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New Orleans, Louisiana
Museum of Death
A collection of oddities including Dr. Kevorkian's suicide device, the Thanatron.
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Would You Confess Your Criminal Misdeeds to This Skeleton?
Back in the 1920s, the inventor Helene Adelaide Shelby was pretty sure you would.
May 16, 2017
An Hải, Vietnam
Lang Tan Temple (Temple of the Whale)
Home to what locals claim is the largest whale skeleton in Southeast Asia, which is worshiped yearly.
Added by Josh
Found: A Man Buried With a Stone in Place of His Tongue
It's the only such burial ever found in Roman Britain.
January 24, 2017
Pueblo Libre, Peru
The Room of 10,000 Ancient Skulls
Lima’s Museum of Anthropology is lined with thousands of elongated human craniums.
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Javier Puerta Museum of Anatomy
An incredible collection of anatomical models, mummified body parts, and human bones in one of the world's oldest universities.
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The Bizarre 17th-Century Dioramas Made from Real Human Body Parts
Dioramas of infants' skeletons adorned with lace and jewelry were seen as grotesque and beautiful.
November 17, 2016
Watch a Celebration of the Cult of 'Saint Death'
"The skinny lady," a skeleton in fancy dress, is an unconventional usher into the afterlife.
November 16, 2016
Ossuary Chapel of the Cathedral of Otranto
A 1,000-year-old church holds the bones of the Christian martyrs who died hiding inside it.
Added by zackofalltrades
Watch Early Rotoscoping Turn Cab Calloway into the Ghost of a Walrus
Simultaneously eerie, cute, jazzy, and artistic.
September 21, 2016
Found: A 2,000-Year-Old Skeleton at the Antikythera Wreck
Archaeologists made a new discovery at the site where the world's oldest computer was found.
September 20, 2016
80 Shackled Skeletons Found in Greek Grave After Ancient Mass Execution
Something major happened here.
August 02, 2016
The world's only mounted blue whale, its jaw hinged open allowing visitors to descend into a lounge with benches, carpets, and lush wall hangings.
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Shrine of Saints Magnus and Bonosa
The only building in Louisville (hopefully) that contains two ancient holy skeletons.
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Majlis al Jinn Cave Chamber
This giant underground cave chamber can only be accessed through a small opening at the top.
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What killed this humpback whale is a mystery, but its remains have become legendary.
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Inscription on Newly Found 2,400-Year-Old Mosaic: 'Be Cheerful, Enjoy Your Life'
It's good advice.
April 22, 2016
Klatovy Catacomb Mummies
These 17th century mummies are still on gruesome display today.
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