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Heroin Gains Popularity as Cheap Doses Flood the U.S.

The death of Philip Seymour Hoffman from an apparent heroin overdose underscores the drug's resurgence, fueled by a growing supply and a crackdown on prescription pain pills that has pushed addicts to seek alternatives.

from The Huffington Post

Why the 'Homeless Spikes' Deserve the Turner Prize

"On one level, as so much twitter outrage has pointed out, these spikes symbolise the transformation of the homeless into a form of vermin. But their artistic resonance goes further than that. These spikes beautifully encapsulate the essential concerns of a society that has abandoned any pretence of social justice, fairness and equality, even to the point of refusing to ensure what ought to be the essential component of any civilised society - a home for all its citizens."

from Explosion

Halloween Is Coming and Here Are Some Terrifying Makeup Ideas That Will Scare the Soul Out Of People