I’m Not Sure What’s Going On Here But It Seems Like A Tremendous Waste Of Water

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In 1957, the East German Trabant car was first introduced to the public. It was lightweight and made mostly of plastic. The leaders of East Germany envisioned it as communism’s answer to the VW Bug. Sadly, it was a colossal failure in terms of performance and safety. Still, it managed to survive the Cold War […]

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These Are The Results When You Photograph Female Beauty In 37 Countries

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Mihaela Noroc traveled all around the world to show that stunning female beauty is everywhere. Video available at: http://www.youtube.com/v/5o9Dp6D91fI. BuzzFeed Video / Via youtube.com 2. This Photographer Traveled To 37 Countries To Prove That Female Beauty Is Everywhere buzzfeed.com 3. The Atlas Of Beauty theatlasofbeauty.tumblr.com Read more: http://www.buzzfeed.com/beckycatherineharris/the-beauty-of-women-all-around-the-world

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Fox Tossing Apparently Used To Be A Thing…And It Was Disturbingly Popular

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It’s no secret that the nobility of ancient Europe had some controversial ways of amusing themselves. Everything from throwing giant parties to torturing and killing peasants was fair game. While the latter of those two sounds pretty brutal, just wait until you hear about Fox Tossing. Fox Tossing was a game played throughout Europe in […]

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Someone Thought It Would Be A Good Idea To Build These Insane Statues

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Public statues have long been staples of human civilization. They represent our greatest accomplishments and tell the world that we were here and that we did something. However, in recent years, statues have taken a turn from classically beautiful to downright bizarre. Whether these 20 pieces fall into the category of “art” is up for […]

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If You Find A Body Buried With A Sickle, There’s A Very Weird Reason For It

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Among other things, Medieval Europe was known for its insanely superstitious beliefs in the supernatural. They led to some pretty brutal acts of violence and desecrations of the recently dead. While some of us may be familiar with various forms of vampire burials, a newly discovered superstitious tradition from the Middle Ages has been found […]

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Referendum To Bar Same-Sex Couples From Marrying And Adopting In Slovakia Fails

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Fewer than 50-percent of voters cast ballots in Saturday’s vote, which means the proposal cannot become law under the country’s voting rules. View this image › A voter casts his ballot during a referendum to maintain a ban on same-sex marriage, in the village of Vinicne Feb. 7. REUTERS © Radovan Stoklasa / Reuters A […]

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This Photographer Traveled To 37 Countries To Prove That Female Beauty Is Everywhere

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The photo project “Atlas of Beauty” took photographer Mihaela Noroc to 37 countries, where she saw endless versions of beauty over 15 months. 1. Two years ago Romania-based photographer Mihaela Noroc decided she needed a change in her life. View this image › Mihaela Noroc / Via theatlasofbeauty.com Havana, Cuba 2. “I had jobs that […]

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Never Heard Of The Baltic Sea Anomaly? Get Ready To Have Your Mind Blown

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If there’s one place that is still full of wonder, containing many different mysteries, it’s probably the bottom of the ocean. The deep, dark depths are a final frontier of sorts, and there is still much to see down there. As an example of what’s potentially waiting for us thousands of leagues under the sea, […]

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The Images In This Book Will Change Your Perspective On Germany In The 1900s

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Before its devastating (and fortunately temporary) downfall in the wake of World War II, Germany was a monument to opulence, cosmopolitanism, and profound patriotism. At the turn of the twentieth century, it seemed as though nothing but promise was on the horizon. In a newly released book aptly titled Germany Around 1900, photo archivists, authors, […]

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