Infographic: “42 Funeral and Burial Rituals from Around the World”
I’m adding this infographic to The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures: You can also find more infographics at Visualistan Thanks to Avas Flowers.
Space Alien Skull (QHO-2011B026712)
14.25 x 8 x 6 inch This is one of the mysterious fossilized humanoid skull found in Africa in 2011. Although the external size and the brain cavity size of this skull are similar to those of the modern human, it is actually 18 million years old. This means this humanoid is much older than any oldest skulls of humans on this planet including Lucy (Australopithecus or AL 288-1, which is estimated to have lived 3.2 million years ago) or Ardi, (the earliest known hominid date to 4.4 million…
Skull that has gone through Trepanning (a surgical intervention in which a hole is drilled or scraped into the human skull, exposing the dura mater...) They did this for people who had headaches - probably a migraine sufferer.
15 Most Horrifying Rare Diseases (NSFL)
The world is out to get you. That’s how I ended up feeling after compiling this list of horrifying, permanently scarring, eternally terrifying rare diseases. Genetic, infectious, parasitic and everything in-between, these 15 diseases scar their victims for life and scar us mentally having looked at them. 15. Blaschko’s Lines So, it turns out we …
Ancient Gem-Studded Teeth Show Skill of Early Dentists
The glittering "grills" of some hip-hop stars aren't exactly unprecedented. Sophisticated dentistry allowed Native Americans to add bling to their teeth as far back as 2,500 years ago, a new study says.
strangeremains: “ Skull, found in France, with a knife still embedded it it. The skull belonged to a Roman solider who died during the Gallic Wars, ca. 52BC. It was on display at the Museo Rocsen in...
Nerd Minds by karlarei2003 on DeviantArt
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Proof that women have ALWAYS loved jewellery: Skull from 1550BC goes on display with elaborate bronze headband
The female skeleton, discovered in Germany and believed to date back to the Middle Bronze Age, was adorned with a headband made up of tiny bronze spirals.
Skull with leontiasis ossea ("Lion face"). This rare condition is symptomatic of several diseases including fibrous dysplasia, Paget's disease, hyperparathyroidism, syphilitic osteoperiostitis and renal osteodystrophy. The condition is characterized by an overgrowth of bone (hyperostosis) in the facial and cranial bones.