Amber Fua

Amber Fua

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Amber Fua is an award-winning taxidermist. Her latest recognition was at the 2016 Baltimore Taxidermy Open where she won Best in Show.

Amber also has articles featured in Suffolk News Herald, Blue and Gray Press, and Suffolk Living magazine. She is a previous copyeditor for the Rapphannock Review, and more recently she was a gallery host at the Chrysler Museum of Art.

Her interests are: all things strange, art, animals, nature, history, medicine, literature, Furbies, and OPOSSUMS. She loves opossums.

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  1. +vote 15 Stories About Faeries That Prove They're More Creepy Than Cute

    15 Stories About Faeries That Prove They're More Creepy Than Cute

    424 votes
    When you think "fairies," what comes to mind? You probably picture an adorable and sparkly creature akin to Disney's Tinker Bell, a lovely - and above ...
  2. 15 Women Who Castrated Husbands, Boyfriends, And Other Men

    15 Women Who Castrated Husbands, Boyfriends, And Other Men

    Castration - the word alone sounds painful. Physically, castration is any type of surgical, chemical, or lacerating action that renders an individual unable ...
  3. +vote 23 Horrifying Pieces Of Taxidermy That Actually Exist

    23 Horrifying Pieces Of Taxidermy That Actually Exist

    1,199 votes
    There's nothing quite like pictures of cute animals, and not much else tops stuffed animals. Intertwine the two and you get taxidermy, which takes ...
  4. +vote 15 Super Terrifying Haunted Asylums From Around The World

    15 Super Terrifying Haunted Asylums From Around The World

    381 votes
    The history of insane asylums is plagued with terror and abuse. A multitude of asylum and psychiatric patients have lost their lives, dignity, and maybe even what ...
  5. +vote Creepy Graffiti In Abandoned Buildings That Will Haunt Your Nightmares

    Creepy Graffiti In Abandoned Buildings That Will Haunt Your Nightmares

    1,962 votes
    Some abandoned houses and buildings prove to be incredibly cool areas to explore and document. Aside from architecture and the physical remnants ...
  6. 15 Animals Born With The Most Bizarre Mutations You'll Ever See

    15 Animals Born With The Most Bizarre Mutations You'll Ever See

    Nature is one powerfully weird force. This fact can be readily exemplified by observing genetic mutations. While color mutations such as ...
  7. Wait, How Exactly Do Carrier Pigeons Work?

    Wait, How Exactly Do Carrier Pigeons Work?

    You probably think of pigeons as a nuisance. The city-dwelling birds are typically considered everything but useful. But study up on the science of carrier ...
  8. 12 Things You Didn't Know About Sokushinbutsu, A.K.A. Self-Mummification

    12 Things You Didn't Know About Sokushinbutsu, A.K.A. Self-Mummification

    It seems impossible that someone could mummify themselves. But that's exactly what sokushinbutsu is. This self-mummification was a religious practice undergone by ...
  9. 21 Haunting Photographs of The Catacombs of Paris

    21 Haunting Photographs of The Catacombs of Paris

    The Catacombes de Paris remain one of the world's most iconic destinations for a macabre reminder of mortality. Directly beneath Paris, these ...
  10. 15 Ghost Stories From American Plantations

    15 Ghost Stories From American Plantations

    While the past of every plantation in the American South is tainted by the evil of slavery, some also have legends and ghost stories that add another ...
  11. 9 Gut-Churning Cases Of Self-Cannibalism

    9 Gut-Churning Cases Of Self-Cannibalism

    Cannibalism has been an existing taboo for millennia. The consumption of human flesh by other human beings is generally frowned upon as barbaric and immoral. But ...
  12. 12 Last Meals Consumed By Female Murderers On Death Row

    12 Last Meals Consumed By Female Murderers On Death Row

    When most people think of death row inmates, they think of big burly men. But the truth is, there are plenty of female killers on death row. And the men and women ...
  13. 21 Bad Omens That Tell You Death Is Near

    21 Bad Omens That Tell You Death Is Near

    Death is often a subject that is avoided by humans because it's uncomfortable to think about the inevitable. Not many people want to think about the ...
  14. What It's Like To Be Drawn And Quartered

    What It's Like To Be Drawn And Quartered

    Drawing and quartering began in 13th-century England as the official execution method for the crime of treason. As treason was seen as the greatest threat to ...
  15. 11 Morbid Historical Facts About Electroconvulsive Therapy

    11 Morbid Historical Facts About Electroconvulsive Therapy

    Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT, once known as "electroshock therapy") is a procedure where electricity is passed through the brain in ...
  16. Times In History When Cannibalism Was (Arguably) Justified

    Times In History When Cannibalism Was (Arguably) Justified

    Typically, the idea of people consuming other people is considered far beyond the bounds of acceptable human behavior. Ever since the Europeans invaded the ...
  17. 12 Spooky Signs Your Pet Might Be Clairvoyant

    12 Spooky Signs Your Pet Might Be Clairvoyant

    Animals consistently prove their amazing ability to sense things that we are usually not even remotely aware of. What's more, they are able to find ways to ...
  18. What Would Happen If You Got Hit By A Penny Dropped From A Skyscraper?

    What Would Happen If You Got Hit By A Penny Dropped From A Skyscraper?

    You've heard it before: don't drop a penny off a skyscraper, because it could kill someone. It's a notion as strangely comical as it is disturbing. But the ...
  19. Creepy Legends And True-Life Stories From Yellowstone National Park

    Creepy Legends And True-Life Stories From Yellowstone National Park

    ​​​​​Headless brides. Drowned men. Malevolent sirens. They're all rumored to be haunting the confines of Yellowstone National Park. And they aren't the only things ...
  20. 12 Real Crimes Involving Modern-Day Witches and Witchcraft

    12 Real Crimes Involving Modern-Day Witches and Witchcraft

    Popular culture and entertainment has taken a lot of the fear out of witchcraft these days. Movies, television shows, and books often portray magic and ...
  21. The Scariest Molds That Could Be Quietly Killing You Right Now

    The Scariest Molds That Could Be Quietly Killing You Right Now

    It's scary to think about the things in our environment that we can't readily detect or see with our own eyes. It's even worse to be think about the ...
  22. The Most Destructive Epidemics In Human History

    The Most Destructive Epidemics In Human History

    The world is swarming with deadly disease, and the history of humanity can certainly attest to this fact. There have been many instances spanning our existence of ...