Botched Fresco Restoration Paints the Internet With Delight

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News of an elderly Spanish woman’s well-intentioned but bungled attempt at restoring a 19th century church fresco reverberated across the Internet Wednesday. Octogenarian Cecilia Gimenez took it upon herself to fix a deteriorated fresco of Jesus Christ originally painted by Elias Garcia Martinez. The result of the amateur painter’s work was what a BBC Europe […]


Viral Video Recap: Jean-Claude Van Damme’s Epic Split and More

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Some car companies use test drivers and special instruments to measure the precision of its vehicles. Volvo uses Jean-Claude Van Damme’s legs. This week’s Viral Video Recap features a Volvo ad that shows off the automaker’s steering stability as Van Damme balances in a full split between two reversing trucks. The real, live test has […]