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Tegu necrophilia
2015-03-02 10:57:06

Zoologist Ivan Sazima first observed the behavior while on a nature walk in search of interesting animal interactions. What he probably didn’t expect to find was a male black-and-white tegu getting his freak on with a long-deceased female companion.

lead casket greyfriars
2015-03-02 10:34:00

A coffin-within-a-coffin discovered close to the remains of King Richard III contained an elderly woman who may have been an early church benefactor, archaeologists have announced.

buddha monk
2015-02-23 12:06:52

A mummified body has been found inside an ancient Buddha statue, cross-legged in exactly the same position as the outer sculpture. Scientists have determined that the remains date back to the 11th or 12th century and that the mummy was that of a Chinese Buddhist master.

2015-02-17 20:27:52

Compassion & Choices Praises Bipartisan Group of Legislators for Rejecting Physician Imprisonment Act HELENA, Mont., Feb.

2015-02-09 23:07:10

A bill to legalize assisted suicide has been introduced in the NYS Assembly (A2129), and will reportedly be introduced in the Senate by Brad Hoylman and Diane Savino.

2015-02-05 23:07:02

Disability rights activists from across the state will be testifying Friday before the Colorado legislature's House Committee on Public Health Care and Human Services in opposition to HB-1135,

2015-02-04 12:26:56

Increasing Momentum for Death with Dignity Seen in New York PORTLAND, Ore., Feb.

body-snatchers
2015-02-03 09:41:00

Prior to the 18th century, human anatomy and physiology was still largely unknown. But with the Enlightenment came a new desire for understanding, and the rise of a dark industry: Body-snatching.

2015-02-02 23:00:23

HealthForumOnline (HFO) adds a new online continuing education (CE) course, Evaluating Homicide Risk and Promoting Firearm Safety for Patients, to their library for mental health professionals


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.