Workers replacing a water main near Washington Square Park recently discovered pair of buried brick roofs. Turns out, they’d stumbled onto a pair of crypts, likely connected to a nearby church and dating to the late 18th or early 19th century. »
Airbnb has teamed up with the Catacombs of Paris to offer the most deranged experience of a lifetime: the chance for two people to win an overnight stay inside the historic maze of skeleton-lined tunnels, on October 31.
Construction workers renovating a French supermarket in January were probably a little bit surprised (possibly pleasantly so?) when they dug into the store's foundation and found not gold or oil, but hundreds of neatly placed skeletons rotting away beneath the ground in a mass grave. »
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… »
Scientists have begun separating neolithic skeletons found in a mass grave in Talheim, Germany in the 1980s by their geographic origin and have found that there are no "local" adult female skeletons in the group. This has led them to believe that the "local" women were seen as special to the attacking/non-local group… »