"Good God!" he cried, "can it be, can it be, that I shall really take an axe, that I shall strike her on the head, split her skull open… Continue reading “Use these whimsical bloody death pillows for your next morbid CSI prank”
The skull rose by Todd Terwilliger
This is an example of pareidolia, where we see something unexpected and unplanned in an image. Continue reading “The Rose of Death – an optical illusion”
Technology helped him.
David Rose was a 24-year-old deaf quadriplegic with cerebral palsy who used his blog and Twitter to reach out to others. Continue reading “The death of “Dave on Wheels” was a hoax”
As a cartoon, Spongebob was
such a happy-go-lucky guy.
At first they thought it was just some yellow paint spilled on the road. Continue reading “The death of Spongebob Squarepants”
The Cool Stop convenience store where an actor might have sacrificed more than he planned for his art. Continue reading “Real death averted during fake robbery”
It looked just like an ordinary bus.
An older man named Macario left his house at 4:00 am in El Alto, Bolivia. He was on his way to the bank to collect his monthly pension. Continue reading “The Bolivian buses of death”
Does Ken Burns lie?
Mr. Burns has made many documentary films on American subjects such as the Civil War, jazz, baseball, America’s national parks, and Prohibition. Continue reading “Ken Burns on stories, truth… and our death”
|"He unclosed his eyes and saw again the water below him."|
"If I could free my hands," he thought, "I might throw off the noose and spring into the stream. Continue reading “A man discovers how to cheat death”