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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.
Beckett Mufson
7.26.18
Stuff

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
10.23.16
Post Mortem

Every Human Skull Is a Beautiful Snowflake

A new exhibit at the Mütter Museum in Philadelphia explores the beauty and individuality of human skulls.
Simon Davis
8.24.16
Art

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.
Mike Steyels
6.17.16
Art

These Skeleton Embroideries Give Instagram Life

Talking skeletons, design thieves, and elegance with Britt Hutchinson of tinycup needleworks.
Giaco Furino
4.19.16
Art

Beauty Blooms in Death and Decay

It's the circle of life.
Gabrielle Bruney
1.24.16
Art

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.
TCP Staff
12.28.15
Film

This Zoetrope Cake Is Explosive

The sweetest analog animation you'll see today.
Anya Tchoupakov
12.2.15
Stuff

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.
Alexandra Heck
12.2.15
Art

It Doesn't Get More Metal Than Ferrofluid Skulls

NASA invented it, now this artists sculpts with it.
Anya Tchoupakov
11.6.15
Art

Mexican Day of the Dead Celebrations Bring Creativity to Life

A celebration of mixing pre-Hispanic customs, like human sacrifice and Catholicism.
Luis Carreño
10.31.15
Art

GIF Six-Pack: Hall-Loop-Ween

Here's some ammo for your office #HalloweenGIFs email thread.
Beckett Mufson
10.30.15