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These Awesome Experimental Videos Expand Our Understanding Of Beauty

Since its inception, television has been a means to reflect a given society’s values as well as shape them. Over time, music videos, TV series and films have helped create an essential feminine beauty that’s based more on mythology than reality, and one that can have harmful effects on a woman’s sense of self-worth. Performance artist Kitty Von-Sometime (yes, that’s actually her name) is tired of it, and is using music videos to challenge the very myths that are spread through them.

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How Macarons Are Made

The macaron is without a doubt the trendiest cookie on the Internet: it comes in cute colors and flavors, and its petite, symmetrical shape renders the cookie very aesthetically pleasing. What’s surprisingly…

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A Spatula Can Go THERE? The 20 Weirdest X-Rays Known To Humankind

X-ray technology has without a doubt prolonged and saved countless human lives. But for those of us with a little more misanthropy coursing through our veins, x-rays also provide us with visions of painful human injuries, some of which are so off-the-wall crazy that they will leave you scratching your head and wondering just what kind of idiot would ever find herself in the position where a spatula would be lodged in her throat. Here are some of the weirder x-rays that have been uncovered from around the world. From what information is available, all of these people survived.

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A Chinese woman was cooking in her kitchen, when she suddenly found herself unable to breathe. It wasn’t because she had a spatula crammed down her throat–yet. She’d do that herself in a panic when she couldn’t clear her airway by any conventional means. The woman’s four year old daughter managed to get her help; doctors removed the spatula but failed to find the source of her original breathing problem. Image: Rex Features.

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The Ghostly Remains Of Bodie, California

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Source: Alex Browne

Tucked just east of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Mono County, California is a sprinkling of empty, wood-paneled buildings that once composed the town of Bodie.

In the late 19th century, miners discovered astonishing quantities of gold ore within the area. Soon, people around the world traveled en masse to the site, extracting nearly 10,000 tons of ore from the mines.

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