World’s Strangest

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Bike Matador

For its latest project, the Carmichael Collective placed a matador in the the bike lanes of Minneapolis to tease riders with a red cape. Then, presumably, he speared them. That’s not shown in the photos and the video at the link, but it’s safe to assume that the Carmichael Collective sought maximum authenticity. Link | Carmichael [...]

What Really Happens if You Wear Red in Front of a Bull

Mythbusters dispelled the rumor when they tested flags of various colors by attaching them to matador dummies in a faux bullfighting arena, then letting a bull loose to rampage. The discovery? The bull was only mildly interested in any of them and wasn’t even that terribly aggressive if the flags weren’t waved. After this test [...]