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[NSFW] Unsettling photos with back stories. | No Sleep

A lot of pictures out in the world are creepy. Some are bizarre. Especially if you know the backstories to them.
Note: if you are faint of heart, or have difficulty going to sleep after watching gore, don’t read this.


1. The War Photo No One Would Publish
The Iraqi soldier died attempting to pull himself up over the dashboard of his truck. The flames engulfed his vehicle and incinerated his body, turning him to dusty ash and blackened bone. In a photograph taken soon afterward, the soldier’s hand reaches out of the shattered windshield, which frames his face and chest. The colors and textures of his hand and shoulders look like those of the scorched and rusted metal around him. Fire has destroyed most of his features, leaving behind a skeletal face, fixed in a final rictus. He stares without eyes. You can still see the grimace on his face.
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10 Undeciphered Codes in the world | Mildly Interesting

Until quite recent history, the writing of the Ancient Egyptians was a secret to man. Eventually, with the help of the Rosetta stone, Jean-Fran├žois Champollion was able to solve the ancient mystery. Since that time, there have been many other attempts to decipher ancient languages, or to crack codes that have been made for fun or fortune. This is a list of the ten most famous ciphers and writing systems that are still unsolved.


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