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The Art of Cheating Death

Ron English | Posted 09.30.2014 | Arts
Ron English

Art that has outlived its creator exists beyond the reach of death, and its ultimate purpose may be to preserve the high marks of human consciousness for unborn generations.

We Never Thought We'd Say This, But These Skulls Look Good Enough To Eat

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 06.26.2014 | Arts

Now here are some skulls that we'd love to sink our teeth into. An Etsy shop is selling life-size human skulls made of chocolate, and they look sup...

Mute Witnesses to Horror in Rwanda and Cambodia: The Stations of the Skulls on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 06.06.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

They are 5,250 miles apart, one in Asia, the other in Africa. But in each, huge piles of human skulls bear mute witness to the genocidal horrors of the last quarter of the 20th century when the world should already have learned better from the enormity of the Nazi Holocaust. Once the Chao Ponhea Yat High School, Pol Pot turned it into Security Prison 21 (S-21), where of the nearly 20,000 who passed through its satanic doors only a dozen survived. It was just one of scores of such hellholes where prisoners were beaten, tortured with electric shocks, burned with searing hot metal and water-boarded among other torments.

A Holiday Worth Celebrating

Sandy Goodman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Sandy Goodman

Millions of our Latin-American neighbors, and some of us, have just celebrated a wonderful holiday. It's a shame that so many millions of Americans are not even aware of it, and have never considered whether our neighbors have an idea worth adopting.

10 Amazing Skull Artworks To Celebrate Day Of The Dead

Posted 11.01.2013 | Arts

The Halloween festivities may have come to a close, but there's still more seasonal festivities to celebrate. No, it's not time to break out the cornu...

Halloween and the Bizarre Art of Unexpected Style

Kelly Wearstler | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Kelly Wearstler

All Hallows Eve is an event ushered in annually at my home with great fanfare, enthusiasm, and a liberal amount of custom wigs... In my book, it is a holiday dedicated to reinvention, bold self-expression, creativity, and wild costuming. A chance to pay homage to my muses or even become them for a day.

Fall Rocks - 7 Ways to Capture a Rock n' Roll Vibe Now

Kelly Wearstler | Posted 12.24.2013 | HuffPost Home
Kelly Wearstler

As the seasons change, my inspiration turns to the rocknrolla brood -- much like fall, rocker chic is all about accessorizing. This week I am paying tribute to my favorite music and style icons with a guide to Fall pieces dedicated to rock n' roll.

8 Sure Fire Ways To Ruin An Outfit

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 05.21.2013 | Style

This is becoming a common tale: You see an item of clothing from across the store, and you're elated because it seems absolutely perfect. But once you...

The World's Only Pirate Cemetery?

Kip Patrick | Posted 05.05.2013 | Travel
Kip Patrick

Cyclones and centuries have worn away many of the well-aged engravings on the stone markers.

Massive Toy Recall

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.17.2012 | Parents

-- The following recall has been announced: MARBLE-SIZED TOYS...

Craniums, Carcasses, Castles

Frank Browning | Posted 01.21.2013 | Arts
Frank Browning

Stunningly nightmarish is an entire room packed with 36 seemingly identical paintings of carcasses. The beef carcasses are among the most realistic of the artist's paintings, even as they are also semi-surreal dream-memory works that seem to explode into your eyes.

Happy Day Of The Dead!

Posted 11.01.2012 | Arts

The Halloween festivities may have come to a close, but there's still more seasonal festivities to celebrate. No, it's not time to break out the cornu...

Could Men's Lace Underwear Become a Thing?

Michael Kleinmann | Posted 09.26.2012 | Style
Michael Kleinmann

More and more men's underwear brands are introducing lace into their underwear offerings. These aren't your typical lace panties either. This is la...

American Head Size Is Changing; Scientists Unsure Why

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.19.2013 | Science

Did the 20th century make us big-headed? Maybe so, since forensic anthropologists at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville found that white America...

How Did 1200-Year-Old Peruvian Skulls End Up In Florida Backyard?

Posted 07.15.2012 | Weird News

When a plumber discovered two skulls buried in the ground of a Florida backyard last January, police thought they had a murder mystery to solve. Turns...

PHOTOS Amazing Images Of Skulls For Day Of The Dead

Posted 01.01.2012 | Books

The human skull is an iconic image throughout history, and across cultures. Some use it as decoration, others as a warning. It's also a common sym...

Letter From Paris: The Skulls of Yahel Chirinian

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Beth Arnold

Ms. Chirinian has produced visually interesting pieces that erupt with energy and light. When the light hits these extraordinary skulls, it explodes across the ceiling and walls like a disco ball.

LAST CALL: 5 Must See Art Events Ending Soon | From Damien Hirst's Skulls To Children's Books

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

It's the time of year when we all begin to lose our minds with thoughts of stuffing our faces, buying presents and having visions of sugarplum fairies...

Airport Police Find 6 Human Skulls In Tourists Luggage

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

(Reuters) - Greek police charged two U.S. tourists with desecrating the dead on Thursday after they found six human skulls in their hand luggage at At...

WATCH: PHOTOGRAPHY: From Photography To Skulls With David Bailey

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

David Bailey, one of Britain's most celebrated photographers, best known for his portraits of some of the most famous and beautiful people in the worl...

Second Human Skull Found In Forest Near Los Angeles

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Investigators in Southern California have found a second human skull in a national forest close to where hikers discovered the fir...

Medieval 'Vampire' Skull Found Near Venice

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The skull of a "vampire" has been found near Venice among the corpses of 16th century plague victims, reports LiveScience. The leader of the archaeol...