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How pathetically sad that we have to state that ANYONE'S life matters.

How pathetically sad that we have to state that ANYONE'S life matters.

Opium for headaches and women's discomforts. Also a favourite recreational habit of the romantic poets Byron, Keats, and Shelley. Art and literature abound with tales of the pleasures and dangers of burning the midnight oil.

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Me? Im Perfectly Imperfect. This is a scrapbook of all things I like. Also, delicatuscii.tumblr.com

The last WWII soldier: didn't surrender until 1974!

The last WWII soldier: didn't surrender until 1974!

For 29 years, japanese soldier Hiroo Onoda remained hidden in the jungle, refusing to surrender, and dismissing every attempt to convince him that the war was over as a ruse.

Psycho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Silence of the Lambs, and American Horror Story all have characters that were based on serial killer Ed Gein,·who was so devastated by his mother’s death that he·began to make·a ‘woman suit’ so he could become her and literally crawl into her skin.’ Source

Psycho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Silence of the Lambs, and American Horror Story all have characters that were based on serial killer Ed Gein,·who was so devastated by his mother’s death that he·began to make·a ‘woman suit’ so he could become her and literally crawl into her skin.’ Source

The Benders would give their guest a seat at the table which was positioned over a trap door that led down into the cellar. With his back to the curtain, Kate would distract the guest, while John Bender or his son would come from behind and strike the guest on the head with a hammer. The victim's throat was then cut by one of the women to ensure his death. The body was then dropped through the trap door. Once in the cellar, the body would be stripped and later buried somewhere on the…

The Bender family | Photos

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Early 20th century photograph. Appears to be some type of dental reconstruction on his teeth./ very attractive

Early 20th century photograph. Appears to be some type of dental reconstruction on his teeth./ very attractive

John F. Kennedy autopsy photo (#4)

John F. Kennedy autopsy photo (#4) - Weird Picture Archive

Weird Picture Archive features some of the strangest images found in the world. From bizarre medical conditions to strange animal deformities, we collect and display the oddest of the odd.

23.) A Victorian caged grave, meant to keep the dead from escaping their tomb, in case they were a vampire.

23.) A Victorian caged grave, meant to keep the dead from escaping their tomb, in case they were a vampire.

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Looking for soul

Tobacco Enema. By the turn of the 19th century, tobacco smoke enemas had become an established practice in western medicine. The treatment was considered by Humane Societies to be as important as artificial respiration. Meaning, if you stopped breathing, the doctor’s first action was to shove a tube up your rectum and to begin pumping tobacco smoke in your body.

Top 10 Shocking Historical Beliefs and Practices - Listverse

It is amazing how much the human perspective has changed in the last fifty years. Before the expansion of modern medicine and psychiatric care, people were exposed to brutal procedures and morbid beliefs. In the last 500 years, many strange political ideals have been adopted all over the world.

Rosa & Josefa Blazek (Jan. 20th, 1878-March 30th, 1922).  Rosa and Josefa hailed from Bohemia and were joined at the posterior.  Since they shared a vertabra, a separation was out of the question.  In 1909, Rosa shocked the world by announcing she was pregnant.  She had a son and named him Franz, but it is now believed that Franz was adopted and that this was a cleverly timed publicity stunt.  The sisters died within minutes of each other in 1922.

Rosa & Josefa Blazek (Jan. 20th, 1878-March 30th, 1922). Rosa and Josefa hailed from Bohemia and were joined at the posterior. Since they shared a vertabra, a separation was out of the question. In 1909, Rosa shocked the world by announcing she was pregnant. She had a son and named him Franz, but it is now believed that Franz was adopted and that this was a cleverly timed publicity stunt. The sisters died within minutes of each other in 1922.

Pismo beach , California – Stairways to nowhere  Once they gave access to the beach from an upper boardwalk , but they rotted away over the years

The 40 Most Breathtaking Abandoned Places In The World

What happens to a building or a theme park after people stopped using it and maintaining it? When a structure