The Fight to Repatriate African Skulls in European Museum Collections
Africans have been calling for the return of ancestors’ remains for decades, and at least one Western leader is now listening.
Researchers Show How Mount Vesuvius Eruption Vaporized Blood and Exploded Skulls
Hundreds of people in the town of Herculaneum took cover from the eruption in boat-houses. Their bones tell a gruesome story.
These Popular Instagram Accounts Are Selling Human Remains
People are racking up thousands of followers with picturesque images of skulls, shrunken heads, and babies in jars.
Lupe Fiasco Retires Again, Launching a New Career as a Guy Retiring from Being a Rapper
"I'm officially not releasing anymore music."
Cracking the Cranial Vault: What It Feels Like to Perform Brain Surgery
It felt medieval when I put her in pins. It was my first time peeling down scalp and opening the skull of living human, a thrill unlike any other. Ten years and thousands of surgeries later, the experience is still branded into my own head.
Dr. Rahul Jandial
Every Human Skull Is a Beautiful Snowflake
A new exhibit at the Mütter Museum in Philadelphia explores the beauty and individuality of human skulls.
Liquid CGI Skulls Make Death and Taxes Actually Look Appealing
Artist Chadwick Makela got his start in ceramics. Now, he makes visuals for Coachella and A$AP Rocky.
These Skeleton Embroideries Give Instagram Life
Talking skeletons, design thieves, and elegance with Britt Hutchinson of tinycup needleworks.
Beauty Blooms in Death and Decay
It's the circle of life.
Crystal Cyborgs Come Alive at RINSED's NYE Blowout
Artist James Moore casts human faces—and skeletons—for RINSED's five-year anniversary NYE spectacular, which features Dinamo Azari, Jacques Greene, Morgan Geist, Parris Mitchell, and Todd Edwards.
This Zoetrope Cake Is Explosive
The sweetest analog animation you'll see today.
You Can Buy a Human Skull for $750 at This Toronto Store
If you need a real human skull in Canada, there is only one place to get it.