Category Archives: Forensic Anthropology

Alien skull in Peru? Mystery of giant-headed mummy found in city of Andahuaylillas | Mail Online

Skull has soft spot, found in infants, yet also two large molars, found in older humans Three anthropologists agree: ‘It is not a human being’ By Paul Milligan Last updated at 7:59 PM on 24th November 2011 cross-posted via WordPress … Continue reading

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Pepper spray is not messing around | Grist

Pepper spray is not messing around | Grist. If this weekend’s attack on students had you wondering how bad pepper spray really is, science writer Deborah Blum has you covered. Answer: It’s five times more intense than the hottest natural … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Bathory the Blood Countess

Elizabeth Bathory the Blood Queen * August 7, 1560 – August 21, 1614 * Elizabeth B├íthory de Ecsed was a late 16th century Hungarian countess who became legend for her mass serial murders of her servants after which she would … Continue reading

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Cooking Pot burial at Xanten, Germany

Buried in a Cooking Pot The Germans had no special ceramic objects for their graves; they used cooking and dining dishes, as well as storage vessels .

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Vampire in Mass Grave

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20126985.200-vampire-discovered-in-mass-grave.html?ITO=1490 ‘Vampire’ discovered in mass grave * Updated 16:07 06 March 2009: * Magazine issue 2698. Subscribe and get 4 free issues. A SKELETON exhumed from a grave in Venice is being claimed as the first known example of the … Continue reading

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