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Thousands Protest After Pet Monkey Is Removed From Home

AP | By JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 10.05.2013 | Green

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — When two police officers tore little Chico from the arms of Elizete Carmona, they said it was for his own good. After all, 71-...

A Capuchin Crypt Full Of Well-Preserved Old Friars

Atlas Obscura | Posted 12.30.2011 | Travel
Atlas Obscura

Originally intended for other dead friars, a strange tradition emerged over the ensuing centuries as affluent Sicilians were entombed in the crypts as a symbol of social status.