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A boy left his bike chained to a tree when he went away to war in 1914. He never returned, leaving the tree no choice but to grow around the bike. Incredible that this bike has been there for 98 years now!

A boy left his bike chained to a tree when he went away to war in 1914. He never returned, leaving the tree no choice but to grow around the bike. Incredible that this bike has been there for 98 years now!

Los Angeles, California, January 25, 1948: A Santa Fe Diesel passenger locomotive hangs over Aliso Street after running off the end of rails at Union Station.

Los Angeles, California, January 25, 1948: A Santa Fe Diesel passenger locomotive hangs over Aliso Street after running off the end of rails at Union Station.

Authentic vampire-killing kit in a rosewood and ebony case from the19th century, currently up for auction in Dallas. Old school!

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Authentic vampire-killing kit in a rosewood and ebony case from the19th century, currently up for auction in Dallas. Old school!

Worked as a sideshow performer.... Parasitic twin. If anyone can add a name to this post please do.

Worked as a sideshow performer.... Parasitic twin. If anyone can add a name to this post please do.

Hunterian Museum : London, England The skull of a young boy with a second imperfect skull attached to its anterior fontanelle. Sent to John Hunter from Bengal, India in the late 1780s.

Hunterian Museum : London, England The skull of a young boy with a second imperfect skull attached to its anterior fontanelle. Sent to John Hunter from Bengal, India in the late 1780s.

Priceless Chair — Chair Blog "A chalk artist used the sidewalk as his canvas and drew simple, yet realistic scenes around homeless individuals lying or sitting on the street. A sign asked for a $10 donation to the Weingart Center accompanied by the message: “Text Them Home, text HOMELESS to 50555 and help the 50,000 Homeless in LA find a new place to call home."

Priceless Chair — Chair Blog "A chalk artist used the sidewalk as his canvas and drew simple, yet realistic scenes around homeless individuals lying or sitting on the street. A sign asked for a $10 donation to the Weingart Center accompanied by the message: “Text Them Home, text HOMELESS to 50555 and help the 50,000 Homeless in LA find a new place to call home."

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Amazing street art in Paris (with pasted figures) by Charles Leval


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Alice Elizabeth Doherty (the Minnesota Woolly Girl) was born with a rare condition known as hypertrichosis.

Alice Elizabeth Doherty (the Minnesota Woolly Girl) was born with a rare condition known as hypertrichosis.

Fannie Mills, also known as "The Ohio Big Foot Girl." She suffered from a rare disorder known as "Milroy's Disease" which causes uncontrolled growth in the feet and legs.

Fannie Mills, also known as "The Ohio Big Foot Girl." She suffered from a rare disorder known as "Milroy's Disease" which causes uncontrolled growth in the feet and legs.

"Laurello, the Only Man With a Revolving Head" (yes, he was real)   appeared in Sam Wagner's freak show on Coney Island, 1938. Reputedly, he could rotate his head 180 degrees.

"Laurello, the Only Man With a Revolving Head" (yes, he was real) appeared in Sam Wagner's freak show on Coney Island, 1938. Reputedly, he could rotate his head 180 degrees.

(Genesis 6:4) "There were giants (Nephilim) in the earth in those days; and also after that (Meaning before & after the Flood), when the sons of God (Fallen Angels) came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men (Nephilim) which were of old, men of renown."

(Genesis 6:4) "There were giants (Nephilim) in the earth in those days; and also after that (Meaning before & after the Flood), when the sons of God (Fallen Angels) came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men (Nephilim) which were of old, men of renown."

Cyclopia (also cyclocephaly or synophthalmia) is a rare form of holoprosencephaly and is a congenital disorder (birth defect) characterized by the failure of the embryonic prosencephalon to properly divide the orbits of the eye into two cavities. Its incidence is 1 in 16,000 in born animals, and 1 in 250 in embryos, one in 2,500 that end in miscarriage.

Cyclopia (also cyclocephaly or synophthalmia) is a rare form of holoprosencephaly and is a congenital disorder (birth defect) characterized by the failure of the embryonic prosencephalon to properly divide the orbits of the eye into two cavities. Its incidence is 1 in 16,000 in born animals, and 1 in 250 in embryos, one in 2,500 that end in miscarriage.

Monsters have always defined the limits of community in Western imaginations.

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Plague Masks. During the period of the Black Death and the Great Plague of London, plague doctors visited victims of the plague to verify whether they have been afflicted or not. The beak was stuffed with spices or herbs to "purify" the air that the doctor breathed.  It has been questioned how much this costume was actually worn; the greater part of doctors fled the cities in the early stages of the plague.    Source: http://www.facebook.com/ICannotGotoBed

Plague Masks. During the period of the Black Death and the Great Plague of London, plague doctors visited victims of the plague to verify whether they have been afflicted or not. The beak was stuffed with spices or herbs to "purify" the air that the doctor breathed. It has been questioned how much this costume was actually worn; the greater part of doctors fled the cities in the early stages of the plague. Source: http://www.facebook.com/ICannotGotoBed

16 Real Life Side Show Workers That Probably Inspired "American Horror Story: Freak Show"

16 Real Life Side Show Workers That Probably Inspired "American Horror Story: Freak Show"

16 Real Life Side Show Workers That Probably Inspired 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

siamese-hillbillies-playing-banjo.jpg 420×690 pixels - this was too odd to ignore.

siamese-hillbillies-playing-banjo.jpg 420×690 pixels - this was too odd to ignore.

Pasqual Pinon (1889–1929), known as The Two-Headed Mexican, was a performer with the Sells-Floto Circus in the early 1900s. A railroad worker from Texas, Pinon was discovered by a sideshow promoter, whose attention had been caught by a large benign cyst or tumor at the top of Pinon's head.

Pasqual Pinon (1889–1929), known as The Two-Headed Mexican, was a performer with the Sells-Floto Circus in the early 1900s. A railroad worker from Texas, Pinon was discovered by a sideshow promoter, whose attention had been caught by a large benign cyst or tumor at the top of Pinon's head.