Mummified mermaid - photo - all sizes
Mummified mermaid (The Fiji Mermaid / Feejee Mermaid) in the International Cryptozoology Museum, Portland. See also the mummified Yokai: Mummified mermaid - photo.
Grace McDaniels (1888-1958) The Mule Faced Woman Cursed with progressive tumors on her face and lips McDaniels was billed as the Ugliest Woman in the World. Despite her appearance she was however a very generous and kind woman. After a night with an intoxicated show worker she had her son Elmer (also pictured)
10 Disturbing Medical Images from History - Listverse
WARNING: DISTURBING. I recently bought an amazing book about one of my favourite places on earth (though I have yet to visit there): The Mütter Museum. It
Everybody always asks "is that possible?" Oh yes. And conjoined twins are not always identical ... [excerpt:] Conjoined twins are categorized using the suffix "-pagus" from the Greek word for "fixed". Early teratologists such as Ambroise Pare and Geoffrey St. Hillaire were among the first to identify the various types of conjoined twins. Many twins do not fit perfectly into any of these classifications, and the terms are often combined. Thoracopagus (left). Joined at the upper chest, from…
'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Finally Gets An Air Date
American Horror Story: Freak Show has finally received its official air date! No official videos or photos have been released.
Human and animal freaks of nature
Snakes with two heads and cats with two faces may seem like morbid entertainment, but they have a lot to teach us about development and evolution. Read more: " Review: Freaks of Nature by Mark S. Blumberg ". All images were taken from Freaks of Nature
Sarah "Saartjie" Baartman: The Real Life of the Hottentot Venus
From Salon Magazine on 9 January 2007, "Venus abused: In the early 1800s, Westerners leered at Saartjie Bartmaan's curvy body and exotic skin. But do we gawk any less today?" by Marisa Meltzer: The life story of Saartjie Baartman, the African slave who was displayed in Europe in the early 19th century, contains so many layers of oppression to sort through that author Rachel Holmes begins by trying to untangle her name. In “African Queen: the Real Life of the Hottentot Venus,” Holmes concedes…