Category: Humans

Weird people doing weird things.

Mongolian woman sentenced to immurement, 1913 0

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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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.

Victims of a building collapse embracing each other 0

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...

China's Elephant Man (Photo #1) 0

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...

China's Elephant Man (Photo #2) 0

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...

China's Elephant Man (Photo #3) 0

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...

China's Elephant Man (Photo #4) 0

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...

China's Elephant Man (Photo #5) 0

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...