Thursday , 20 September 2018

Shocking

Terrifying Historical Prisons

  Prisons are some of the worst places on earth. While the goal is incarceration and rehabilitation, the reality is that they’re hellholes meant to strip the humanity of anyone stuck in there. Granted, anyone’s who’s been sent to one, has earned their ticket, but throughout our history, there have been places and instances where the punishment has far outstripped …

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Pretty Scary Prison Weapons

  Prison is a place no one ever wants to end up. Despite the fact that there are tons of prisoners who just want to get by, do their time, and leave, there are always those people who want to run the show in one form or another. Politics among prisoners is nothing new, and neither is the fact that …

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Amy Purdy Is A Para-snowboarder That Defied All Odds

At the age of 19, Amelia “Amy” Purdy’s life took a huge detour. Purdy was rushed to the emergency room after reaching a state of septic shock. She was diagnosed with Meningococcal Meningitis, a rare bacterial infection that affected her circulatory system. She had both legs amputated below the knee, had her spleen removed, and lost both kidneys. Purdy was …

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Insane Events That Could Have Ended Humanity

It’s easy to wonder what the end of the world might look like. We’ve seen it in countless movies, books and video games, and while it’s nice to pretend, it’s scary to think how close we’ve actually come. There have been several events within the history of the world, that have come devastatingly close to destroying humanity as we know …

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Nothing Special, Just A Wedding Cake For $1 Million

1,000 eggs and 20 kg (44 lbs) of chocolate were used for this cake. The whole thing is edible, and its covered with 50 kg (110 lbs) of lacy confectionery. Each feature includes tiny flowers and pearls, which are all handmade. 5,000 flowers were used in total, and it took 10 days to decorate. There are also real decorations among …

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Insane Luck Blessed These People

The nail passed between his toes. The bird concealed the speeder’s registration plate on the police camera. “Found a safe in our floor during the house renovation.” There can’t be too much ice cream: there turned out to be 2 cups in one pack. 2 palindromic bus tickets for different buses on the same day! When you are so lucky …

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Creepy US Roadside Attractions

There’s nothing more creepy than an abandoned structure that was once meant for fun, and is now just depressing. If you cruise down America’s highways, you’re guaranteed to stumble across some of these monuments to a lost time. We’ve already covered some of these abandoned parks and roadside attractions HERE, but there’s so many more icons to lost dreams. You …

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Not Showering Could Seriously Affect You

Itchy Skin As most of you know, our skin secretes oils. When we don’t shower for a while, dirt and other polutants can stick to us, causing irritated and very itchy skin. Psychological Aspects Sometimes, just taking a shower or rinse can do wonders to your motivation and zest for life. Not taking a shower can make you feel dirty …

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Gulf Of Mexico’s Deep Sea Creatures Are Something Otherworldly

This past December, a NOAA team, aboard the Okeanos Explorer, conducted the first of three month-long studies of the deepest parts of the Gulf of Mexico, with the dual aim of exploring the diversity of deep-water habitats and mapping the seafloor. Using a mix of remote-operated submersibles (ROVs), and shore-based instruments, the team brought back stunning images of previously unexplored …

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In The World’s Coldest Village -62°C (-80°F) Is Not Even A Catastrophe

Welcome to Oymyakon, a remote Siberian village which is considered to be the coldest permanently inhabited settlement in the world The temperature there has just plummeted to a chilling -62°C (-80°F) In the village, however, the cold that could freeze your eyeballs hasn’t stopped life Except for local students who are expected to attend class till temperatures reach at least …

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