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10 Gruesome Fairytale Endings That Will Make You Rethink About Happy Ever After

Disney did a great job sugarcoating the fairytales we grew up with.

Fairy tales always make people dream about living a fantastic life, filled with laughter and love and seemingly free from troubles. However, some Disney fairy tales that we’ve come to love and the stories that made every girl dream about a “happily ever after” moment with a prince to sweep them off their feet were actually based on original stories that had morbid twists and gruesome endings.

It turns out that companies like Disney have done a perfect job in sugarcoating the truth found in those children’s fairy tales so as to give these readers the happy ending that they’ve always hoped for.

Here are 10 original fairy tale endings that may ruin your childhood:

#1. Snow White

We are all familiar with how the Queen sent out the Huntsman to kill Snow White and bring back her heart. It was a pretty accurate version from Disney except that in the original story the Queen had asked for the princess’ lungs and liver to be served to dinner.

Snow White also didn’t wake up from the prince’s magical kiss.

He carried her body to the castle but she awakened when she was jostled by a horse. Who knows what the prince would do to her “dead” body.

#2. The Little Mermaid

In the classic Disney animated film version, Ariel successfully turned into a human so she can finally be with prince Eric and marry him. The happy ending is that there was a big wedding attended by humans and Ariel’s people in the underwater world. However, the original story from Hans Christian Andersen had two different endings in which Ariel’s fate is to die.

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In the first version, the mermaid saw the Prince marry someone else and she is disheartened. She was given a knife which she may use to kill the prince, but she refused and jumped into the ocean instead. She then turned into froth and died. A revised version saw the mermaid becoming a “daughter of the air” who was waiting to rise up to heaven.

#3. Sleeping Beauty

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The original Sleeping Beauty story will convince you that Disney is giving people false hopes about ever after. Sleeping Beauty was put in a sleeping spell because of a prophecy, not because she was cursed. A kiss from a prince didn’t wake her up.

The king saw her asleep and then raped her.

She got pregnant and gave birth nine months after to two kids – while she’s still asleep. One of her kids sucked her finger which removed the piece of flax that was keeping her in her sleep status. She then woke up and found out about her rape and realized she’s already a mother.

#4. Cinderella

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Cinderella has a morbid twist in the Brothers Grimm version. One of the evil stepsisters cut off her toes while the other also cut off her heel so both can easily fit into that tiny glass slipper.

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Eventually, the prince found out the truth about the owner of the glass slipper. When the stepsisters realized that they had to win Cinderella’s favor, they went to her wedding but their eyes were pecked out by birds.

#5. Goldilocks and The Three Bears

We know about how Goldilocks stumbled upon a house that belonged to a family of bears. She went inside and found that there were three bowls of porridge sitting on the table. She tried each one of them and found that baby bear’s porridge tasted the best. The bear came home to find that she slept on baby bear’s bed. She woke up and runs to escape from the home.

In the 1837 original version, there were two possible endings. In the first, the bears actually caught the blonde intruder, ripper her apart and made her their meal. In the other version, Goldilocks jumps out the window but it was told that she either fell and broke her neck or she was arrested for breaking in and was sent to a correction house.

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19 Perfectly-Timed Photos That Will Make You Look Twice

I cannot get over #3. Seriously.

While it is true that we sometimes utilize modern 3D effects or virtual reality just to see amazing things, there are indeed certain things in life that will make you look and think twice. They first appear to be this sort of stuff but end up very differently.

We here at Elite Readers decided to make a compilation of things that will make you look twice to figure out what is really going on. They are a combination of funny and interesting items, but their magic really relies on great timing and, well, coincidence.

Without further ado, here are some of the photos that will definitely make you stop and think. Go ahead and check them out for yourself. You can thank us later!

#1. Just how many dogs do I own?

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#2. He almost caught me.

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#3. You just got to understand it.

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#4. Are you really confused right now?

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#5. Wait, what?

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#6. Just look closely.

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#7. Take a wild guess where the house is.

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#8. Weird. Father is floating.

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#9. What’s up with the umbrella?

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#10. You got some serious powers there, ref.

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#11. Is that… Is that… Nah, it is a bug.

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#12. WTF happen to your head, Susan?

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#13. Holy mother of…

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#14. Does it smell good, dear?

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#15. Where is his body?

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#16. Just one of things a cat can do.

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#17. Yup, it fits. It really fits.

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#18. Optical illusion at its finest!

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#19. Just shut up and kiss me!

So, what do you think about this compilation? Were the photos misleading enough to make you laugh or whatnot? Either way, be sure to let us know what you think in the comments below. We would love to hear from you!

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28 Funny Photos of Cool Parents Taking Things Easy In Parenting

No. 9 is epic!

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Being a parent is a big responsibility to take on since you’ll be making sure that your kid grows up to become decent human beings. But let’s not forget that parents are humans and they are not perfect. They still make a lot of mistakes and many continue to learn how to become a better parent each day.

For some parents, though, they have accepted the fact that there are things that they can’t control. These are cool parents who are taking things easy as they always find a solution to every mistake made. The result is hilarious and, at the same time, clever. Check out the photos.

#1. Clever solution to the absence of a hair tie.

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#2. It's cool when you have engineers as parents.

#3. Your kid becomes Spiderman if you don't watch him.

#4. This guy's parents made his wife a Christmas stocking.

#5. Awesome Dad!

#6. When you want to be an ear for Halloween and dad lets it happen.

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#7. If you can't get dad to leave his chair, join him.

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#8. When your stomatologist dad wasn't able to get balloons for your birthday.

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#9. This drunk Dad made his dog learn how to pedal.

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#10. "Nine-hour flight to Budapest. No problem. We’re an experienced family of travelers."

#11. When you're out with your little one for a "nice dinner."

#12. Awesome balancing skills.

#13. Expectation vs. Reality

#14. When you do your best to teach your kid how to swim.

#15. Note: The baby is fine! No harm done. Promise.

#16. Surely, they're good parents.

#17. When you have stay-at-home parents who took a trip to the Atacama desert.

#18. Doesn't matter if that's a new dress – she's happy with the cake!

#19. When you don't like your phone casing so you gave it to your dad instead.

Source: tmackisey/Twitter#20. Parenting in a nutshell.

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#21. Just the perfect timing.

#22. This mom got too much time on her hands.

#23. "I am 24, and I live with my parents. This is my Christmas present. I think they are hinting at something."

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#24. Dad finally learning about her daughter's tattoo.

#25. When you think your kid has a cute Christmas sweater, until you look at Santa.

#26. When you see it —- Coolest dad.

#27. This happens when you take your kid to the zoo and you get distracted for a second.

#28. When you still live with your parents as a grown-man and you get this for Christmas.

Which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments section below! Share this with your friends and family.

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Man Sustains Serious Injuries After Vape Pen Explodes In His Face

This guy will never vape again!

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Think a vape pen is much safer than a typical cigarette? Well, think again! An incident in Idaho shows us the dangers of using an electronic cigarette after Andrew Hall, a 30-year-old father, had experienced gruesome injuries after his vape pen exploded in his face.

As a result, Hall sustained second degree burns and lost 7 of his teeth. According to him, his electronic cigarette exploded without a warning.

Andrew Hall, 30, has been vaping for almost a year – and then something terribly bad happens!

In a report by the DailyDot, we learn that the explosion “caused the device to shatter in Hall’s mouth.” This apparently resulted to “knocking out a number of teeth and leaving burn marks on his cheek and neck.”

Fortunately, he was immediately rushed to the intensive care unit of a nearby hospital.

Hall later posted images, detailing his injuries to warn others about the dangers of vaping.

Meanwhile, some netizens expressed skepticism regarding Hall’s claims, questioning how a vape pen can cause so much injuries. Hall, on the other hand, responded to it by posting pictures of the charred e-cigarette along with his badly-damaged bathroom shrink.


Hall said in a post:

“I’ve been doing this for about a year now and assure you I did not do anything I wasn’t supposed to (battery was in right, always had the shop put it together when I first bought it and add things and maintenance it the right way while taking their advice) but it exploded in my face.”

This guy will never vape again!

As of the moment, the details remain unclear about the cause of the explosion. Hall, however, believes it is probably because of the battery powering the device.

Hall also warned others:

“I Vape (I know, terrible and uncool) but I no longer do and I hope to possibly sway those that do to maybe reevaluate or find other methods of smoking.”

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