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Castration has been considered one of the most severe punishments a man can receive throughout the history of human beings, but for some people that is not exactly the case. Throughout history there have been examples of voluntary castration for sometimes ascetic purposes, others a sign of devotion to their

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BizarreCvltureSocial Justice

Having recently watched trailer for a new HBO Netflix, I couldn’t help but notice how hard its creators try to turn Bundy into a slick Casanova type (a villain still, but a sexy one). It was particularly puzzling to me, given that everything I read on Bundy up to that

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CvltureHistory

Pickens county, Alabama. Deep in the heart of the south, a newly constructed court house stands tall and proud as a beacon for the townsfolk as a symbol of the foundations of American justice. Once a symbol of pride for the town now is a beacon for a different reason,

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ArtCvltureHistoryPhotography

This feature was pinched from Dazed Digital “Funnily enough ‘mallgoth’ was meant to be a bit of an insult,” explains Trinity Levy, the Arizona-based high school senior who started the Instagram account @1990smallgoth. “Being called a mallgoth was the equivalent of being called a poser. The purpose of it was to

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CvltureHistory

Taking Thomas Browne’s Skull: A Brief Tale of Morbid Irony A weathered bronze statue overlooks Norwich’s Hay Hill. It depicts English writer and occultist Thomas Browne, his head resting against one hand as he contemplates a broken urn in the other. Overseeing this sullen pose are the tall, arched stained

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BizarreCvltureDIYHistory

For a good many people, the idea of drawing energy and psychic sustenance from sexual acts has been considered somewhat taboo. When used in conjunction with rites of pain for purposes that would be considered far less than altruistic within the mystic/esoteric communities – even more so. But as happens

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