archaeology
Human Skulls Mounted on Stakes Found at 8,000-Year-Old Burial Site in Sweden

Researchers in Sweden have uncovered evidence of a behaviour never seen before in ancient hunter-gatherers: the mounting of decapitated heads onto stakes. The grim discovery challenges our understanding of European Mesolithic culture and how these early humans handled their dead. Read More >>

uncategorized
iOS 11.3 Will Finally Let iPhone X Users Cosplay as Dead

Since Apple announced Animoji in September, the digital animated masks seem to have chiefly served as a way for iPhone X users to make silly karaoke videos. But with the upcoming release of iOS 11.3, Animoji might finally have its killer app: a cartoon skull that lets you pretend you’re a chattering pile of bones as might be found in a haunted house, or on a pirate ship. Read More >>

history
New Evidence of an Ancient Neolithic Skull Cult Proves Humans Have Always Been Metal

It’s hard to say how long The Metal has been around. This is because The Metal does not care for the laws of linear time. What we do know is that for thousands of years, humanity has both feared and revered The Metal, as evidenced once again by the recent discovery of an ancient skull cult. Read More >>

wtf
Museum Finds Real Human Skull in 150-Year-Old Taxidermy Display

For more than a century, the taxidermy diorama “Arab Courier Attacked by Lions” has stood in Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Depicting a man on camelback fending off Barbary lions, the bizarre display has intrigued—and repulsed—generations of visitors. Throughout all those years, however, the piece managed to keep a disturbing secret. Read More >>

health
Man Has New Skull Transplanted On

A 15-hour medical procedure involving around 50 hospital staff has rebuilt several large chunks of the body of James Boysen, after brutal radiation therapy treatment for cancer ravaged his skull and internal organs. Read More >>

3d printing
Watch a Woman Get a New 3D-Printed Skull

It's not news that we can 3D print bones or even successfully implant 3D-printed skull fragments. But a team of Dutch brain surgeons has taken things to the next level by replacing the bulk of a woman's skull with a 3D-printed dome. It's a little bit gnarly to watch. Read More >>

watches
Ticking Teeth Skull Watch Walks the Line Between Clever and Morbid

Skull-based accessories are usually only popular with a certain demographic who've embraced the morbid side of life. But damned if this Last Laugh watch from Mr. Jones hasn't crossed the border into mainstream territories with a clever mechanism that shows the hour and minutes on the skull's teeth. Read More >>