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People With Terminal Diagnoses Speak Out About What’s Truly Important

People With Terminal Diagnoses Speak Out About What’s Truly Important

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The Truth These Corpses Are Hiding Are So Shocking. You’ll Have No Idea.

The Truth These Corpses Are Hiding Are So Shocking. You’ll Have No Idea.

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You may have learned about mummies in your 8th grade world history class, but there's so much more to the stories than you probably think. From Egypt to England, there have been various mummies discovered with dark and strange pasts. It may be hard to believe, but decades after these people died, they are still telling stories...  Dead men tell no tales? Now, I'm not so sure about that. 1.) Eva Perón Wikipedia The legendary wife of Argentinean President Juan Perón passed away on July 26, 1952. She was only 33 and succumbed to cancer, after which her remains were preserved so that she may be put on display for her mourning citizens. Three years later, Anti-Peronist militants stole her body and she was n...
What They Found On A Hike Is Bizarre And Incredibly Morbid…This Isn’t Normal

What They Found On A Hike Is Bizarre And Incredibly Morbid…This Isn’t Normal

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When you go for a hike, it's always a good idea to let at least one person know where you're going and how long you plan to be there. Usually, nothing happens and you come back safe, but there's always that chance of disaster. Or, in the case of Redditor indigoaway, a chance of a brutal sacrifice by a possible cult. He and a friend were on a hike when they found something deep in the woods... Indigoaway decided to go on a spontaneous hike with a friend. Not long after they began exploring, the two stumbled upon a rusted old barrel. From the outside, it just looked like trash, inside, though? Reddit / indigoaway Well, it was filled with bones and other organic debris. Indigoaway's friend had come across it a month earlier, too. ...
She Thought They Were Freeing A Butterfly, But Instead, They Gave A Bird A Snack

She Thought They Were Freeing A Butterfly, But Instead, They Gave A Bird A Snack

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); It's pretty much an understood fact that all beings are born so that eventually they can die, allowing new things to continue the cycle. Life is all about celebrating births and mourning the deaths of those we once held near and dear. Although this is pretty much common sense, it certainly wasn't the life lesson this mother hoped to teach her young daughter while the two spent the afternoon together in the park. Having caught a butterfly in her net, the little girl was excited to set her captive free into the wild. "Go to your nature place. Go to where you belong," she exclaimed mere seconds before the horrific scene began to unfold. No little girl should have to endure...
He Was Violently Caught In An Industrial Machine, But Somehow Finds A Way To Survive

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. This man was working with heavy equipment when the worst possible thing happened (followed by the luckiest). (via SSTsanscensure)Although little information was provided with the original video, it appears to have taken place in China, judging from the Sina Weibo (the Chinese version of Twitter) watermark in the corner. Luckily, both this man miraculously survived...an...
Watch The Heartbreaking Moment Grieving Donkeys Wail Out In Pain Over A Lost Friend

Watch The Heartbreaking Moment Grieving Donkeys Wail Out In Pain Over A Lost Friend

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Bram the donkey's life got off to a rough start. He was mistreated and underfed for many years, until a kindhearted group of people took him in and gave him a loving home at their donkey sanctuary in Holland.Despite living a much better life at his new home that was full of love and friendship, Bram's body was too wrought from his tough upbringing. Suffering from severe hoof and lung problems, the sanctuary volunteers were faced with the tough decision to put him down. As heartbroken as the staff was, it's watching the other donkeys express their grief that will truly move you. It seriously made me tear up watching one of the donkeys kicking and biting his dead friend, as if saying, "Come on man, get up. Joke's over. ...
5 Times Scientists Have Suspiciously Died After Making Big Discoveries

5 Times Scientists Have Suspiciously Died After Making Big Discoveries

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Okay, say you're the leader of a country and a few scientists discover something that could change the world. You could bribe the researchers to keep their mouths shut, but wouldn't it be easier just to kill them?I'm not saying that this happens a lot, but there has definitely been some shadiness afoot over the years. Let's take a look at five eyebrow-raising cases of scientists dying after making important discoveries. 1. GEC-Marconi Scientists Wikipedia Back in the '80s, Ronald Reagan introduced an ambitious defense program called Strategic Defense Initiative (nicknamed Star Wars), which was designed to shoot lasers at incoming missiles from space should the Russians attack. Between 1982 and 1990, 25 British scientists who worked for GEC-...
This Culture Mourns Their Lost Loved Ones With A Unique Burial Process.

This Culture Mourns Their Lost Loved Ones With A Unique Burial Process.

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Mourning the loss of loved ones is an intimate process. It varies from person to person and culture to culture. For each of us, it's a matter of celebrating someone's life and coping with our pain.  For the Igorot tribe in the Philippines, this process involves putting their loved ones to rest high along the walls of cliffs or inside caves.  The tradition dates back 2,000 years. Elite Daily The small coffins are made from one piece of wood and sometimes require breaking the bones of the deceased in order to fit. Elite Daily The tribe believes this will ensure their loved ones a safe passage to heaven. ...
You’ve Heard These 10 Smash Hits, But Did You Know That Prince Brought Them To Life?

You’ve Heard These 10 Smash Hits, But Did You Know That Prince Brought Them To Life?

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Although we rung in the new year a few short months ago, 2016 has already taken David Bowie, Alan Rickman, Harper Lee, Natalie Cole, and Otis Clay, to name a few. And we're now in the throes of another major loss. The Artist Formerly Known as Prince left us on April 21, 2016, and it's already proven to be a crushing blow.When larger-than-life entertainers suddenly exit stage left, it's hard to imagine the world without them. Although losing them is always hard, they leave us trails of breadcrumbs that we can follow whenever we need a little comfort. Seeing doves, for example, will undoubtedly strike a chord with Prince fans all over the world from now on. But did you know that The Purple One contributed to way more material than the music that helped him top the charts? Here are 1...
He Was Planting Flowers When He Found Something Terrifying Buried In His Yard

He Was Planting Flowers When He Found Something Terrifying Buried In His Yard

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When it comes to finding random, weird things, the most terrifying place to come across them is in your own yard. It's one thing to come across freaky objects elsewhere, but when they find their way onto your property, it's so unsettling. Take what happened to Redditor ValjeanLucPicard, for example. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCBP_ATF'); }); ValjeanLucPicard was in his yard digging a hole to plant some flowers when he came across something weird buried in the ground. Reddit / ValjeanLucPicard googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DCBM_BTF'); }); After some careful digging, this is what he pulled up from the hole. Reddit / ValjeanLucPicard ...