Upon his request in a detailed letter attached to his will, the body of British philosopher Jeremy Bentham was dissected and preserved after his death in 1832 by his disciple Thomas Southwood Smith. The head and skeleton were placed in a wooden cabinet Bentham called the "Auto-icon." The skeleton was dressed in Bentham's clothes and padded with hay. The Auto-icon was intended to incorporate Bentham's actual head, mummified to resemble its appearance in life. However, Southwood Smith's ...

Upon his request in a detailed letter attached to his will, the body of British philosopher Jeremy Bentham was dissected and preserved after his death in 1832 by his disciple Thomas Southwood Smith. The head and skeleton were placed in a wooden cabinet Bentham called the "Auto-icon." The skeleton was dressed in Bentham's clothes and padded with hay. The Auto-icon was intended to incorporate Bentham's actual head, mummified to resemble its appearance in life. However, Southwood Smith's ...

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African Americans and a world-wide tradition of Slavery- a stain not just for the U.S., but the whole of humanity...

African Americans and a world-wide tradition of Slavery- a stain not just for the U.S., but the whole of humanity...

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Omg, how horrible people were treated so horrible and not seen as people but property .... May we never forget. Scars of a whipped slave - 1863

Omg, how horrible people were treated so horrible and not seen as people but property .... May we never forget. Scars of a whipped slave - 1863

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eden-eff:  Io credo che anche gli animali abbiano un’anima. Maltrattarli con qualsiasi mezzo, è una delle cose più orribili che l’uomo riesca a fare.

eden-eff: Io credo che anche gli animali abbiano un’anima. Maltrattarli con qualsiasi mezzo, è una delle cose più orribili che l’uomo riesca a fare.

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Evelyn McHale (pictured here) jumped to her death from the Empire State Building in 1947, and landed on a parked limousine. Surprisingly, she looked unharmed and peaceful. A photographer happened to be nearby and immediately snapped this photo labeling it, "The Most Beautiful Suicide". So sad.

Evelyn McHale (pictured here) jumped to her death from the Empire State Building in 1947, and landed on a parked limousine. Surprisingly, she looked unharmed and peaceful. A photographer happened to be nearby and immediately snapped this photo labeling it, "The Most Beautiful Suicide". So sad.

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[...] però che, come in su la cerchia tonda Monteriggion di torri si corona, così la proda che 'l pozzo circonda torregiavan di mezza la persona li orribili giganti, cui minaccia Giove del cielo ancora quando tona. » Dante Alighieri. Enjoy your time in the most beautiful Tuscany. ✌🏻️😉░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ 🌍 Location: Monteriggioni, Siena - Toscana 🇮🇹 ░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ 🛡⚔️ Tuscanypeople.com People and Stories of #Tuscany #TuscanyPeople ░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ 🎯 Condividete le vostre…

[...] però che, come in su la cerchia tonda Monteriggion di torri si corona, così la proda che 'l pozzo circonda torregiavan di mezza la persona li orribili giganti, cui minaccia Giove del cielo ancora quando tona. » Dante Alighieri. Enjoy your time in the most beautiful Tuscany. ✌🏻️😉░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ 🌍 Location: Monteriggioni, Siena - Toscana 🇮🇹 ░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ 🛡⚔️ Tuscanypeople.com People and Stories of #Tuscany #TuscanyPeople ░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░ 🎯 Condividete le vostre…

Read Móó Shó's story the Hairless Dumbo Rat from Poland and see his photos at Pet of the Day http://PetoftheDay.com/archive/2013/December/28.html .

Read Móó Shó's story the Hairless Dumbo Rat from Poland and see his photos at Pet of the Day http://PetoftheDay.com/archive/2013/December/28.html .

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Pearl pumps, I love me some pearls but come on y'all!

Pearl pumps, I love me some pearls but come on y'all!

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A pity that such a nice story lasted so little while certain other horrible and boring seem to have an infinite number of pages ....  Un vero peccato che una storia carina sia durata cosí poco mentre certe altre orribili e noiose abbiano un numero infinito di pagine....  THANKS TO NETGALLEY AND SUZANNA MEDEIROS FOR THE PREVIEW!

A pity that such a nice story lasted so little while certain other horrible and boring seem to have an infinite number of pages .... Un vero peccato che una storia carina sia durata cosí poco mentre certe altre orribili e noiose abbiano un numero infinito di pagine.... THANKS TO NETGALLEY AND SUZANNA MEDEIROS FOR THE PREVIEW!

Dreamy.

Dreamy.

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