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 intact but ancient, and it became the ... 14 Brutal Human Sacrifice Techniques Throughout History 1.2M 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 2.5k VOTES Do animals mourn their dead? This has been a question many often wonder. The answer may be yes - animals do appear to ... 10 Horrifying Things That Would Happen to You in an Aztec Flaying Ceremony ... 70.9k 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 one ... The Smoked Corpses Of The Kuku Kuku People Are One Of History's Creepiest ... 30.2k VIEWS Rituals surrounding death differ from place to place and era to era, but the stories and practices behind the smoked corpses of ... Actual Instances of Ritual Human Sacrifice in the Modern Age 184.5k VIEWS In days of antiquity, human sacrifice was a commonplace, everyday affair. Across the world, civilizations systemically offered ... Strange Cemetery Symbolism: What Does It All Mean? 82.2k VIEWS People have been burying their dead in graveyards for thousands of years, and cemetery symbolism has evolved quite a bit since ... Present Day "Beyond The Grave" Nuptial Practices From Around The ... 669.3k VIEWS True love conquering all is a concept that appeals to romantics worldwide. From Tim Burton's Corpse Bride to the Bride of ... 12 New-Age Ways To Be Buried 1.6k VOTES Not everyone considers the types of burial available to them when they pass, much less the actual moment they kick the ... The Medieval Japanese Practice Of Self-Mummification Is Horrifying And ... 71.9k VIEWS Can people turn themselves into mummies? Have you, personally, ever wondered how to mummify your own body, or how to ... Crazy & Fascinating Facts About the Cannibal Aghori Monks of India 172.1k VIEWS In India, there is a secretive religious sect whose beliefs are based around Hinduism, but the group has been nearly ... 12 Bizarre Mummification Practices from Around the World 156.2k VIEWS Most people know about mummies in ancient Egypt, and have maybe even seen one or two in a museum. We know the traditions ... Things You Didn't Know About Necromancy, The Dark Art Of Raising The Dead ... 115.2k VIEWS One thing most ancient civilizations share is a fascination with the dead. The art of necromancy, or communicating beyond ... 12 Things You Didn't Know About Sokushinbutsu, A.K.A. Self-Mummification ... 384.1k VIEWS It seems impossible that someone could mummify themselves. But that's exactly what sokushinbutsu is. This self-mummification was ... 7 Fascinating Facts About the Hanging Coffins of the Philippines 24.1k VIEWS There's a tribe in northern Philippines called the Igorot that traditionally bury their dead in so-called "hanging ... 12 Facts on Famadihana, The Body Snatching Religious Ceremony of the Merinas ... 10.5k VIEWS Everybody loves a great party, and nobody wants to miss out just because they're dead. In the deep highlands of Madagascar, ... 8 Weird Facts About Ghana's Insanely Elaborate "Fantasy Coffins" ... 10.4k VIEWS Every culture has its unique funeral customs; but the most interesting ones usually come from those cultures that celebrate ... Crazy Fascinating Things You Didn't Know About Sky Burial 32.6k 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 ... The Indonesian Islanders That Dig Up The Dead And Put On A Corpse Fashion ... 9.5k VIEWS On a remote Indonesian island, there is an event that takes place every few years called the Ma'nene Festival, which is also ... Sin-Eaters Ate Meals Off Of Corpses' Chest To Symbolically Absolve The Dead Of ... 4.1k VIEWS Dying before you've had a chance to be absolved of your sins is a huge predicament to find yourself in but, once you're ...