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The Museum for Extraordinary Objects is a mad scientist's playground

Piecemeal bodies sit in high-tech chairs, with nightmarishly inappropriate heads staring at you. It sounds like the laboratory of a mad scientist, but Berlin's Museum for Extraordinary Objects is actually a playground full of jumbles of bizarre found art.

The Designpanoptikum, aka the Museum For Extraordinary Objects is the work of Russian-born artist Vlad Korneev, who collected these objects as props for his photographic works. The unifying theme of these weird object is the fact that their outward appearance was determined by function rather than form. But also, they're almost all uniformly creeptastic, especially when you put them together like he has. Check out some images below. Photos by Sean Gallup/Getty Images.

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A wooden mannequin with a head that is actually a blimp used to suppress the sound of a film camera mounted inside.

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Industrial tools and wall-mounted telephones hang on display.

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Male and female prosthetics stand combined with an ejection seat from a military airplane and a 1960s-era hair dryer to create an artistic creation.

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Male and female prosthetics stand combined with an ejection seat from a military airplane and a 1960s-era hair dryer to create an artistic creation.

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Random objects on display.

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An x-ray machine (L) from a German military field hospital stands coupled to a sun lamp.

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The front jet engine mount from an Antonov AN-24 airplane stands among other objects.

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A mannequin's head stands in an optician's eye test device.

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A 1960s-era large format slide projector from the former East Germany stands among other objects.

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A giant, 1920s-era camera used for making reproductions stands among other objects.

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A giant, 1920s-era camera used for making reproductions stands among other objects.

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franknstein
FrankN.Stein

"large format slide projector from the former East Germany"

What... I mean how... WHAT?

That looks like something postioned at the iron-curtain-border to

scare refugees away....