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Nippled Irish Royalty and Their Less Fortunate, Usually Dead, Nippleless Relatives

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 05.14.2015 | Travel
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

As with all royalty, there were power games in the nipple hierarchy. Cutting off a royal descendant's nipples made him ineligible for kingship. Not as subtle as poison, but undeniable evidence of his unsuitability for a kingly role. No nips, game over.

Ancient Bones Reveal Bizarre Iron Age Rituals

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 08.03.2014 | Science

The bones of dozens of Iron Age warriors found in Denmark were collected and ritually mutilated after spending months on the battlefield, archaeologis...

Explanation Offered For Bronze Age 'Franken-Mummies'

Posted 07.10.2012 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 07/09/2012 01:54 PM EDT on LiveScience Mummies found off the coast of Scotland are Frankenste...