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First the Peruvians found an elongated unearthly skull. And now comes an astonishing new discovery: A strange, huge, 3-fingered hand.

MysteriousUniverse reports:

Less that two months after the revelation of the discovery in Peru of a tiny humanoid head comes another strange finding that is less humanoid and more alien-like. The hand has only three long fingers – no thumb – and has other strange characteristics that make its identity difficult. Does it belong to an alien who can no longer give its buddies a high-three? Are elongated fingers a sign the being also had an elongated skull?

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vivacalacaThe dead not only CAN dance, but they DO dance in Viva Calaca, an animated short based on the Voltaire tune from 2007. [Video by Ritxi Ostáriz.] [Mas…]


Hey, kids, teachers, parents, and/or enthusiastic paper cutters! Here’s how to make Dia de Los Muertos Calaveras with just a sheet of paper and a pair of scissors. [Video by art instructor Jaime Shilen.]

vivacalacaIn Viva Calaca, an animated short based on the Voltaire tune from 2007, the dead be dancin’. [Video by Ritxi Ostáriz.] [Mas…]

* UPDATE #4 1:50 PM PST 11-02-2015: What’s wrong with this picture? [Hint: Got diversity? IG photo via @IncludeLatinos.]

* UPDATE #3 1:25 PM PST 11-01-2015: The rebeldes at Latino Rebels snagged the M-A-C video [in case it gets disappeared], embedded it via DropBox, and you can see it here.

* UPDATE #2 5:08 PM PDT 10-29-2015: The video is still on the M-A-C Facebook page — along with many negative comments.  We’re not allowed to embed it, however. No response to our Tweet.

 

* UPDATE #1 2:12 PM PDT 10-29-2015: Since we published our story overnight, this video has been marked ‘private’ by M-A-C and therefore cannot be viewed. We don’t know if this is a mistake/glitch or something else. We’ve Tweeted M-A-C asking for an explanation.

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Marissa Jade Willinsky and M-A-C, the cosmetics company, want to show you how to do your face for Dia de Los Muertos. [UPDATE: THE ORIGINAL LINK TO THE M-A-C SITE HERE ^^^^ USED TO GO TO THE DDLM MAKEUP VIDEO. NOW IT DOESN’T.]

The beautiful Brooklyn native’s makeup tutorial misses the point of the sugar skull look (PRO TIP: Cadaverous skulls don’t wear lipstick), but includes pasted-on somethings around the eyes, which POCHO fan Belen C. B., in a private email, likened to “[pinche] peas in the guacamole.

Of course, everything ends up smashingly, because “product.” And the TMI — Adderall product placement, anyone?!

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It’s hard to beat CUPQUAKE’s mysterious and alluring Dia de Los Muertos sugar skull calavera makeup video, which we first ran in 2012.

We still have two questions:

  1. What is she wearing?
  2. And who are those guys in the background?

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Archaeologists unearth ‘Aztec skull rack’ beneath Mexico City (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés August 24, 2015 Cultura
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A ceremonial Aztec trophy rack for displaying the skulls of vanquished enemies has been discovered underneath the Templo Mayor Aztec complex in Mexico City’s historic center. Reuters reports:

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Jarina De Marco NSFW Halloween video: ‘I Put A Spell on You’

by MOON GUAC October 24, 2014 Cultura
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Jarina De Marco reinvents Screamin’ Jay Hawkins’ I Put A Spell On You, santeria style, in Spanglish. [NSFW language.]

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He’s been to the desert on a banana with one name: Bonito (video)

by Barney Asada June 19, 2014 Cartoons
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A wrenching tale of a desert crossing: A lone banana on a mission to el otro lado. Can Bonito make it?

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Playing with your food is fun on Dia de Los Muertos (video)

by ONO MISTERBILL November 1, 2013 Cultura
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Someone — maybe you — will watch this weird stop motion animation Dias De Los Muertos by Scott Renk and say, “Some people have too much time on their hands” to which we say, “Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes… the ones who […]

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Jarina De Marco for Halloween: ‘I Put A Spell on You’ (NSFW video)

by MOON GUAC October 25, 2013 Cultura
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Jarina De Marco reinvents Screamin’ Jay Hawkins’ I Put A Spell On You, santeria style, in Spanglish. [NSFW language, F-bomb.] Contrast and compare with the original Screamin’ Jay version:

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@SaraChicaD paints her nails like skulls for Dia de los Muertos (video)

by Lucida Grandé October 25, 2013 Cultura
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POCHO’s Subcommandanta del Ñews — Sara Inés Calderón — is back with another Halloween/Dia de los Muertos DIY nail art demo, this time with skulls! She’s’ @SaraChicaD on the Twitter. PREVIOUSLY ON SARACHICAD’S NAILS:

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Playing with your food for fun on Dia de Los Muertos (video)

by ONO MISTERBILL November 1, 2012 Cultura
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Someone — maybe you — will watch this weird stop motion animation Dias De Los Muertos by Scott Renk and say, “Some people have too much time on their hands” to which we say, “Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes… the ones who […]

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Cupquake’s mysterious and alluring Dia de Los Muertos makeup video

by Lucida Grandé October 25, 2012 Cultura
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What is she wearing? And who are those dudes in the background?

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