The Death Rituals Around the World Collection
14 Strange and Gruesome Facts About Bog Bodies 1M VIEWS In 1640, a strange body was discovered in the peat bogs of Shalkholz Fen, Germany. It was well preserved but ... 14 Brutal Human Sacrifice Techniques Throughout History 1.1M VIEWS Humans have always had a dark side, and this list of brutal human sacrifice methods explores it in graphic detail.... Touching Animal Death Rituals That Will Make You Tear Up 1.9k VOTES Do animals mourn their dead? This has been a question many often wonder. The answer may be yes - animals do appear to e... 14 Bizarre Death Rituals From Around the World 95.4k VIEWS When it comes to bizarre death rituals, these traditions take the list. From Hindu to Jewish death rituals, there are millio... 10 Horrifying Things That Would Happen to You in an Aztec Flaying Ceremony ... 66.3k VIEWS Let’s do a little role-playing: it’s the 1400s or so, and you’re a prisoner of war of the mighty Aztecs. They’re celebrating... The Smoked Corpses Of The Kuku Kuku People Are One Of History's Creepiest ... 27.4k VIEWS Rituals surrounding death differ from place to place and era to era, but the stories and practices behind the smoked corpses... Actual Instances of Ritual Human Sacrifice in the Modern Age 181k VIEWS In days of antiquity, human sacrifice was a commonplace, everyday affair. Across the world, civilizations systemically offer... Strange Cemetery Symbolism: What Does It All Mean? 46.2k VIEWS People have been burying their dead in graveyards for thousands of years, and cemetery symbolism has evolved quite a bit sin... Present Day "Beyond the Grave" Nuptial Practices From Around the ... 656.7k VIEWS Grotesque practices, especially when they involve true love conquering all, will always have a special place in the hearts a... 12 New-Age Ways To Be Buried 1.3k VOTES Not everyone considers the types of burial available to them when they die, much less the actual moment they kick the b... The Medieval Japanese Practice Of Self-Mummification Is Horrifying And ... 69.8k VIEWS Can people turn themselves into mummies? Have you, personally, ever wondered how to mummify your own body, or how to ot... Crazy & Fascinating Facts About the Cannibal Aghori Monks of India 166.2k VIEWS In India, there is a secretive religious sect whose beliefs are based around Hinduism, but the group has been nearly un... 12 Bizarre Mummification Practices from Around the World 139.6k VIEWS Most people know about mummies in ancient Egypt, and have maybe even seen one or two in a museum. We know the traditions inv... Things You Didn't Know About Necromancy, The Dark Art Of Raising The Dead ... 88.3k VIEWS One thing most ancient civilizations share is a fascination with the dead. The art of necromancy, or communicating beyo... 12 Things You Didn't Know About Sokushinbutsu, A.K.A. Self-Mummification ... 329.6k VIEWS It seems impossible that someone could mummify themselves. But that's exactly what sokushinbutsu is. This self-mummification... 7 Fascinating Facts About the Hanging Coffins of the Philippines 21.4k VIEWS There's a tribe in northern Philippines called the Igorot that traditionally bury their dead in so-called "hanging coff... 12 Facts on Famadihana, The Body Snatching Religious Ceremony of the Merinas ... 9.3k VIEWS Everybody loves a great party, and nobody wants to miss out just because they're dead. In the deep highlands of Madagas... 8 Weird Facts About Ghana's Insanely Elaborate "Fantasy Coffins" ... 9.6k VIEWS Every culture has its unique funeral customs; but the most interesting ones usually come from those cultures that celebrat... Crazy Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About Sky Burial 32k VIEWS When the great Hunter S. Thompson died, he wished for his ashes to be fired into the sky out of a cannon he designed hi... The Indonesian Islanders That Dig Up The Dead And Put On A Corpse Fashion ... 5.9k VIEWS On a remote Indonesian island, there is an event that takes place every few years called the Ma'nene Festival, which is also...