Harvard Library Contains Book Made From Human Skin

Harvard dead skin bookLook closely at the accompanying image. Neat, it’s an old leather book. Well, look more closely because this motherf*cking book was once a person.

Harvard University has just confirmed that their massive library contains a volume bound in human skin. The 19th century French owner of the tome wrote a note explaining the choice…

“This book is bound in human skin parchment on which no ornament has been stamped to preserve its elegance. By looking carefully you easily distinguish the pores of the skin.”

It’s “meditation on the soul life and after death” and the skin came from the back of a female mental patient who suffered internal bleeding and died suddenly in the hospital. In other words you can (sort of) rest easy, because she wasn’t slaughtered for the sole purpose of book makin.’ In a way, her body was put to good use…  Continue reading “Harvard Library Contains Book Made From Human Skin”

Man Vs. Wild Producer’s Foot Skin Removed By Vicious Reptile

Bear Grylls man vs wild I’ve looked at the photo Bear Grylls shared with his Twitter followers of his producer’s snakebitten foot multiple times, mostly because I was warned not to by all the websites that covered it.

And it’s still so gross. Grosser than Kevin Ware’s leg bone and slightly less gross than the legless Boston marathon bombing victim. Yet I’m intrigued by all these sick wounds because I’m a sad freak. Or maybe I was a doctor in another life. Or a sadist. Sadist doctor.  Click for picture…

Eel ‘Disappears’ Into Asian Man’s Penis

A man in China, Vain Zhang Nan, 56, got more than he bargained for while receiving a spa treatment where he was bathing with eels.

The technique is meant to remove dead skin and rejuvenate the body, making you look younger naturally.

Zhang was faced with a harsh reality when one of the 6 inch long eels swam up into his penis/urethra and got stuck there.

He describes,

“I climbed into the bath and I could feel the eels nibbling my body. But then suddenly I felt a severe pain and realised a small eel had gone into the end of my penis…”

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