Strange Things People Do with Corpses

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There’s no rest for the wicked, not even when they’re dead. The fascination with death and its victims, from time immemorial, has prompted people the brave and the perverted, to do all sorts of bizarre things to corpses, be it in the name of science, one-sided pleasure, anthropophagy, or sheer entertainment. Some have been to great profit for humanity, like Galen, Avicenna, Da Vinci and Vesalius, the brave souls who dissected cadavers against the wishes of the authorities and accurately mapped the human anatomy for posterity. Others, who are well known, with ill intent. Some have simply been strange. Here are some of the strange things people have done with corpses.

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