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It’s God Vs. Set in a 1997 showdown between Bob Larsen and Zeena and Nikolas Schreck! Actually, it’s more like numbskull vs. intelligence, as Bob Larsen throws out idiotic statements and jokes to a cheering crowd while the Schrecks articulately explain the beliefs of the Temple of Set and their

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Early photography had little or no bounds as to subject matter. From photos of executions to photos of medical experimentation, people loved taking pictures of anything and everything, including scenes that would not be photographed today. One place that was a popular setting for photographs was the university dissection lab

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 The Phnom Penh, Cambodia Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum is housed in former Khmer Rouge high security secret prison S-21, a concentration camp for political dissidents during Pol Pot’s genocidal rule. A former high school, the Khmer Rouge annexed S-21 for the imprisonment, torture and murder of men, women and children who “thwart[ed]

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Do you take yourself too seriously? Are you in major need of a sense of humour? A lobotomy may help lighten you up so you can enjoy life, instead of spending the rest of your days as an angry troll!  Cruising around the country in his “Lobotomobile,” Dr. Walter Freeman

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 Cosplay has become a part of a multi-billion-dollar industry of conventions, calendars and television, but 40 years ago it was a much smaller community of costume enthusiasts and comic book fans. The costumes were just was wild and well constructed as they are today, and with much less access to

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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 contends that the perception and reception of death reflects the

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