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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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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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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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This Anti-Gravity Phone Case Could Change The Way We Do Just About Everything

Greetings, everyone who wants to punch people who use selfie sticks square in the face. Good news. Mega Tiny Corporation created a phone case that could stop the unholy heathens who love selfie sticks in their tracks. If you have an iPhone, love using said iPhone for way more than texting, and think that making people walk through a sea of sticks at tourist attractions should be a considered a felony, then this invention is for you. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); Meet the anti-gravity phone case. Mega Tiny Corporation googletag.cmd.push(function()…

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10 ‘Facts’ The Vice Presidential Candidates Got Wrong During Last Night’s Debate

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); The first Vice Presidential Debate of the 2016 election cycle was held on Tuesday, October 4 at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia. And as is the case for most debates, facts did not always reign supreme when Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) and Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) started talking. Although human error is inevitable, it’s always useful to parse out where our leaders fall short during debates since they’re vying to, you know, help run the country and all that. Here are 10 points at which our…

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Incredible Little Girl Survives Italian Earthquake After Being Trapped For 17 Hours

According to Italy’s Civil Protection Department, at least 247 people have lost their lives since a magnitude-6.2 earthquake rocked central Italy on August 25. Although tremors were felt as far away as Rome, the small town of Amatrice, which is about 87 miles from the capital city, was among the hardest hit. The devastation has proven to be so brutal, in fact, that Mayor Sergio Pirozzi said the town simply “isn’t here anymore.” googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); When the sun came up that day, officials realized that the situation was…

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Photographer Reveals The Stunning Details Of Famous Cities With Downcast Eyes

We’ve seen artists who focus their eyes upward when traveling through some of the most beautiful cities in the world, and now we have one who takes equally stunning shots by doing the exact opposite. German photographer Sebastian Erras invites viewers to look at iconic cities from a unique perspective in a gorgeous collaboration with Pixartprinting. By casting his camera downward, he takes us on brightly colored strolls through cities like Paris, Venice, and Barcelona (and shows us his impressive shoe collection in the process). Hotel Praktik, Barcelona Circulo del…

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You Might Think These Wildlife Photos Are Staged, But That’s How Close He Really Got

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); If you’ve ever been to a national park, you know that approaching wildlife is typically frowned upon. And for good reason. That’s their turf, and things can go from bad to worse in two seconds flat if they feel like you’re encroaching on their territory. But what would you be able to witness if they couldn’t see you? That’s exactly what photographer George Turner aimed to find out when he set up shop in a small structure that’s known as Suicide Hide because of its proximity…

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Travelers Are Hard To Shop For, But Here Are 20 Gifts Any Globetrotter Would Love

Face it. It’s kind of hard to impress people with material goods when they’ve seen half the planet. Avid travelers who board flights to far-flung destinations across the globe each year are notoriously tricky to shop for when birthdays and holidays roll around. After all, it’s kind of hard to wow someone who has seen everything from the Eiffel Tower to the Sahara Desert with some knick-knack wrapped in pretty paper. We can’t just go to their birthday parties empty handed, but what are we supposed to do? Use their…

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