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The Most Frightening Witches In Art History

The Most Frightening Witches In Art History | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Some of the most terrifying supernatural imagery from centuries ago doesn't feature demons and devils. Instead, it shows us what we did to people who were accused of witchcraft.
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xkcd Animates The Philae Comet Landing—And It's Adorable

xkcd Animates The Philae Comet Landing—And It's Adorable | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Today, we celebrated a monumental achievement in human history: For the first time, we landed an object on a comet.
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Comics Remove One Letter From Film Titles And Give Them Goofy New Plots

Comics Remove One Letter From Film Titles And Give Them Goofy New Plots | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Here's a fun game: remove one letter from a movie's title and then reimagine the movie's plot based on the new title. Artist Austin Light takes the game a step further, illustrating Pup Fiction, Jurassic Par, Finding Emo, and Twilight: New Moo.
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Disney-Themed Tarot Cards Predict That The Future Will Be Adorable

In our show-and-tell thread today, in which commenters share the frankly pretty impressive side and primary projects they've been working on , commenter Suisei-ojii-sama shared this set of tarot cards re-worked to feature classic Disney-movie...
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Timeless Portraits Created On Obsolete Floppy Disks And Film

Timeless Portraits Created On Obsolete Floppy Disks And Film | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Floppy disks and film negatives get a second life as the canvases for British artist Nick Gentry's portraits. While his materials may consist of obsolete technology, the results are haunting and often curiously futuristic.
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Distract-osaurus? Dino Statue Causes Traffic Headache

Distract-osaurus? Dino Statue Causes Traffic Headache | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
A 100-foot long statue of a dinosaur had to be moved Wednesday because German authorities had deemed it a safety risk.
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Jon Neill Creates the Most Amazing Pumpkin Carvings You’ve Ever Seen

Jon Neill Creates the Most Amazing Pumpkin Carvings You’ve Ever Seen | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Hollywood artist Jon Neill’s pumpkin carvings are so scary they might just give you nightmares this Halloween.
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What This Girl Did With A Simple Bone Is Mind-Blowing. Seriously, This Is Unbelievable.

What This Girl Did With A Simple Bone Is Mind-Blowing. Seriously, This Is Unbelievable. | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Talent? To say the least.
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Bill Bentley's curator insight, November 4, 2014 9:24 AM

The only connection with statistics here is that fact that is so rare that the probability that you've ever seen or heard of it is < .001.   But it's staggeringly beautiful and a great way to be artistically remembered by having your dead body parts prominently displayed on the mantles of your heirs, and could eventually revolutionize the funeral industry.

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When H.P. Lovecraft Goes Out For A Cup Of Coffee

When H.P. Lovecraft Goes Out For A Cup Of Coffee | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
H.P. Lovecraft's work has some recurring themes: characters who teeter on the edge of insanity, tentacled Cthulhu, and all manner of alien horrors.
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Historian dug up 150 graves to dress girls' corpses for parties

Historian dug up 150 graves to dress girls' corpses for parties | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Creepy footage filmed by Anatoly Moskvin shows the bodies, including three-year-olds he exhumed after visting more than 700 cemeteries, sitting around his house in bizarre costumes
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Russian Entrepreneurs Turn Old Public Transportation Bus into an Awesome Night-Club on Wheels

Russian Entrepreneurs Turn Old Public Transportation Bus into an Awesome Night-Club on Wheels | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Believe it or not, the most happening party club in St. Petersburg is a bus! Well, not just any bus. The Barbus Maxi is a one-of-a-kind vehicle that’s been completely transformed to resemble a nightclub.
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The Simpsons' A Clockwork Orange Parody Is A Brilliant Piece Of TV

The Simpsons' A Clockwork Orange Parody Is A Brilliant Piece Of TV | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Each year, The Simpsons tickles our funny bones with a trio of horror-themed tales, and this year's Treehouse of Horror delivered one of our favorite Halloween segments yet: "A Clockwork Yellow," which starts as a parody of A Clockwork Orange and...
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Philippines-Based Artist Harnesses the Power of the Sun to Create Amazing Pyrography Masterpieces

Philippines-Based Artist Harnesses the Power of the Sun to Create Amazing Pyrography Masterpieces | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Artist Jordan Mang-osan is a master of pyrography – an incredibly rare and beautiful artform that involves decorating slabs of wood with burn marks.
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These Paper Sculptures Disappear At Certain Angles

These Paper Sculptures Disappear At Certain Angles | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Korean artist Ho Yoon Shin makes these paper sculptures by hand, achieving works that look completely solid from some angles and nearly vanish from others.
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What if House Quotes were Motivational Posters?

What if House Quotes were Motivational Posters? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it

Dr. Gregory House is one of the greatest television characters of all time, but motivational advice isn't exactly his specialty.

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Spoof Infographic Lists All The (Fake) Superhero Movies From 2020-2025

Spoof Infographic Lists All The (Fake) Superhero Movies From 2020-2025 | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Were you floored by ComicsAlliance's timeline , laying out the next six years of scheduled superhero movies?
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Photos Of Teddy Bears Turned Inside Out Are The Stuff Of Nightmares

Photos Of Teddy Bears Turned Inside Out Are The Stuff Of Nightmares | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Sure, teddy bears are all cute and cuddly when you see them with their fur on the outside, but just like human beings, they look a bit disturbing when flipped inside out.
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Gravity Glue – Michael Grab’s Gravity Defying Rock Balancing Art

Gravity Glue – Michael Grab’s Gravity Defying Rock Balancing Art | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Artist Michael Grab is a master of rock balancing – he can pile them up in all sorts of gravity-defying formations, and believe it or not, there’s no glue involved.
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Stephen King's Toy Soldiers Story Is A Beautifully Weird Soviet Cartoon

Stephen King's Toy Soldiers Story Is A Beautifully Weird Soviet Cartoon | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
In Stephen King's 1972 story "Battleground," a hitman ends up in a deadly battle against against a troop of toy soldiers, and in 1986, a Soviet animation studio turned it into a strangely lovely piece of science fiction noir.
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What Do A Pregnancy Test And A Roman Goblet Have In Common?

What Do A Pregnancy Test And A Roman Goblet Have In Common? | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
The Lycurgus Cup is a Roman goblet, recently found to make use of nanotechnology to change color. Know what else changes color? A pregnancy test! Amazingly, both of these objects use similar nanotechnology.
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Alex Chinneck’s Actual House of Wax

Alex Chinneck’s Actual House of Wax | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
See an actual house of wax made by artist Alex Chinneck in the flesh!Read more on MAKE
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15 Fun Halloween Costumes That Use Fake Legs to Create An Illusion

15 Fun Halloween Costumes That Use Fake Legs to Create An Illusion | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Magic is all about misdirection, and so are these cool Halloween costumes that use false legs to help sell an illusion. They might not really be magic, but they'll leave people gasping and asking "how did you do that?
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Artist with a Taste for Painting Uses His Tongue as a Brush

Artist with a Taste for Painting Uses His Tongue as a Brush | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
You can say Chinese artist Han Xiaoming has great ‘taste’ in art – he actually uses his tongue as a brush to create paintings! Luckily, he doesn’t use oil paints or acrylic, just sweetened food dye.
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This Makeup Artist’s Incredible Transformations Will Blow Your Mind

This Makeup Artist’s Incredible Transformations Will Blow Your Mind | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
Lucia Pittalis, an Italian makeup artist and portrait painter, is a master of disguise – she can give herself a whole new identity with just a few strokes of makeup. All she needs are a few cosmetics, makeup tools, and wigs.
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This Is How We Imagined Aerial Warfare 120 Years Ago

This Is How We Imagined Aerial Warfare 120 Years Ago | Strange days indeed... | Scoop.it
These gorgeous illustrations from the late nineteenth century reveal what people imagined air combat would be like in the future. It's pretty spectacular — and weirdly prescient, too.
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