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ODDITORIUM

The ODDITORIUM is a group dedicated to the all that which is bizarre and unusual in the world.

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The ODDITORIUM is a group for atheists who are interested in the bizarre and unusual, such as circus freaks or genetic anomalies in nature, bizarre beliefs, extreme behavior, unique talents, odd customs, unusual events, unbelievable news, strange happenings, and anything else that is oddly curious, out of place, or proves the old adage that fact is stranger than fiction.

What not to post:
I prefer that we skip topics such as conspiracy theories, UFO’s, crystal gazing, and subjects along those lines, unless they deal with real-world events, such as a group of UFO worshipers who commit mass suicide, or conspiracy theorists who, because of their belief, behave in a strange manner.

The image used above is that of Stephan Bibrowski, aka: Lionel, the Lion-Faced Man, who was born with hypertrichosis.

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Hairstyles etc

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Scary bugs and stuff

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Interior decor

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Playful beards

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Insect Penis makes music

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Sep 10, 2013. 0 Replies

Eyeball Licking Causing Pinkeye In Japan

Started by A Former Member. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jun 18, 2013. 1 Reply

How chickens lost their penises

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Angela Jun 9, 2013. 2 Replies

Walking Corpse Syndrome

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jun 2, 2013. 0 Replies

Architecture

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Not odd enough for Odditorium?

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Bat Fellatio and Cunnilingus

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Neurofibromatosis

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Ciliate with seven sexes

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Mar 6, 2013. 0 Replies

Elephants penis can swat flies

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Alligators have permanent erections

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by A Former Member Mar 2, 2013. 1 Reply

Urinal with teeth

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Feb 24, 2013. 3 Replies

Sea Slug cuts off own penis

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Feb 14, 2013. 1 Reply

Hardware

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by A Former Member Feb 2, 2013. 11 Replies

oh man the socks the dissappearing odd socks

Started by michele ricketts. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jan 29, 2013. 1 Reply

Body Art?

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by A Former Member Dec 28, 2012. 8 Replies

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Comment by A Former Member on June 24, 2011 at 8:46am
Comment by A Former Member on June 24, 2011 at 8:44am
Comment by Donna Darko on May 27, 2011 at 9:06am
Oooh, rat slippers.  I want a pair!
Comment by A Former Member on May 26, 2011 at 2:41pm
Thanks for link Paula T.
Comment by A Former Member on May 26, 2011 at 2:41pm
Comment by Paula T. on May 17, 2011 at 7:50pm
Neat stuff!  I remember The Burns Archive from a forum called VIG from years ago.  They posted all kinds of weird stuff there.  They used to post a lot of old, black & white postmortem photographs.  The forum is gone, but there is a pay site with a small sample gallery to check out.  Here is the link.
Comment by A Former Member on May 17, 2011 at 7:29pm


Cancer in the 1800s: 23 rare photos (GRAPHIC)

America's war on cancer? With 600,000 Americans dying of the disease each year, we're still a long way from declaring victory. But doctors have come a very long way in their abilities to detect and treat cancer - as these 19th Century photos make abundantly clear. They appear courtesy of New York ophthalmologist Dr. Stanley B. Burns, whose collection of early medical photography is one of the world's largest.

Until the mid-1800s, there was no anesthesia. Patients endured horrific pain, and surgeons' reputations depended upon the speed with which they could perform operations. The best could amputate an arm in one minute, a leg in three. For the photograph shown here, taken in the winter of 1846, doctors gathered at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston to demonstrate the first surgical procedure involving the anesthetic sulfuric ether.

Comment by A Former Member on May 5, 2011 at 9:27am
Comment by A Former Member on May 5, 2011 at 9:26am


Swedish insect shoots larvae into victims' eyes


A bumble bee-resembling fly hovering in front of your face could be an elk bot fly preparing to shot larvae into your eyes.

“It was uncomfortable and hurt a bit,” said Malin Hallgren who had 30 eggs ejected into her eye by the insect.

Bot fly larvae is a parasite that mainly feeds on the mucus of elks and deer.

Up until recently the insect was only found in elks in the north of Sweden but it has now been detected as far south as Jönköping, in the county of Småland, south of Stockholm.

A full grown insect measures around two centimeeters and looks a bit like a hairy fly or a bumble bee. After mating the female looks for an appropriate host for her offspring.

Read the rest here.

Comment by A Former Member on February 24, 2011 at 2:50pm
Dunno. Kind of wierd lookin' tho.
 

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