Striking Photos Of Life In Soviet Lithuania
Photographer Antanas Sutkus began documenting life in Soviet Lithuania after becoming disillusioned by the confines of the Soviet-controlled press. Most of his photographs were taken during the 1960s and 1970s, during a period of high poverty and a troubled relationship with Soviet rule.
Sutkus wanted to focus on ordinary people, especially children. “Childhood is the most important platform for me as a photographer,” he said. “Children are genuine, natural. They do not live according to ‘our’ laws.” View more photos at So Bad So Good.
Five Unusual Disorder Almost Too Weird To Be Real
Sure, “Exploding Head Syndrome” isn’t exactly what it sounds like (instead, it involves agonizing bursts of noise and flashes of light from within the brain). But “Auto-Brewery Syndrome” is even weirder than it sounds (that one involves your body getting drunk without any alcohol). Then there’s “Foreign Accent Syndrome,” which is exactly what it sounds like.
Get the unbelievable details on these and two other of the world’s strangest medical disorders.