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  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Body Farms   7 years, 1 month ago · View

    Thumbnail Body farms are research facilities where scientists can study human decomposition in a variety of settings. The purpose of body farms is for students to gain a better understanding of the decomposition process, and develop techniques for extracting information. By studying human remains, it is possible to figure out the time of death as well [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: You Can Checkout Anytime You’d Like but You Can Never Leave   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Kate Morgan’s ghost has been haunting the Hotel del Coronado for more than 100 years. The Hotel del Coronado overlooking the San Francisco Bay, has hosted famous celebrities such as Babe Ruth, Charlie Chaplin, Brad Pitt and Madonna. It’s most famous visitor however, Kate Morgan, has never left. Stories of ghostly occurrences have been circulating [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Contacted by an Angel   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Former Beverly Hills 90210 star, Tori Spelling has been busy these days, with her reality TV shows, raising children and talking to ghosts. Spelling claims to have been contacted from the afterlife by her former neighbor, Farrah Fawcett. Fawcett died on June 25, 2009 at the age of 62 after a lengthy battle with cancer. [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Beware of The Big Bad Wolf   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail A 50 year old woman was attacked and killed by a pack of nine wolf dogs that she had raised as pets. Sandra Piovesan’s body was found by her daughter in a rectangular enclosure in her backyard which housed the wolf-hybrids. An autopsy, revealed the Westmoreland County woman suffered multiple soft tissue injuries and bled [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: I Love Lucy   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail The Lucy Desi Center, located in Jamestown, New York has a mission to preserve and celebrate the legacy of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz and to enrich the world through the healing powers of love and laughter through its commitment to the development of the comedic arts. Lucille Desire Ball was born August 6, 1911, [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Trying to Rekindle an Old Flame   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail A California doctor’s decomposing body was found in the chimney of her boyfriend’s Bakersfield home. Dr Jacquelyn Kotarac was in an on-again, off-again relationship with William Moodie and apparently tried to break into his house by sliding down the chimney. Her body was discovered three days after she first slid into the chimney. Police determined [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: A Fairytale Ending   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Cinderella said, “A dream is a wish your heart makes.” Claire Whitehead got her wish. Hundreds of funeral mourners dressed up as Disney characters to celebrate the life of Disney fan Claire Whitehead. The cartoon lover died from a cancerous brain tumor at the age of 22 without ever making it to Disneyland. Her friends [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Art from Bones and Scrap Metal   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail What do you get when you combine the skills of visual art and taxidermy? Jessica Joslin’s one of a kind works of art made from the bones of animals and discarded brass scrap metal. Joslin has a unique style of combing bone and other materials in a way that creates a whole new breed of animal [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Getting High Off Embalming Fluid   7 years, 2 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Most people know that embalming fluid is a chemical used by funeral homes to preserve the dead. Morticians drain the blood out of a dead body and fill it with the embalming substance to prevent the decaying process. Embalming fluid today has taken on another purpose and has become popular among drug users looking for [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: A Big and Small Discovery   7 years, 3 months ago · View

    Thumbnail The Moche was a cultural group that occupied northern Peru from 100-750 AD. From 1997 to 2001, Archeologists discovered a series of three unlooted tombs in a 1,500-year-old Moche pyramid in Peru. The Moche were a cultural group that occupied northern Peru from 100-750 AD. They were a fearsome people who participated in human sacrifice. [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Cadaver Trials   7 years, 3 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Cadavers have come to be quite handy working as crash test dummies but it turns out back in 1892 they were already being used by the army. In July of 1892, Army Captain Louis LaGarde was ordered to test a new .30-caliber Springfield rifle. It was the first time the Army experimented with testing on [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Direct Cremation   7 years, 3 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Death is expensive, in the United States, the average funeral costs over $6000, plus the cost for a burial plot, flowers and other expenses. For those who can’t afford expensive funerals, and don’t want to be drowning in debt, you are in luck. It is possible to lay your loved one to rest for less [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: The Mamas and the Papas   7 years, 3 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Michelle Phillips, born 1944, is the last surviving member of The Mamas & The Papas. The Mamas & The Papas were a California based vocal group from the 1960s who had huge, yet brief success. John Phillips, born in 1935, was the founder and leader of The Mamas & The Papas. Phillips was headed for [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Cheers to Janis Joplin   7 years, 4 months ago · View

    Thumbnail The woman with the loud powerful voice unlike anyone else’s, wanted to go out with a bang. When Janis Joplin died of a heroin overdose on October 4, 1970 at the age of 27, she left behind a will stating that $2,500 be left for a hard-partying wake in her memory. Her friends and family had [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Jack Nicholson considering a Sky Burial   7 years, 4 months ago · View

    Thumbnail The Bucket List star, Jack Nicholson, is considering being picked apart by vultures when he dies. The 74-year-old actor has become fascinated with the traditional sky burials carried out by some Native Americans which involve the deceased’s body being hung from a tree and left for scavengers. The Native Americans believe by raising the body up high [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Ancestors in the Cemetery   7 years, 4 months ago · View

    Thumbnail Church registers may be located in the original church, in the Diocese or in regional and national archives. Begin your search at the local level and work your way up. Very often, if the church or parish does not have the records, they can tell you who will. Cemeteries can be great places to trace [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Taiwanese Funeral Customs   7 years, 4 months ago · View

    Thumbnail In Taiwan the majority of the population are Buddhists, and believe hell, heaven  and reincarnation. A person’s fate is determined by past lives. The better quality of life is determined by the amount of good deeds done during a lifetime.Through special prayers and offerings, the living can improve the after-world conditions of the deceased and [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: The Merry Cemetery   7 years, 4 months ago · View

    Thumbnail The Merry Cemetery is now a worldwide tourist attraction. The Merry Cemetery in the village of Sapanta, Romania is famous for its bright, colorful and very honest tombstones. There are over 600 wooden crosses in the cemetery that bear the life stories and even the dirty details of the deceased. Most of us are used [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: The Jefferson Memorial   7 years, 4 months ago · View

    Thumbnail The Jefferson Memorial in Washington D.C. pays tribute to Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States. The memorial is a dome-shaped rotunda, with a 19-foot bronze statue of Jefferson surrounded by columns. The interior walls are inscribed with passages from the Declaration of Independence and Jefferson’s other writings. In 1934 President Franklin Roosevelt, [...]

  • K-Dean wrote a new blog post: Baby Born After Mom’s Death   7 years, 4 months ago · View

    Thumbnail For one husband, the birth of his first child was the best and worst day of his life. Mahmoud Soliman, husband to former British champion ice skater Jayne Soliman, couldn’t have been happier to be planning for their first child. Jayne was just 41 years old when she had a sudden brain hemorrhage, but miraculously, [...]

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