptures of insects that don’t exist, perfect forms of imaginative species that look as…

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Willow The Adventure Cat Whom Travels In A Camper Van

Willow the adventure cat. It’s been over 3 years since I left our hometown of Hobart, Tasmania, to travel around…

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Owner Finds Her Missing Cat After A Year, Now Twice The Size

Missing Cat. Clive, a Norwegian Forest cat, disappeared from his home in December 2014 and left his owners Tanya and…

Adorbs Baby Opossums Hanging From Branch
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Those Times When Adorable Opossums Were The Unsung Heroes Of Cute

Adorable opossums. Instead of caving to the portrayal of possums as terrifying rat-like trash burglars, this collection of adorable possum pictures will…

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Beautiful Oil Pastel Drawings of Flowers Drenched In Golden Honey

Flowers drenched in golden honey.  Brian Owens, based in Connecticut, creates large-scale oil pastel drawings of flowers. However, these aren’t your ordinary still-lifes….

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The Origins of Voodoo, the Misunderstood Religion

Voodoo. In A.D. 64, a great fire broke out in Rome for six days, and devastated much of the city….

wolf-like creature
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Actual People Accused Of Being Monsters – Peter Stumpp

Peter Stumpp (alternately spelled Stumpf, Stubbe or Stuppe) was a mid-16th century German farmer who was executed on Halloween in…

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The Untold Truth About Hynosis

Everyone knows of hypnosis because of four infamous words: “You’re getting very sleepy.” But aside from old Hollywood films and…

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The Grey Wolf Triumphantly Returns To Southern France

The grey wolf. The battle between wolves and farmers has been going on since the beginning of time, and has…

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Designer Skyscraper Rises Up Like A Mountain In The City

Beijing-based MAD Architects earned themselves a place on the shortlist of the Southbank by Beulah competition with a green skyscraper that towers over the…

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Nursing Cat Looks After Other Animals At Animal Shelter

Nursing cat. Radamenes is an angelic little black cat in Bydgoszcz, Poland and has been through hell and high water. He…

Abhartach
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Actual People Accused Of Being Monsters – Abhartach

Abhartach. Information on just how real this person was is sketchy, but that’s not entirely surprising. Record-keeping from the 5th and…

Anneliese Michel
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Actual People Accused Of Being Monsters – Anneliese Michel

Anneliese Michel. Born in Bavaria in 1952, Anneliese Michel is perhaps the last embodiment of Satan you’d expect. Michel was…

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Crow Rides On The Back Of An Eagle In Once-In-A-Lifetime Photos

Crow rides on the back of an eagle. Phoo Chan, a talented California-based bird photographer whose photos have been featured by…

Blue Angel (Glaucus Atlanticus)
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Cute Sea Slugs That Prove Aliens Already Live On Planet Earth

Cute sea slugs. Most of these “slugs” are actually snails that have lost their shells and gained new characteristics through…

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Artist Used LSD And Drew Herself For 9 Hours To Show How It Affects The Brain

Artist used LSD. Countless artists have experimented with the effect drugs have on their work. User whatafinethrowaway, inspired by the…

Kate Snow
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100+ Artists Pay Tribute to Creative Genius Hayao Miyazaki

Japanese filmmaker and animator Hayao Miyazaki has long delighted and inspired people around the world with his original imaginative universe….

Panda-Ant
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This Cute Panda-Ant Is Actually A “Cow Killer” Wasp

Cute panda ant. The panda-ant may look cute, but its sting is painful! Technically not an ant but a wasp,…

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This Store Sells T-Shirts With Hilarious Incorrect Quotes!

Hilarious incorrect quotes. It’s safe to say that almost everyone has a t-shirt or two with their favorite band, tv…

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Punishments In The Russian Army

These hilarious pictures show what happens to you in the Russian army when you make a mistake. Forgot your rifle?…

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Facts About The Titanic That’s Not True

False facts about the Titanic. The sinking of the Titanic was a disaster on a monumental scale, ending with the…

Vietnamese People Have the Same Last Name
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Why 40% of Vietnamese People Have the Same Last Name

Vietnamese people with the same last name. The existence of last names in Vietnam dates to 111 BC, the beginning…

spiders can hear you
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Spiders Can Hear You ‘Walking And Talking’

Spiders can hear you ‘walking and talking’. If you’re already scared of spiders, you’re not going to like this next part….

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How Many Megapixels Is the Human Eye? The Answer Is Complicated

The human eye. According to scientist and photographer Dr. Roger Clark, the resolution of the human eye is 576 megapixels….

Pain Relievers In Ancient Times
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Top Ten Pain Relievers In Ancient Times

Pain relievers in ancient times. Many believe that patients before the early 20th century had to endure dental repairs, tooth…