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San Marcos, Texas
Freeman Ranch Body Farm
Human remains in varying states of decay are strewn about this Texas State facility for scientific study.
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The Remains of a Swiss Couple Have Been Found, 75 Years After They Went Missing
The last chapter of a sad story.
July 18, 2017
'Mike the Headless Chicken' Sculpture
It would be easy to walk past this unusual piece of art and have no idea it pays tribute to the odd life of a real chicken.
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This Tube Worm Will Outlive Us All
Some members of the species can live past 300.
July 17, 2017
Shep the Broomfield Turnpike Dog
The final resting spot of the Colorado Transportation Department's beloved unofficial mascot.
Added by sbrendecke
Museo de Arte Popular
An airy Art Deco space devoted to the weird and wonderful folk art traditions of Mexico.
Added by Ike Allen
Manhattan Residents Had a Wake for This Doomed Tree
The weeping willow's name is Cher.
July 10, 2017
The site of a mysterious pony massacre is rich with extraterrestrial conspiracy theories.
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La Paz, Bolivia
In La Paz's huge, city-sized cemetery, the deceased are stored in rows of apartment-like buildings.
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This Mummified Chameleon Was Hoping to Find Water
The sad end of a hopeful creature.
June 21, 2017
La Chiesa del Purgatorio
Macabre symbols of death and mummies on display set the tone of this Italian purgatory church.
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Bury Me in an Artificial Reef
One Florida-based company offers a second life at sea by adding cremains to something called a reef ball.
June 09, 2017
Holodomor Victims Memorial
The haunting complex honors the millions of Ukrainians who died in the forced famine under Soviet rule.
Added by chernobaevlucy
Kaluakauka (Doctor's Pit)
The spot where the namesake of the Douglas fir met his mysterious end on a Hawaiian volcano.
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Site of the Rosewood Massacre
A once thriving predominantly black town was destroyed on this site in 1923, and was rarely spoken of until 1982.
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The Unspectacular End of Star N6946-BH1
The quiet collapse of a red supergiant reveals a new fate for some stars: the "massive fail."
May 26, 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana
Museum of Death
A collection of oddities including Dr. Kevorkian's suicide device, the Thanatron.
Added by jessicamargaret
The Mysterious Death of the Namesake of the Douglas Fir
Was David Douglas trampled by a wild bull, or lured into a trap?
May 18, 2017
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