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Alex Lewis, victim of flesh eating bacteria 1

Alex Lewis, victim of flesh eating bacteria

Alex Lewis of Hampshire was nearly killed after what he thought was a common cold triggered a strep A infection, blood poisoning and toxic shock syndrome. His organs shut down and he was left...

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Native American smoke curing a human corpse

The Kwakwaka’wakw people of the Pacific Northwest United States participate in a ritual in which their dead are smoke cured – in trees and several at a time, and eaten. The corpse was one...

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Bared horse hoof

This is a hoof cadaver with the hoof wall, sole, frog, and cornet band removed. This exposes part of the laminae and the papilla of the hoof, which attach the hoof wall to the coffin...

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Mongolian woman sentenced to immurement, 1913

Immurement (from Latin im- “in” and mūrus “wall”; literally “walling in”) is a form of imprisonment, usually for life, in which a person is, for example, locked within an enclosed space and all possible...

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Muammar Gaddafi death

After the fall of Tripoli to forces of the opposition National Transitional Council (NTC) in August 2011, Muammar Gaddafi, the deposed leader of Libya, and his family fled the Libyan capital. He was widely...

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103-year old preserved corpse of clown Achile Chatouilleu

The California Institute of Abnormalarts is a nightclub and sideshow museum located in North Hollywood, California. Owned and operated by actor-screenwriter Carl Crew and Robert Ferguson, the venue primarily hosts underground musical groups, performance art, movie screenings and sideshow acts including burlesque and freak shows.

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Airplane hit and killed a giraffe

I had lots of friends asking me about the incident that was eternalized (sic) on this picture that became quite famous on the internet. The story behind the picture: a researcher for African Wild...

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Komodo dragon regurgitates a gastric pellet

Komodo dragons eat by tearing large chunks of flesh and swallowing them whole while holding the carcass down with their forelegs. The vegetable contents of the stomach and intestines are typically avoided. Copious amounts of...

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Leontiasis ossea, a.k.a. “lion face”

Leontiasis Ossea, also known as leontiasis or lion face, is a rare medical condition, characterized by an overgrowth of the facial and cranial bones. It is not a disease in itself, but a symptom of other diseases, including Paget’s disease, fibrous dysplasia, hyperparathyroidism and renal osteodystrophy....

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2015 Kenyan student massacre

On 2 April 2015, gunmen stormed the Garissa University College in Garissa, Kenya, killing 147 people, and injuring 79 or more. The militant group and Al-Qaeda offshoot, Al-Shabaab, which the gunmen claimed to be from, took responsibility for the attack. The gunmen...

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Chris Farley death photos

Following his final guest appearance on Saturday Night Live on October 25, 1997, Farley’s hoarse voice and flushed skin were the subject of public scrutiny. In the final years of his life, Farley had sought treatment for...

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GG Allin funeral photo

GG Allin was an American punk rock singer-songwriter, who is best remembered for his notorious live performances, which often featured transgressive acts, including coprophagia, self-mutilation, and attacking audience members. AllMusic and G4TV’s That’s Tough have...

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Rotationplasty

Rotationplasty is a type of autograft wherein a portion of a limb is removed, while the remaining limb below the involved portion is rotated and reattached. This procedure is used when a portion of...

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Man dying of rabies (video)

For a human, rabies is almost invariably fatal if postexposure prophylaxis is not administered prior to the onset of severe symptoms. The rabies virus infects the central nervous system, ultimately causing disease in the...

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Guinea Worm infection

Guinea worm disease is caused by drinking water contaminated by water fleas (microscopic arthropods known as copepods) that host the Dracunculus larva. Guinea worm disease used to thrive in some of the world’s poorest...

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Squamous cell carcinoma

Squamous-cell carcinoma (SCC or SqCC) is a cancer of a kind of epithelial cell, the squamous cell. These cells are the main part of the epidermis of the skin, and this cancer is one...

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Flesh-eating disease of the face

Necrotizing fasciitis , commonly known as flesh-eating disease or flesh-eating bacteria syndrome, is a rare infection of the deeper layers of skin and subcutaneous tissues, easily spreading across the fascial plane within the subcutaneous...

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Tree man

Inside a dimly lighted living room in the heart of the Javanese forest, Dede Koswara blankly examines his bulky hands, which have morphed to the size of catcher’s mitts. He shuffles along on blackened,...

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The bubble man

Chandra Wisnu, 57, is thought to be one of the few people in the world with a rare skin disease which causes large, bubble-like lumps to develop all over his body.

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Teratoma / teratocarcinoma tumor

Teratomas (also called teratocarcinomas when cancerous) are the ugliest things to ever come out of the human body. The name basically means “monster cancer” and it fits. They’re tumors of the ovaries or testicles....

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Angioneurotic edema

Sudden onset (A) and complete resolution within 24 hours (B). Angioedema (BE: angiooedema) or Quincke’s edema is the rapid swelling (edema) of the dermis, subcutaneous tissue, mucosa and submucosal tissues. It is very similar...

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Guillain-barre syndrome

A rapidly progressive, acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy characterized by muscle weakness and paralysis of the extremities and possible respiratory paralysis with abnormal sensation and loss of reflexes. The cause is unknown, but Guillain-Barre syndrome...

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Victims of a building collapse embracing each other

This haunting photograph of victims embracing amid the rubble of a garment factory building collapse in Bangladesh was taken by Taslima Akhter, a Bangladeshi photographer and activist. She felt compelled to cover the garment...

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China’s Elephant Man (Photo #1)

Huang Chuncai (Chinese: 黃春才) (b. 1977) is a Chinese man who became famous for being “China’s Elephant man”. He is suffering from an extreme case of neurofibromatosis, which caused such large tumours on his...

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China’s Elephant Man (Photo #2)

Huang Chuncai (Chinese: 黃春才) (b. 1977) is a Chinese man who became famous for being “China’s Elephant man”. He is suffering from an extreme case of neurofibromatosis, which caused such large tumours on his...

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China’s Elephant Man (Photo #3)

Huang Chuncai (Chinese: 黃春才) (b. 1977) is a Chinese man who became famous for being “China’s Elephant man”. He is suffering from an extreme case of neurofibromatosis, which caused such large tumours on his...

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China’s Elephant Man (Photo #4)

Huang Chuncai (Chinese: 黃春才) (b. 1977) is a Chinese man who became famous for being “China’s Elephant man”. He is suffering from an extreme case of neurofibromatosis, which caused such large tumours on his...

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China’s Elephant Man (Photo #5)

Huang Chuncai (Chinese: 黃春才) (b. 1977) is a Chinese man who became famous for being “China’s Elephant man”. He is suffering from an extreme case of neurofibromatosis, which caused such large tumours on his...