About 17.4 miles south of Mexico City in the Xochimilco canals in Mexico, there is a small, remote island, known as “Isla de las Muñecas” (Island of the Dolls), which was destined to become one of the world’s creepiest destinations.
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Why are Women Drawn to Extremely Dangerous Men
Nikolas Cruz is one of the several dangerous criminals who, although locked away in prison, get women’s hearts thumping. But why are so many women attracted to extremely violent and psychopathic men?
Acrylic on Flesh: The Startling Living Paintings of Alexa Meade
“The works must be conceived with fire in the soul but executed with clinical coolness,” Spanish painter Joan Miró once said. Nearly 35 years after Miró’s death, using the human body as a canvas has been a deep and continuous source of inspiration, solace and learning for Alexa Meade.
Goldfield, Arizona: A Living Relic of the Wild Wild West
Right between the Goldfield and Superstition Mountains, just east of Phoenix, there’s a unique gold-mining town that’s frozen in time. “Goldfield” is one of America’s best reconstructed ghost towns and a dazzling nugget of desert entertainment you do not want to miss.
The Rise and Fall of “Freak Shows” in the United States
Physically unusual humans, such as those who were extremely short or tall, those with both male and female secondary sexual characteristics or those suffering from extraordinary conditions and diseases, were among the oddities that made “Freak Shows” a major attraction for more than a century.
Petros Vrellis: Greek Artist Recreates Renaissance Portraits
Greek new media artist Petros Vrellis is revolutionizing conventional knitting converting El Greco’s famous portraits, consistently admired for their naturalism and psychological insight, to sophisticated knitting patterns using only a ring with pegs and a single string of thread.
Swimming With Pigs in the Caribbean
Apart from the beautiful powdery white beaches, pristine turquoise waters, colorful local markets, high-end boutiques, and one of the largest and fanciest casinos in the Caribbean, this travel destination has something super cool to offer.
The Whaley House: America’s Most Haunted Residence
Built on top of former gallows in historic Old Town, San Diego, California, “The Whaley House,” is the 1857 Greek Revival style residence of Thomas Whaley and his family. Here are some of the tragic incidents that can well explain why the Whaley House has been dubbed “The most haunted house in the U.S.”
Hubert de Givenchy: The Man Behind Hepburn’s $923,187 Iconic Dress
Hubert de Givenchy, the French fashion trailblazer who dressed powerful women like former First Lady of the United States Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Princess of Monaco Grace Kelly, died in his sleep at his home in France Saturday, on March 10, 2018.
Frida Kahlo’s Intimate Life Displayed in London
Frida Kahlo’s red-leather-booted prosthetic leg, along with some of her portraits, photographs, clothing, jewelry, and cosmetics, will travel for the first time outside her native country, Mexico, for “Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up” exhibition opening on June 16, 2018, at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.