These handprints represent women who comitted Sati (alternatively, suttee),  “a funeral practice among some Hindu communities in which a recently-widowed woman would either voluntarily or by use of force and coercion immolate herself on her husband’s funeral pyre.”

These handprints represent women who comitted Sati (alternatively, suttee), “a funeral practice among some Hindu communities in which a recently-widowed woman would either voluntarily or by use of force and coercion immolate herself on her husband’s funeral pyre.”

Gentleman's Guide to Amputation: "Success! Time For Brandy". haha gross...

Gentleman's Guide to Amputation: "Success! Time For Brandy". haha gross...

Hand brand, for use on felons or deserters, England, 1642-1649: Branding tools were sometimes used to permanently stamp or tattoo army deserters or criminals. This hand-shaped example was made by the...

Hand brand, for use on felons or deserters, England, 1642-1649: Branding tools were sometimes used to permanently stamp or tattoo army deserters or criminals. This hand-shaped example was made by the...

Gravestone of Oskar Schindler whose heroism was celebrated in the movie Schindler's List.

Gravestone of Oskar Schindler whose heroism was celebrated in the movie Schindler's List.

Carl Tanzler & Elena Hoyos. Carl was a radiologist who met Elena in 1930 before she was diagnosed with tuberculosis. He became infatuated with the pretty young Cuban & attempted to cure her. Alas, she died a year later. Proving that love has no bounds, Carl stole her corpse after her burial & brought her to his home. He attached the rotting body together with wire, silk, wax & plaster and kept her in his bed... for 7 years. Carl would administer his sweet loving via a strategically placed…

Carl Tanzler & Elena Hoyos. Carl was a radiologist who met Elena in 1930 before she was diagnosed with tuberculosis. He became infatuated with the pretty young Cuban & attempted to cure her. Alas, she died a year later. Proving that love has no bounds, Carl stole her corpse after her burial & brought her to his home. He attached the rotting body together with wire, silk, wax & plaster and kept her in his bed... for 7 years. Carl would administer his sweet loving via a strategically placed…

According to archeologists and anthropologists, these petroglyphs (petro = rock, glyph = carving) were likely carved by Algonkian-speaking Aboriginal people between 600 and 1,100 years ago.

According to archeologists and anthropologists, these petroglyphs (petro = rock, glyph = carving) were likely carved by Algonkian-speaking Aboriginal people between 600 and 1,100 years ago.

A STUNNING archaeological discovery at Brighton Australia could change scientific understanding of human occupation. The discovery of the remains, that preliminary estimates show could be at least 40,000 years old, would give the scientific world a unique glimpse of a previously unknown period of human occupation this far south on the planet.

A STUNNING archaeological discovery at Brighton Australia could change scientific understanding of human occupation. The discovery of the remains, that preliminary estimates show could be at least 40,000 years old, would give the scientific world a unique glimpse of a previously unknown period of human occupation this far south on the planet.

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