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Morbidly Interesting

A little bit of morbid curiosity...and a little bit of gallows humor

Hanging in suicide forest, Japan

Aokigahara Forest - Japan "Suicide Forest"

bosque de Aokigahara

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Shotgun suicide

Idiot suicide bomber

Aseki Smoked Body of the Dead. Papua New Guinea

Timothy Clark Smith’s grave in New Haven’s Evergreen Cemetery. Smith was a 19th century doctor with an incurable fear, taphephobia — defined as an irrationally morbid fear of being buried alive. Dr. Smith was buried in a specially prepared grave with his face positioned beneath a cement tube that leads to the surface. The 6ft tube ended at a piece of 14×14 inch plate glass allowing Tim to gaze upward towards the Vermont skies...

in 1974 Mama Cass Elliot performed 2weeks of sold-out concerts at the London Palladium. on July 28, elated that she had received standing ovations each night. She then retired for the evening, and died in her sleep at age 32. Sources state her death was due to a heart attack Elliot died in a London flat, No. 12 at 9 Curzon Place, Four years later, The Who's drummer Keith Moon died in the same flat at the same age

Sharon Lopatka, from Hampstead, Maryland, USA, advertised online for a partner willing to torture and kill her for their mutual sexual gratification. She finally found Robert Frederick Glass; more than willing to fulfill her fantasy. They exchanged many messages, culminating in their meeting in North Carolina. Glass tortured her for several days before strangling her with a nylon cord. He was later convicted of voluntary manslaughter and possession of child pornography.

10 Truly Bizarre Deaths - Listverse

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Memento Mori - Photography -From the original poster, this is a confirmed post mortem image. Its unusual to see such injuries and very sad.

At Graceland Cemetery in Chicago, legends of Inez have been numerous. One story is that she died of tuberculosis. Another states she died when struck by lightning during a picnic or when locked outside during a thunderstorm. From this legend came the story that the statue disappears during thunderstorms because Inez is so afraid of them. At least one employee has reportedly ran from the cemetery terrified when he found the glass case surrounding the statue empty!

Inez Clarke (1873 - 1880) - Find A Grave Memorial

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The wrecked remains of James Dean's Porsche 550 Spyder "Little Bastard" lie in the garage of a repair shop in Paso Robles, California. The car that hit him is in the back center. The 24-year-old film star was killed on the evening of September 30th when his car collided with a college student's automobile at an intersection 28 miles east of Paso Robles.

Personalizing a funeral: Instead of spreading flower petals, family friends decorated this nurse's casket with band aids that they wrote a little message on. What a sweet way to honor all the healing she brought to others!

Woman Buried With Her Prized Cadillac

Woman Buried With Her Prized Cadillac

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gravestone of an avid hunter and fisherman - sleeping bear

Timothy D. Oldfield (1954 - 2007) - Find A Grave Photos

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Museum staff cleaning elephant skin in the American Museum of Natural History, 1933

AMNH: Picturing the Museum

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Wounded Knee. The Indians that were killed lay frozen. When a photographer rolled the frozen body over to take a picture, this was the result. To date, the Sioux have never released the land to the US. It is sacred to them. The unclaimed money is worth more than 600 million today!

The Wounded Knee Massacre - December 1890

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funeral, anything is possible, make sure to ask your funeral director what are your limits are to personalize your funeral

WTF Kayak Casket

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When this female named Dorothy died of heart failure, all the chimpanzee family came out of the forest to say good bye..... the most stunning reaction was a recurring, almost tangible silence, reported staff at Cameroon’s Sanaga-Yong Chimpanzee Rescue Centre. If you know chimpanzees, then you know that they are not usually silent beings.

Amazing World: Chimp Died Of Heart Failure

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Life Before Death - These photos of people before and after death are strangely fascinating. Very sad, yet beautiful...and gives so much food for thought.

Portraits - Jens Pallas, age 62 - Wellcome Collection

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Funeral director Lego! :D :D :D