• Man Sitting On A Dead Horse

    A late 19th century photo appears to show a finely-dressed Sheboygan, WI man sitting on a dead horse in the street.

    • Posted December 21, 2010
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  • The Separation

    A short film by Robert Morgan about the separation of conjoined twins and its extraordinary consequences.

    • Posted December 21, 2010
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  • A Chair With Guts

    I'm not sure eviscerated furniture will fit your feng shui...

    • Posted December 21, 2010
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  • 1966 Forehead Grenade X-ray

    An x-ray of unknown origins seems to show a man with a hand grenade embedded in his skull.

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • Terrifying Vintage Surgical Tools

    Early surgery was more like medieval torture with these devices.

    • Posted December 17, 2010
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  • The Radium Girls

    The Radium Girls were a group of female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch dials with radioactive glow-in-the-dark paint around 1917.

    • Posted December 15, 2010
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  • The Radioactive Death of Eben Byers

    Industrialist Eben Byers died in 1931 after drinking 3 bottles of "medicinal" radioactive water Radithor every day for nearly three years.

    • Posted December 15, 2010
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  • The Sideshow Banner Art of Fred G. Johnson

    Fred G. Johnson is one of the finest sideshow banner painters in the history of the circus and sideshow world.

    • Posted December 14, 2010
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  • Still Life: Adventures in Taxidermy

    Melissa Milgrom's Still Life: Adventures in Taxidermy explores taxidermy from the early pioneers to the modern masters.

    • Posted December 13, 2010
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  • Beauchene Skull: Art of the Exploded Skull

    Disarticulated skulls reassembled on movable stands for study.

    • Posted December 11, 2010
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