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Of Maggots and Moths….and Mice and Men

So many uses for things like maggots and moths. They tell a detailed story about persons unknown who have been unceremoniously dumped into nature’s reluctant lap after a nasty homicide…or in a missing person’s case where someone, probably senile or under the influence, has wandered away, never to return in a living state. Well, gross… Continue reading Of Maggots and Moths….and Mice and Men

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Falsified Forgeries

Forgery is the process of making, adapting, or imitating objects, statistics, or documents with the intent to deceive. Copies, studio replicas, and reproductions are not considered forgeries, though they may later become forgeries through willful misrepresentations. Forging money or currency is more often called counterfeiting. But consumer goods may also be counterfeits if they are… Continue reading Falsified Forgeries

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Fascinating Forensics

God bless science (pardon the irony). Many a murder and a missing persons case would go unsolved without it.  Forensics literally translated means “before the forum“, referring to the justice system. It involves rhetoric and argument and applies scientific knowledge to the legal system. Forensic investigation for the purposes of solving homicide and other types of deaths in modern… Continue reading Fascinating Forensics

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The Body Farm (or Where I Hope My Remains Are Semi-Buried)

Surely you’ve signed your organ donor card on your driver’s licence by now, although the Hitchcock preview above might have you re-thinking that little check mark. There’s an interesting option I never considered since I didn’t know it existed until recently: The Ecological Research Facility, warmly referred to as The Body Farm, located in East Tennessee.  No, silly,… Continue reading The Body Farm (or Where I Hope My Remains Are Semi-Buried)

abnormalities in the vanilla world · crime and punishment · death - the new live · macabre creativity

Murder and Mayhem in Miniature

Nutshell Studies of murder scenes give a whole new meaning to doll houses.  They are lovely, little dollhouses that, upon further investigation, reveal tiny horror scenes with macabre miniature cadavers scattered about little rooms.  Each of the rooms in the Nutshell dollhouses depict various murder scenes with victims arranged in all manner of unfortunate poses: … Continue reading Murder and Mayhem in Miniature