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The Extreme Things People Do For Beauty

By Vadim Newquist Dec 31, 2013

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Limb Lengthening

This horribly horrible process involves smashing the bones and applying leg braces for months, sometimes even years, until they heal, adding several inches to the recipient. Someone should tell these people about platform shoes.

Tags: animals, science, slideshows, plastic surgery, beauty

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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