I am pleasantly horrified by these ‘wet unboxing’ videos

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Thankfully, the cultural peak of the unboxing video has come and gone. Do you really want to watch another person open a new iPhone or a box from Glossier? But there's still room for riffs on the genre — for example, these profoundly disturbing "wet unboxing" clips from artist Alex Frost.

Each video shows Frost opening up a package of some kind underwater. The stuff, whatever it is, oozes into the water, usually turning it gray and filling it with weird flakes. It's absolutely nauseating. I can't stop watching. Read more...

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