Weird

Scream Bloody Gore:
The Art of Extreme Haunted Houses

The art forms of metal and horror have been a marriage made in hell ever since Black Sabbath named themselves after the Bela Lugosi film. Both art forms trigger psychological reactions similar an addict’s relationship with their drug of choice.

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Jesus Fucking Christ… Offensive Halloween Costumes!

 Every Halloween, someone has a bright idea that they just have to make the whole world uncomfortable with their costume. Don’t get me wrong, for the most part I prefer inappropriate costumes way more than the sexy cat/devil/nurse/lingerie football ones,

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Hot Lunch… Cooking With Condoms

Condom Meals I Want To Make For You by Kyosuke Kagami is hitting the streets of the internet soon, and this Japanese cookbook aims to re-envision how condoms are, uh, consumed. The aim is to make condoms more fun to use, not

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Familiar and Alien Deaths: Philippe Ariés’ Western Attitudes Towards Death

While many historians explore the history of nations and kings, in 1974, the French historian Philippe Ariés explored what may be the sole constant in human existence: death. In a series of lectures entitled “Western Attitudes Towards Death” 1, Ariés

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Ohaguro and Yaeba
Japanese Cosmetic Dentistry

It cracks me up when I see an actor or celebrity who has gotten themselves fixed up with a giant set of horse teeth in order to have “perfect” teeth.” Do they really not notice how their mouth gapes open?

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‘How to Make Magic’
A Children’s Guide to Practicing Magic

by Martin Schneider via Dangerous Minds Blogging under the name cavalorn on LiveJournal, Adrian Bott has unearthed an absolute beaut from his childhood—a 1974 guide to the occult, written expressly for children, masquerading as a more innocuous manual on performing

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Rites of Desecration: Suicide, Sacrilege and Profane Burial at the Crossroads

Although suicide has always been considered to be the most personal of acts, it has a complex social and cultural history in the Western world – one that has been shaped by three-thousand years of shifting moralities, public opinions, popular

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Horned Humans?
WANG The Human Unicorn

via Human Marvels Horned humans have a rich background in myth. Also, from the horns of Alexander to the horns of Moses many important figures have been purported to possess horns. While in these cases the horns were a matter

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13 Particularly Weird DEATHS ?

via Lazer Horse There’s nothing funny about death really. But there is a lot of certainty to it. There’s not a person who’s ever lived that hasn’t had to face it and roll under it. I compiled this list of

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The Inexplicable World of
Asian ‘HITLER CHIC’

via Dangerous Minds The concept of “Asian Nazis” is, of course, an extremely WTF??? proposition from the very start. It’s not really easy to figure out why such a subculture exists, exactly, but certain factors—low intelligence on the part of

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