Typically, monuments and statues are built to celebrate an extraordinary life or commemorate a major event. However, not all of them are about heroic deeds; some even tend towards what is commonplace strange and bizarre, meant to shock and disturb they intend to pass a message that an ordinary monument would not. Here’s a gathering of some of the strangest around the World.
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Welcome to the top ten list of exploding animals! Most of the wonderful collection of exploding animals shines the light of scrutiny on some of humanity’s most brilliantly idiotic ideas in the name of warfare ever devised. This fascinating exposé of tactical strategy will amaze you, sadden you, and enrage you, as the exploitation of some of the smartest and most loyal animals is, in some cases, still being inflicted. So very outrageous are some of these deeds that it will make you want to explode some people, like those responsible for some of this cruelty.
Can you remember the good old days when the only thing you could get from a vending machine was a soda, a bag of chips, and some cigarettes? Well, not any more. Now you can buy just about anything from underwear, luxury cars, and even live animals. Here is a list of some of the weirdest and wackiest offerings from the electronic world of the vending machine. Break out your quarter’s people, and let’s go vending.
There are more ways to die than you could possibly imagine. Fortunately, there are more ways to live as well. It would be impossible to document all the wild and bizarre scenarios in which people have met their final moments. However, the following list makes the attempt to show some of the weirdest and most bizarre ways in which these semi-famous people bought the farm. Kick back, relax, and enjoy the 10 Historic Bizarre Deaths list.
Death and taxes may be two things in life you can be sure of, but when it comes to that last big sent off, customs can be as different as day and night. While every culture honors the memory of the departed in some way, just what those ways are tends to reflect that society’s lifestyle, beliefs, and superstitions. Burying the dead is seen as a respectful way of keeping the corpse away from animal scavengers while providing closure for the living. With that in mind, looking at the most bizarre burial customs will give us a unique look into the heart and soul of people around the world.
Do you ever have the urge to purge by poking holes in your face and adding horns to the top of your head? What about splitting your tongue and covering yourself with more ink than the declaration of independence? (With the Bill of Rights thrown in for good measure) Why not just gouge your eyes out and stick a grenade in your mouth while you are at it. Piercing and such can be cool if done tastefully and with a small measure of restraint but some of these folks went just a little bit too far. Here is the top ten list of Bizarre Animal Wannabe Body Modifications. Psychotics welcome here.
Last meal requests are the stuff legends are made of. After all, it is the last thing a person ever eats, before they either make their way upstairs or downstairs- if you believe in that kind of stuff at least. Here are the top ten weird last meal requests that make you believe that humankind still has it in itself to surprise and amuse us – one incident at a time.
Paraphilias are known as powerful, sexual interests in sexual acts other than between two consenting adults. There are approximately over 500 different paraphilias. Sexual arousal, like allergies, can be caused by anything under the sun, and even may include the sun. Some may be odd but not illegal. Others are from twisted, deviant minds. Their sexual desires go beyond what most consider “normal”. Delve into the darkest parts of desire and sexual arousal.
As children, we were told that on December 25, in the wee hours of the morning, a jolly old fat man named Santa Clause would slide down the chimney and leave loads of gifts to all the good little children. We were also told that the Easter bunny would leave candy and eggs, the Tooth fairy would leave money, and that, given the right motivation (being loaded on a jetliner), pigs could fly. Well, here is one you can believe, Demons exist, they are all around us, and here is the list to prove it.
Alfonso de Spina, in 1467, compiled this classification of demons, based on German folklore and other European countries. The criterion for this classification was inspired by legends and stories, and as real to our ancestors then as it is to the Church, Demonology, Occultism, and practitioners of Renaissance magic today. Here, I use six of his ten, the rest are mine picks.
When I had the idea of making a top ten list of “up yours” adventures I shuddered at all the long hours of research I would have to do to find any writing on the subject. I could not have been more wrong. Apparently, there are a lot of people sticking all kinds of things up their rectums and getting them either jammed in there or losing them entirely. The amount of info on the subject is incredible. After wading very carefully through the mess, here are the top ten items. Please, do not try any of these at home. I am sure these people were all professional rectum adventurers with plenty of experience.