Picture of the Day: Steampunk Helmet With Live Goldfish Inside

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This is a screen capture from a video of a human being wearing a helmet filled with live goldfish at the gothish/steampunkish Edwardian Ball in San Francisco this past weekend. You have to appreciate this man's dedication to his subculture of choice. Say what you will about how weird it is, but is it really that much stranger than marathon running or hotrodding or fox hunting?

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