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The Extreme Things People Do For Beauty

By Vadim Newquist Dec 31, 2013

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Artificial Cranial Deformation

This believed to be one of the very first EXTREME body modification techniques performed by man. It's done during childhood, when our craniums are soft and malleable, by applying constant pressure to the skull. Ancient skulls that have undergone this process have been labeled "alien skulls" by UFO conspiracy theorists. It's a practice rarely seen today.

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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