In Your Mummified Face

There probably aren't that many places in the world where you can see a 2,400-year-old man in such an incredible state of preservation. The Tollund Man was naturally mummified in a peat bog, and his body is now carefully placed in the sleeping position in which he was found. You can see all this ancient drama for yourself at Denmark"s Silkeborg Museum.

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When Public Statues Go Very Wrong

This giant chicken will attract tourists! Let's honor a heroine of our history with a see-through dress! And other very visible bad ideas around the world...

"The Gleaner of Sapri" statue

From Mount Rushmore to Lenin's statue at Saint Petersburg’s Finland Station, political legacies have long been carved into stone, literally. But sometimes the vanity or silliness driving such projects turns them into monumental WTFs. That was undoubtedly the case last month in the U.S. state of Georgia, where a local mayor was ousted from office after pushing through a project to build a giant chicken as a way to attract tourists to this town.

But the list of grandiose ideas that fell flat, or worse, is long: from the racy likeness of an Italian heroine to the immortalizing of a corrupt African leader who isn't even from your country.

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