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03/25/2014 11:10 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

This Is What Happens When Headlines Are Replaced With User Comments

What would the news look like if headlines were replaced with user comments?

Web and interactive designer Richard Westenra decided to make that thought a reality by creating a new tool that replaces the headline of any article on the Daily Mail's homepage with user comments from that same article.

"The results are often a little terrifying," he wrote.

Look:

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Westenra's said he got the idea from Twitter user TechnicallyRon, who did a similar experiment earlier in March:

Obviously, HuffPost commenters would generate headlines that were far less "terrifying" and far more "extremely thoughtful, perceptive and witty."

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