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Beauty
199.8k viewsThe 15 Most Bizarre Beauty Treatments Women Have Ever UsedEmily Dickinson once said "Beauty is not caused. It (simply) is." Well, that may be true, but it won't stop us from feverishly see...
Culture
14.0k votersWays To Make People "Beautiful" That Seem A Bit ExtremeAs the old aphorism goes, "beauty is pain." It's a philosophy that goes back a long way, and spans a myriad of bizarre practices f...
Biology
240.0k viewsProblems You Don't Realize People With Breast Implants Have To Deal WithOn the fence about getting a breast implants? It's a big decision, and while images of Baywatch-era Pamela Anderson might be bounc...
Explainer
110.7k viewsThe Ancient Tradition of Neck Elongation, ExplainedWhy would you undergo neck elongation? This procedure, which works to stretch out the neck, causes pain and takes a lot of dedicat...
Tattoos
71.8k viewsCrazy Interesting Tattoo Practices from Indigenous Cultures Around the WorldLike everything else in life, trends are constantly evolving when it comes to tattoo designs. For some, perhaps they're rocking th...
Human Body
3.8k votersWays To Be More Attractive, According To ScienceMany consider attractiveness to be a subjective thing; after all, the attributes one person finds attractive are not necessarily t...
Biology
1.2m viewsHorrible And Unexpected Piercing Side EffectsGetting your ear pierced isn't really a big deal anymore. Heck, even nose piercings are pretty tame fare in contemporary Western s...
Human Body
152.2k views12 Horrifying Weight Loss Techniques People From History Actually TriedEvery day it seems like there are more weird weight loss trends or insane exercise regimens that claim to be failproof ways to get...
Timeline
3.2m viewsHere's How Western Male Beauty Standards Evolved Throughout The 20th CenturyIdeal body types are a lot like fashion trends: they change with almost every passing decade. Although the media usually seems to ...
Animals
14.2k viewsAnimal Beauty Treatments That Put The Wild Into Your LookOh, what we humans won't do to stay looking young and fresh. Case in point: these bizarre animal beauty treatments, which illustra...
Fashion
1.1m viewsThese Were The Ideal Beauty Standards For Men And Women Throughout The 20th CenturyBeauty is fluid. For proof, look no further than the varied beauty and fashion trends popular in the United States in the 20th cen...
History
15.4k votersHistorical Figures Who Were Considered Hot In Their Times, Ranked By Modern Beauty StandardsOnce upon a time these historical figures were considered sex symbols - historical hotties, if you will - but how they would fare ...
Asia
2.0m viewsFacts About The History Of Chinese Foot BindingMost of us have our morning ritual down pretty well. It's usually a variation of shower, dress, coffee, breakfast, scream at traff...
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926.9k viewsReligion, Pain, and Social Status: Mind-Blowing Facts About Ancient ConeheadsMany people know "The Coneheads" as a family of aliens whose antics were documented on Saturday Night Live, but there's more truth...
Human Body
198.0k viewsThings You're Doing That Are Making You Less Attractive, According To ScienceFrom cracking a joke to owning a dog, or from taking it easy on colognes and perfumes to wearing red and sporting sunglasses, scie...
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2.7k votersThese Old School Beauty Hacks Could Have Killed YouThey say that beauty is pain, and modern makeup lovers understand that. After all, is there anything worse than sticking yourself ...
WTF
52.4k viewsBloody Details From Thailand's Sacred "Self-Mutilation" FestivalAs the annals of religion go, self-mutilation (AKA "corporal mortification of the flesh") is a tradition that's almost as ancient ...
214 votersThese Insanely Bizarre Facials May Or May Not Leave Your Skin Feeling SuppleBizarre facials are nothing new. Throughout the centuries, people have tried various things to make their skin softer, more supple...
Timeline
279.9k viewsThis Timeline of Women's Fashion Proves Beauty Standards Are ArbitraryWhen you stop to think about them, female beauty standards are pretty bizarre. When did hair-free limbs become the norm, and where...
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8.4k viewsGod Sweat, Whale Guts, And Foot Scents: The History Of PerfumePerfume came a long way before Chanel N°5. These days, many people dab on a touch of perfume or cologne every morning, but perfume...