Dictator Heads, Earwax, and Butt Trumpets: The Seven Weirdest Things at Basel This Year

There's no denying that Basel just keeps getting bigger. More than 60,000 visitors descended on South Florida last week and made it rain billions on hotels, restaurants and, oh yeah, some artwork too. But is it just us, or does Basel and its surrounding hooplah just get weirder every year too?

From a dictator's disembodied head to a live earwax removal to an already infamous vagina phone charger, this year's Basel surely set a record for pure WTF moments.

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Carlos Suarez De Jesus