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The Weirdest Ways People Try to Get High

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Catnip

While cats can get high off of both catnip and marijuana, the same is not true of humans. Yet that doesn’t stop some people from smoking their cat’s weed anyway! Unfortunately, all it really does is give people headaches and make them nauseous, especially if they smoke a lot of it, which might easily happen when it doesn’t make you high!

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Reindeer Urine

There is a mushroom called the fly-agaric that produces hallucinations but is also poisonous that grows in the Arctic. So some Eskimos and Siberians discovered an ingenious way to safely get high off of the shroom: drink the urine of reindeer who ate them. Apparently the reindeer’s system filters out the toxins but not the hallucinogen. It’s perfect! It is a practice that has been going on for a long time and might even be a possible origin for the flying reindeer of Santa Claus.

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The Most Extreme Execution Methods

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Burning at the Stake

Burning at the stake was most famously used to burn suspected witches but was used for other criminals such as Joan of Arc who was burned for heresy. It is a particularly horrible way to die because you slowly burn from the feet up before finally dying. If you were lucky enough to be executed in a group burning you could die of carbon monoxide poisoning before being burned.

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Brazen Bull

The Brazen Bull was a method perhaps even more horrible than being burned at the stake. It was a brass bull big enough for one unlucky victim to be shoved inside. A fire was then lit underneat as he was slowly roasted to death. The most gruesome part was that through a serious of tubes his screams were made to sound like the roars of the bull, for the amusement of the onlookers.

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intense-wizardy:

pizzaforpresident:

I would take a bullet for garlic bread

who would shoot a garlic bread

Joan Blondell & Bette Davis in Three on a Match, 1932

roryomalley:

i’ve never met hugh jackman but i trust him.

cespur:

hey guys remember when the american soccer team was out of the world cup and the new york post ran this cover

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good times

disney-fans-blog:

Sister of Life award.