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Dead Bodies

9 Ways You May Not Realize Dead Bodies Help Make Our Lives Better

The Huffington Post | Eliza Sankar-Gorton | Posted 10.25.2015 | Science

With Halloween around the corner, you're likely to see many zombies, mummies and ghosts walking around. But the dead don't just serve as costume inspi...

Remains of the Day

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 10.21.2015 | Books
Glenn C. Altschuler

For more than two thousand years, some people, inspired perhaps by Diogenes the Cynic (ca. 412-323 B.C.E.), have made fun of burial practices and monuments.

Icelandic Artist Seeks Corpse For Very Morbid Dance Performance

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.10.2015 | Arts

"Looking for dead bodies in the name of the art," began the recent Facebook post of Icelandic artist Snorri Ásmundsson. "I need a corpse ...

What Celebrity Body Parts Have Been Exhumed? This Week's Weird Podcast Will Tell You

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 11.06.2014 | Weird News

It's our most metal podcast yet. As the spookiest holiday of the year draws over us like a dark shadow, the Weird News crew and special guest autho...

Eerie Interiors

ZOOM interiors | Posted 12.29.2014 | HuffPost Home
ZOOM interiors

Halloween is one of the cheesiest traditions. That's right, cheesy. It is supposed to be scary, yet somehow it turns into a cheesefest, stinky enough to make Switzerland proud.

Washington Died In Office? Ten Shocking Rumors About The Founding Fathers

TruTV.com | Posted 06.22.2012 | Weird News

Sure, you've heard the rumor that Thomas Jefferson had an affair with one of his slaves. But did you know that George Washington may have been mur...

Cops Find 5 Bodies In Rural Area Near Mexico City

AP | Posted 10.28.2011 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- A phone call to a relative of a missing person led police to excavate a corn field in a farming town not far from the capital, and disc...

90-Year-Old Chicago Woman Living With Siblings' Dead Bodies

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

EVANSTON, Ill. — A 90-year-old woman apparently has been living in a house with the bodies of her three siblings, one of whom may have been dead...