He Was Violently Caught In An Industrial Machine, But Somehow Finds A Way To Survive

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); Some people in the world are fortunate enough to avoid working at a strenuous job. No job is perfect. However, those that end up sitting at desks with comfy chairs (or at least standing desks) can consider themselves lucky. Dangerous work and operating heavy machinery isn’t most people’s definition of fun. […]

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These People Bury Their Dead Children In Trees And It’s Both Beautiful And Creepy

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In the remote village of Tana Toraja in Indonesia, locals have a bizarre ritual for dead babies. Instead of burning or burying the bodies, they wrap them in cloth and seal them inside trees so they can be “absorbed” by nature. The Toraja people have long been known for their unique death rituals. Deceased adults […]

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Sen. Chris Murphy’s warning that thousands will die if GOP health care bill passes isn’t hyperbole, OK?

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Not that Democrats have been ratcheting up the fear factor over the (relatively toothless) effort to repeal Obamacare, but even a standard procedural vote on Tuesday was interpreted as a literal death sentence by some more dramatically inclined citizens out there. Sen. Chris Murphy got in on the game earlier Tuesday, apparently hoping to sway […]

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One Woman’s Powerful Story Will Inspire You To Treat Your Body Right

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Fat is not a feeling. 1. Caroline Rothstein is an amazing writer, spoken word performer, and body empowerment activist. This is her story. Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=fzia-8MX4ig. BuzzFeedYellow / Via youtu.be 3. At a young age, Rothstein became self-conscious of her body. View this image › 4. “I remember standing at the bar in ballet […]

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These Are The Hanging Coffins Of Children Who Have Perished

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This Guy’s Final Photos Before He Fell To His Death Are Tragically Beautiful

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When a young person dies, it’s an occasion for us all to mourn and reflect on our own mortality. Someone passing right in the prime of their life, with so many possibilities in front of them, is one of life’s biggest tragedies. It’s an even harsher blow when the young person dies in a freak […]

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What Happens When A Train Passes By Will Blow Your Mind

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); I have to hand it to daredevils…what they do is truly incredible (albeit crazy). My idea of a thrill is choosing a new flavor of ice cream at the grocery store — because nothing says daredevil like Triple Chunk Chocolate Fudge Delight! But what this adrenaline-seeker just did in Bangladesh is […]

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This Undersea Lake In The Gulf Of Mexico Literally Kills Everything It Touches

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When you hear the phrase “Jacuzzi of Despair,” what do you think of? No, it’s not an obscure 1980s horror movie (though that would be amazing). It’s actually the nickname that researchers in the Gulf of Mexico have given to a hot, toxic undersea pool at the bottom of the Gulf. This “jacuzzi” literally kills […]

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These Killer Facts Will Help You Face Your Fears. Unless You’re Afraid Of Coconuts.

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No one likes to admit it, but we’ve all gotta go sometime. Some people will spend their lives so afraid of their own mortality that they become metaphorical “bubble boys” consumed by their ridiculous phobias. To be fair, spiders, airplanes, and shark attacks can really keep a person up at night. Luckily the folks over at Select Quote life […]

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