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Twitter Thread: Stranger Than Fiction History Behind Roman Ring

This fun and educational Twitter thread from @OptimoPrincip takes a look at the mysterious history behind an enigmatic Roman ring. As it turns out this ring very well could have inspired J.R.R. Tolkien's own ideas behind the infamous Lord of the Rings trilogy. 

Awesome mystery Twitter thread about a Roman ring | Gareth Harney @OptimoPrincipi 1 stranger than fiction Roman ring mystery thread: this enigmatic Roman gold ring found ploughed field near Silchester 1785 square bezel has portrait pagan goddess Venus, inscribed backwards SUNEV use as signet ring by owner. Curiously
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Employee Robs Museum To Call Out Lack Of Security

Literally, like a boss. Apparently, the story here goes in this particularly wild little Tumblr thread, that a boss' concerns about the museum's lack of security were being dismissed. So, the boss took matters into their own hands, and proved their point, by robbing the museum. Definite power play. 

Boss robs a museum to prove a point about the museum's lack of security | flamefriendsshipped So my boss once robbed museum prove point and honestly think she is my new role model. flamefriendsshipped If this gets notes tell full story fandomlovingweirdo Story
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Taxidermy Fails That are Stuffed with Horror

Bad Taxidermy can feel so downright cringeworthy that you just feel bad about yourself. We don't know what kind of self respecting museum or novelty shop would want to to put these on display, but the expressions are one of a kind. They look like oven mitts.

Wtf weird and bad taxidermy fails | creepy front facing taxidermy tiger | derpy looking taxidermy lion with its tongue hanging out
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Security Guard At National Cowboy Museum Becomes Social Media Manager

Tim is bringing fire to the world of social media. Previously the Security Guard of the National Cowboy Museum, Tim was appointed the head of social media. What a gift for the rest of the world to enjoy. We love what you're doing, Tim. 

Security guard at the National Cowboy Museum learns to be the social media manager | NATIONALCOWBOYMUSEUM Posts 14,550 others nationalcowboymuseum Hello Friends, my name is Tim and am head security Cowboy have been asked take on additional duty social media management while museum is closed new social media but excited share am told is called "content" on all Cowboy's am told are "platforms" including Twitter Facebook, and Instagram. My team and will also continue protect and monitor museum and
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Museum Asked People to Recreate Art and They Nailed It

The Getty Museum challenged the people of twitter to recreate famous art pieces with things lying around their house. Of course, people were bored and creative enough to do it. For a weirder time people were asked to do art, here's the time people were asked to draw a duck, and they responded.

Museum asks people to recreate art | Napoleon Crossing the Alps painting by Jacques-Louis David recreated by a man wearing a sombrero and a red blanket riding a person in a horse maks
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Katy Perry seems surprised that these museum goers aren't treating her like a god. She definitely expected a lot more from them. 

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Museum Tells Story of The Unluckiest Mouse Ever

The Museum of English Rural Life is weirdly prolific on twitter, for a museum. A while ago they had an unexpected mouse guest, and things went about as stupidly as anyone could guess.

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Museum of Failure in LA Is The Ultimate Collection of Fails

They have the largest collection of failed products in the world, all to show how important failure is in the process of innovation. Sounded like something we would be interested in.

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Girl Converts Her Roommate's Bedroom Into Hilarious Museum Exhibit While She's Gone

We've all had that one roommate that preyed upon the opportunity to make our lives just a TAD more difficult. This definitely ranks as one of the more clever and innocent pranks we've seen though. She might very well have inspired a movement with this one. 

Girl converts her roommate's bedroom into a museum while she's gone.
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Guy's NSFW Twitter Story About Why Sign's His Fault Will Leave You In Tears

The Reykjavík International Film Festival kept being mistaken for the The Icelandic Phallological Museum. Like a lot.

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