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I’m Not Sure What This Instrument Is…But This Dude Can Shred It

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If you live in a big city, odds are that you’ve seen a street performer with a harmonica in his mouth and a drum at his feet. And while that seems like some pretty epic multitasking, it’s nothing compared to what this guy can do. The instrument he’s playing is an American Fotoplayer. Primarily used between the years of 1912 and 1925, it was specifically designed to create sound effects and live scoring for silent films. Using a series of foot pedals, organs, whistles, drums, …

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Stare At This Dot Long Enough And The Castle Will Suddenly Appear In Full Color

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The human brain is the most complex organ of any species, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be easily tricked. In the following video, you’ll be asked to stare at the black dot in the center of a photo of a castle. If you keep staring at the dot after the false color image has gone away, and the black-and-white photo returns, you’ll be surprised to see the castle in full color (even though it isn’t)! According to Metro, the illusion occurs because staring at the …

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The Story Of Child Killer Mary Bell Is Heartbreaking And Disturbing

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In 1968, British newspapers were abuzz over the most unthinkable crime — an 11-year-old girl had strangled two younger boys and was now facing conviction. Mary Bell would serve 12 years in prison for the deaths of Martin Brown and Brian Howe, and for the rest of her life she would be hounded by the press because of her past. What drives such a young girl to murder? It’s no surprise that the answer lies in Mary’s abusive upbringing. On May 25, 1968, the day after her 11th …

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14 Quotes From The Sadistic Mind Of Ted Bundy

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After denying his crimes for over a decade, Ted Bundy finally admitted to murdering at least 30 people in several states in the U.S. just before being executed, although officials suspect that the actual count may have been much higher. The reason why Ted Bundy terrified people so much was because he was actually a pretty charming dude. He used his Hollywood looks and charisma to lure his victims into secluded locations. He then proceeded to rape, kill, and defile them. Here are some of the …

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Cab Drivers In Japan Are Having A Big Problem With Ghostly Passengers

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Imagine that you’re a taxi driver in Ishinomaki, Japan. You pick up a young passenger and ask for her destination. She tells you that she’s headed to the Minamiyama District, which is strange because no one ever goes to the Minamiyama District — not since the tsunami, anyway. You tell her this and she asks, “Have I died?” When you turn around, she is no longer there. Ghost passengers are apparently a common sight among taxi drivers in Ishinomaki, which is one of …

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7 Times The Examination Of Bodies Led To The Discovery Of Ancient Crimes

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Archaeology may not be the swashbuckling, adventurous endeavor that the Indiana Jones franchise would have us believe, but it can have its spooky moments. Sure, archaeologists don’t usually get into bar fights with Nazis over ancient relics, but they do have to deal with a lot of skeletons. Piecing together the lives and deaths of those who lived thousands of years ago is an important part of the job, and every once in a while, they come across an ancient death with disturbingly dark …

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