A YouTube user named Transcend Rules has just recreated the Game of Thrones intro using close-up footage of fungi and mold growth, calling the strangely hypnotic video “Game of Molds.”
This past weekend, a swarm of more than 70 tiger sharks converged on Australia’s Shark Bay to feast on a massive whale as tourists looked on. And a drone was there to…
This past Saturday, an Indian man paid with his life for leaving his camel in the heat all day. When he went to untie the camel, it viciously attacked him, severing the man’s head.
We often think of significant public figures as immortal. If forced to cope with the fact that they are indeed mere mortals like everyone else — and will thus die, just like us — we tend to imagine their final moment being as consequential as the entirety of their existence. But, as these final embarrassing moments show, it doesn’t always work out that way.
From “The Four-Legged Girl” to “The Dog-Faced Boy,” here are some of the strangest behind-the-scenes “freak show” tales.
On May 19, 1884, the Ringling Bros.’ Circus officially opened for business, capitalizing on the extreme and bizarre to earn profit. It worked: For many years, the most popular component of the circus was the “Freak Show.”