Protests That Turned Heads

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If you want the world to listen to your cause, shouting just won't work.  You have to get weird.  That's what Alice Newstead did last summer to raise awareness about shark endangerment.  With oversized fish hooks, a Paris boutique, and silver spray paint, Alice hung around briefly, but it got people's attention.

The painful stunt went on for 15 minutes, as shoppers came to have a gander at the weird protest in the window of cosmetics store Lush. According to the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) some 100 million sharks are caught in commercial and sports fishing every year, and several species have declined by more than 80 per cent in the past decade alone.

Oddee has nine other strange protests we have been subjected to... and took notice of.


Haha, "that's Alice" I blarted out to myself before clicking the link, and it was. She's an awesome person and good friend. Yes, that is her skin, albeit painted and hooked with hooks usually used for shark fishing (albeit the barbs are filed off).

Not really all that weird considering that there are quite a few people who do suspension these days, this commenter included.
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I see nothing wrong with Alices' suspension. Native americans did this as a right of passage.
Body modification is a wonderful thing when done correctly. Suspension art is great.
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