Should you be planning a visit to the Czech Republic anytime soon, you surely cannot miss stopping by the Ossuary at Sedlec! It’s a chapel decorated with human bones! Now, there’s a proper church! The Ossuary In Sedlec Thanks to … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: January 2010
“When I was 14 I was friends with this dumbass girl who I’ll call ‘Jane’. Anyways, she was seeing this older guy who thought he was cool. In reality, he was just an asshole redneck. Well, I needed a ride … Continue reading
If you’re gonna fall, it’s probably best not to land on a knife. Ouch – There’s Something In My Eye! Thanks to Evelyn for the link.
This ever-so-slightly morbid joke was sent to me by my father, of all people… Ralph returns from the doctor and tells his wife that the doctor has told him he has only 24 hours to live. Given this prognosis, Ralph … Continue reading
Here are some absolutely beautiful (and rather unsettling) 19th century Japanese ghost scrolls. I’m not normally a huge fan of Japanese scrolls, but I’d love to have THESE in my house! 19th Century Ghost Scrolls Thanks to Bruce for the … Continue reading
Here’s an interesting blog entry – though I’d probably come up with a different running order for the torture implements. The imagination of the sadists of the past never ceases to amaze me. 10 Most Frightening Torture Techniques Of The … Continue reading
Excellent National Geographic article and photo gallery about the Capuchin Mummies: Where the Dead Don’t Sleep Thanks to nina for the link.
Here’s a great word that has sadly fallen into disuse: Weird Words: Patibulary ——————————————————————- Of or relating to a gallows or hanging. This turned up in a book of curious and interesting words, whose author took its meaning from Winter’s … Continue reading
Today’s Grand Yet Truly Morbid Fact! After his first grisly crime, Harvey Louis Carignan (the “Want-Ad Killer”) beat a death sentence and continued to manipulate, rape, and bludgeon women to death using want ads to lure his young female victims. … Continue reading
Today’s Fiery Yet Truly Morbid Fact! A woman out for jog while listening to her iPod had her legs severed by a freight train because she may not have heard it coming. Cheryl Ann Risse, 32, was recovering at a … Continue reading