All posts tagged "Mutter Museum"

  • I Got a Plush Megacolon for my Birthday

    A fuzzy, lovable version of the giant, diseased megacolon specimen on display at the Mutter Museum in Philadelphia.

    • Posted November 18, 2016
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  • 3 Strange Cases of Missing Brains

    What do the brains of Albert Einstein, John F. Kennedy and deceased patients of the Texas state mental hospital have in common?

    • Posted May 26, 2015
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  • Most Popular Weird Books of 2014

    The most popular weird, macabre and insanely fascinating books of 2014.

    • Posted December 29, 2014
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  • Cult of Weird Fall Reading List

    Explore themes of death, cremation, devil worship, the occult, doomed expeditions and do-it-yourself taxidermy with these weird books perfect for fall reading.

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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  • Death: 10 Macabre and Fascinating Books

    I embarked on a mission to create a simple list of “weird” books that would look great (and possibly frighten guests) on your coffee table. Instead I accidentally assembled a rather profound exploration of humanity’s most primal...

    • Posted November 25, 2013
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  • Adopt A Skull from the Mütter Museum

    Philadelphia’s Mütter Museum is offering the chance to help preserve the skulls from the 150+ year old Hyrtl collection. The collection, on display at the Mutter Museum, consists of 139 skulls collected by Viennese anatomist Joseph Hyrtl...

    • Posted November 22, 2013
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