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This Duo’s Art Installation Was So Creepy That Someone Called The Authorities

More often than not, artists create with the intention of eliciting a response. And that’s precisely what Swedish creators Erik Vestman and Nils Petter set out to do every time they place installations around their home city. One of their most recent endeavors has certainly attracted attention from passersby and law enforcement officials alike, and like most attention of this variety, it wasn’t always positive. But that was the goal. The controversial project in question was designed with interruption in mind. When the two artists set out to present Sinking…

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15 Uses For Plastic Wrap You Never Even Considered — These Are Genius!

Plastic wrap has become a household necessity for packaging up leftovers or transporting dishes to a cookout… But the clingy film — invented in 1949 — has many more uses you’ve probably never even considered. From helping you travel without any toiletry messes to making a painting job easier to clean up, you may want to start stocking up on plastic wrap. You’re about to start using way more than just a box every few months! 1. De-cork a bottle of wine by swirling it around with some Saran Wrap….

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7 Times The Examination Of Bodies Led To The Discovery Of Ancient Crimes

Archaeology may not be the swashbuckling, adventurous endeavor that the Indiana Jones franchise would have us believe, but it can have its spooky moments. Sure, archaeologists don’t usually get into bar fights with Nazis over ancient relics, but they do have to deal with a lot of skeletons. Piecing together the lives and deaths of those who lived thousands of years ago is an important part of the job, and every once in a while, they come across an ancient death with disturbingly dark story. Here are a few of…

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These Illegally Obtained Photos Prove That Normalcy Can Be Just As Chilling As Chaos

When we think about North Korea, “mundanity” isn’t a concept that typically comes to mind. We ideate scenes of oppression and social injustice. Our minds fill with imagined horrors built with the brick and mortar of news footage and legacy media. And that makes sense, since atrocity is the thread that weaves together every scrap of the North Korean experience. It’s the cultural tie that binds. But when photographer Michal Huniewicz illegally documented his time in the country, the resulting collection revealed an image of North Korean life that twists…

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This Looks Like A Normal Wedding Video, Until You Find Out The Horrifying Truth

Across the world, something horrible is happening. It’s an issue on which few news sources report. And we rarely seek these stories out, especially in the midst of our Presidential election. The fact of the matter is that we haven’t really been focusing on more pressing matters across the world. Fortunately for us, UNICEF has. They released this video that depicts the disturbing, but very real circumstances that affect young women across the globe. Child marriages are commonplace in many countries, and they almost never end well. More often than…

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Pictures Of This Famous Pennsylvania Prison Are Haunting In A Beautiful Way

Eastern State Penitentiary is a massive structure that looms over the Fairmount section of Philadelphia. The nearly 200-year-old prison once held the likes of Al Capone and infamous bank robber Willie Sutton. Now considered a National Historic Landmark, the corroding building is open to the public for tours. Redditor batoutofbasement and her friend went on one of these tours and took some amazingly haunting photos. Eastern State Penitentiary was designed by John Haviland and was built on top of 11 acres of farmland outside of Philadelphia. It opened its doors…

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These 6 Lifestyle Choices Aren’t As Bad For You As You Once Thought

If you search the internet looking for the truth about healthy dos and don’ts, you’ll find some rather conflicting reports. The news is always flooded with the latest university study announcing the next healthy habit to pursue or avoid. As science develops, we have come to discover that many of the habits we once thought were horrible for our health, can actually be quite beneficial. From me to you, here’s a sampling of six lifestyle habits that aren’t so bad for you after all. 1. Exercising while tired iStock After…

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12 Of The Most Ridiculous Political Promises Ever Made

If you’ve been keeping up with the election, your faith in humanity is probably long gone by now. And mine is, too. It flew right out the window and told me it’s never coming back, so see you never, hopes and dreams. While this batch of politicians is blessed with a unique brand of crazy, political weirdos have been spewing absolute nonsense since humans started governing themselves. In honor of campaign season, let’s take a look at some of the most bizarre promises that professional crazy people have ever made….

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12 Historic Events That Didn’t Play Out Like Our Teachers Led Us To Believe

Popular culture has a habit of rewriting history. Throughout my early years of schooling, I just assumed that everything I read in textbooks was true. As I grew older and began to question what I’d been spoon fed for so many years, I grew to be inquisitive. It was at that point when I realized that I couldn’t just take everything at face value. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); Historians are people, too. They make mistakes. And it’s no secret that any story passed between human beings runs the risk of…

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Ever Wanted To Take A Spin On The Titanic? Well, That Dream May Soon Come True.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock your entire life, you’ve probably heard of the Titanic or shed a few tears while watching the eerily accurate 1997 James Cameron film of the same name. Whether you’re familiar with the fictional version or the much less glamorous reality, the basic premise of Titanic’s tragedy is the same. The year was 1912 and construction on the famous ocean liner had finally been completed. The crew was given the okay to set off on its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City….

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