Actress Reportedly Had Ribs Removed, Posted a Photo of Them in a Jar

Thalia, a Mexican superstar, recently revealed that she had her ribs surgically removed to make her waist appear thinner and that she keeps the ribs in a jar as a souvenir. She shared a picture of said jar on Instagram. » 8/13/14 12:20pm 8/13/14 12:20pm

Women Who Kept Human Skeleton for Sex Is Somehow Declared Sane

Boning! Who doesn't love it? One woman in Sweden loves the sort of boning that gets you arrested, as she was apparently using human skeleton parts to have sex and then make CD's about the undiscovered joys of necrophilia. Okay, guys, we did it. We found a crazier, weirder thing than the Petraeus scandal. Who still… » 11/20/12 1:40pm 11/20/12 1:40pm

Etsy Tells Users They’ll Have to Find Another Marketplace for Human…

Etsy recently announced that it would soon prohibit people from peddling things like lighter fluid, drugs, and preserved human remains on its site, because apparently archaeologists have figured out that, in a down economy, they can sell the shrunken-head necklaces they acquired in New Guinea to hipsters looking to… » 8/14/12 9:15pm 8/14/12 9:15pm

Abby Sciuto Has Inspired a Whole Generation of Women to Dominate…

A whole generation of young women has been and is, as we live and breathe, being spurred towards the field of forensic science, which is conspicuous among science and science related fields for one demographic reality — it's dominated by women, not men. » 8/06/12 3:20pm 8/06/12 3:20pm

The Weight-Loss Drug That Wasn't

Fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21 for short) was a hot prospect in anti-obesity research — and drug companies jumped into the fray, eager to capitalize. But now it appears that, like sticks and stones, FGF21 will break your bones. Here's the story of the hip new weight-loss drug that may never see the light of day. » 2/08/12 7:05pm 2/08/12 7:05pm

Your Hips Get Bigger As You Get Older

A new study suggests that as people get older, they put on weight in an unexpected place: their pelvic bones. Scientists found that these bones widen with time in both men and women, resulting in extra inches on their frames even if they don't put on fat. Says study author Dr. Laurence Dahners, "We found older people… » 6/07/11 3:18pm 6/07/11 3:18pm

Bone Found In Aruba Not Natalee Holloway's

A jawbone found earlier this month on an Aruban beach is human, but dental records show it's not Natalee Holloway's. Also, a cute kid from Jersey found a second bone, but that one's not even human. » 11/23/10 12:38pm 11/23/10 12:38pm

Glee Cast, Fox Stars Looking Good Across The Board

Gleeks and Bones-heads, listen up: all your favorite show choir champs and forensics experts were on hand for Fox's 2010 summer Television Critics Association all-star party at the Santa Monica Pier's Pacific Park. And, not incidentally, looking almost uniformly awesome: » 8/03/10 10:30am 8/03/10 10:30am

Bone Age

1,000-year old women's bones found in a rural Yorkshire excavation are significantly larger than those of village women from the same era - possibly because "the sexual division of labour was much less marked in rural areas." [Guardian] » 12/17/09 6:40pm 12/17/09 6:40pm

Jeremy Scott: Yabba Dabba Don't

If you thought the House Of Holland show was ridiculous, wait until you see what Jeremy Scott showed for spring 2010 in London today. One word: Flintstones. » 9/22/09 2:20pm 9/22/09 2:20pm

Caylee Anthony Postively, Sadly, Identified

Authorities in Orange County, Florida are saying they have positively identified bones they previously found as those of Caylee Anthony. Cause of death is "homicide by undetermined means." More info coming. [CNN] » 12/19/08 2:10pm 12/19/08 2:10pm

Found Art

Call them the " Turkey School » 11/26/08 6:40pm 11/26/08 6:40pm": artists — and yes, there's more than one — who work with leftover Thanksgiving carcasses. Janet Haddad is known in her Pennsylvania hometown as "The Bone Lady," and acquaintances are happy to ply her with leftovers to transform into placecard holders, earrings and animal toys (like the…

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