Idi Amin, dictator and commonly known as the "Butcher of Uganda", reportedly boasted that he kept the decapitated heads of political enemies in his freezer, although he said that human flesh was generally "too salty" for his taste. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idi…
Today I learned of Flesh Gordon, a 1974 American science fiction sex comedy film, serving as an erotic spoof of the Flash Gordon serials. The film features production values comparable to the original serial, and frequent use of gratuitous nudity and brief sex scenes. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fle…
Levi Boone Helm was a mountain man and gunfighter of the American West known as the Kentucky Cannibal. Helm was a serial killer who gained his nickname for his opportunistic and unrepentant proclivity for the consumption of human flesh taken from the bodies of enemies and traveling companions. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boo…
Today I learned about chlorine triflouride, a better oxidiser than Oxygen. It can set fire to things that are normally not flammable such as concrete, glass, flesh, sand, steel, asbestos, and ash. It is also extremely corrosive and will corrode things like Gold, Iridium, and Platinum. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chl…
Farmed salmon is actually naturally white in color. It's reddish pink only because farmers add in a pigmenting compound to the fishes' food that changes the color of their flesh, which is more appealing to consumers. time.com/4790794/farmed-s…
Today I learned of the flesh-eating penis worm, a phallus-like creature that emerged 500 million years ago. A vicious predator, its tooth-lined throat acted as a cheese grater, and could also turn inside-out to help it crawl. About 20 species still exist today, but luckily they're all under the ocean floor wired.co.uk/article/flesh…
Not all tortoises are vegetarian. When given the opportunity, they will eat the bones, skin, and flesh of animals including individuals of the same species. jstor.org/stable/3892906?…
AWS's acceptable use policy has an exclusion in case of a zombie apocalypse. A widespread infection transmitted via bites would be excluded if "...that causes human corpses to reanimate and seek to consume human living flesh" solutionsreview.com/cloud…
During the CulturΠ°l RevΠΎlutiΠΎn, "flesh banquets" at which where the hearts, livers and genitals of victims were cut out and fed to revellers were common businessinsider.com/afp-f…
The European blueberry is actually a 'bilberry' and is different from the American blueberry. The bilberry has a dark red flesh and will cause stains on the fingers and tongue when eaten while the American blueberry has a paler translucent flesh and cause less staining. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vac…
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony changed their name to Boneless Thugs-N-Harmony to promote Buffalo Wild Wings, and three of the group’s members also changed their individual rap names to Krayzie Boneless, Flesh Boneless, and Wish Boneless rollingstone.com/music/mu…
The Ancient Mongol Warriors were said to have worn silk vests, as an arrow hitting silk does not break the silk but ends up embedding the arrow in the flesh wrapped in silk, allowing the arrow to be removed by gently teasing the silk open. blog.patra.com/2014/05/29…
A woman with a β€˜mutant’ gene who feels no pain and heals without scarring was discovered by scientists. She reported numerous injuries without pain, often smelling her burning flesh before noticing any injury, and could open door to new treatments. independent.co.uk/news/he…
Today I learned about the Catholic doctrine of transubstantiation; the belief that bread and wine are actually transmuted to flesh and blood during the eucharist. It is not merely a symbolic gesture and anyone who claims otherwise is anathema (cursed). traditionalcatholic.net/T…
Holy Roman Emperor Frederick Barbarossa ("red beard") drowned on the way to the Third Crusade. His son wanted to bury him in Jerusalem, but didn't succeed in preserving the body in vinegar. Hence, his flesh was buried in Antioch, his bones in Tyre, and his heart and inner organs in Tarsus en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
Today I learned about the self-mummification practice of "sokushinjōbutsu" meaning "attaining Buddhahood in the flesh". The monks performed extreme "tree-eating", cold-water ablutions, exposure to freezing temperatures, etc. to become a Buddha in the flesh. This would result in mummification after 10 years. theapricity.com/forum/arc…
Till Lindemann, lead singer of Rammstein, wanted a light put in his mouth for visual effects. His bandmate suggested he use a flesh colored wire and run it into his mouth from the outside. Lindemann refused, opting to have a surgical incision in his left cheek to directly feed it into his mouth youtu.be/VWBDNL71tJo?t=32…
There are only 149 wild apple trees left (the original ancestors to modern apples). Wild apples are much smaller than regular modern apples and contain red flesh instead of the white flesh we are used to. imperial.ac.uk/news/19052…
Today I learned of "corpse plant". Amorphophallus titanum can grow up to 3 meters tall and when it blooms (which is 2-10 apart), it emits an odor resembling rotting flesh or a corpse. This odor attracts pollinators that feed on dead animals or lay their eggs in rotting flesh en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amo…
Certain kinds of apples have red flesh gardeningknowhow.com/edib…
Butterflies do not only feed on nectar, but also feed on mud, urine and decaying flesh. mentalfloss.com/article/6…
The corpse flower, one of the largest and rarest flowers in the world, blooms for 24-48 hours and smells like rotting flesh. It was first discovered in Sumatra in 1878. ecowatch.com/corpse-flowe…
The difference between freestone and clingstone peaches is literally how much the fruit’s flesh clings to the pit (stone). With freestone peaches, the fruit easily pulls away from the pit, while clingstone peach flesh stubbornly clings to the pit. thekitchn.com/whats-the-d…
Chicago's Field Museum has 10 colonies of flesh-eating beetles, who live and work at the museum cleaning animal bones for display. mentalfloss.com/article/6…
Today I learned of the Octopus Stinkhorn. The fungus erupts from the egg by forming into four to seven elongated slender arms. The arms unfold to reveal a pinkish-red interior covered with a dark-olive spore-containing gleba. In maturity it smells like putrid flesh. wikipedia.org/wiki/Clathr…
Seven Laws of Noah are: 1. Not to worship idols; 2. Not to curse God; 3. To establish courts of justice; 4. Not to commit murder; 5. Not to commit adultery, bestiality, or sexual immorality; 6. Not to steal; 7. Not to eat flesh torn from a living animal. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sev…
Cannibals call humans β€œlong pig” due to the sweet, pork-like flavor that they say is characteristic of human flesh. businessinsider.com/10-th…
In the original Pinocchio novel, Pinocchio spends several months as a donkey, performing in a circus until he breaks his leg, gets sold, and is drowned in the ocean for his leather. The puppet inside survives, trapped in the dead donkey form until a school of fish eats away the flesh. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The…
Today I learned about Second Lieutenant Vladimir Kotlinsky of the Russian Imperial Army, who led a charge against the Germans after an attack with chlorine gas on WWI, while his and his men bodies were dissolving because of the chemicals action on their flesh en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Att…
The sunfish can grow as big as a pickup truck and can carry up to 40 kinds of parasites. They let cleaner fish feast on the parasites. But some of the toughest parasites need to be removed by seagulls. The seagulls surgically cut into the fish's flesh to eat the most stubborn of parasites. youtu.be/U60obmWODLQ
The Walter Reade Organization mistakenly omitting the logo Β© when renaming George A. Romero's originally titled "Night of the Flesh Eaters" made Night of the Living Dead public domain. Thus, we'll never know how much the film made worldwide from all its unapproved showings, copies and sales. indiefilmhustle.com/night…
New wave group Blondie had their first hit in Australia in 1977 after music program Countdown played the music video for In the Flesh, supposedly by mistake en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blo…
A woman died of natural causes and her free-range pet golden hamster scavanged her body to make a nest of her bones, skin and flesh. ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7…
There is a fungus named Clathrus archeri πŸ„. It reproduces through an egg which erupts into octopus like tentacles which are pinkish red and smells if putrid flesh. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cla…
Today I learned of spontaneous generation, a widely believed concept that life could arise from non living and even non organic matter, like maggots spontaneously appearing on dead flesh, or mites from dust. It was widely believed for thousands of years, until it was disproven in the mid 19th century en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spo…
Armin Meiwes is German cannibal, who infamously known for the killing and eating a voluntary victim whom he had found via the Internet. He ate the victim's penis, then killed that man and proceeded to eat a 20kg of his flesh nbcnews.com/id/4039034#.X…
The actress who played Daisy Duke in "The Dukes of Hazzard", Catherine Bach, was required by network censors to wear flesh-toned tights under her Daisy Dukes vice.com/en_asia/article/…
Today I learned about Zhang Yongming, a serial killer in China. After killing some of his eleven victims he butchered them and sold their flesh at markets calling it "Ostrich meat." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zha…
The tail of a feathered dinosaur has been found perfectly preserved in amber from Myanmar. The one-of-a-kind discovery helps put flesh on the bones of these extinct creatures, opening a new window on the biology of a group that dominated Earth for more than 160 million years. bbc.com/news/science-envi…
In 2015 an entomologist allowed two botflies to develop to maturity in his skin, because "being a male, this was my only chance to produce another being out of my flesh and blood" thesmallermajority.com/20…
Salvador Dali was attracted to Hitler "β€œI often dreamed of Hitler as a woman. His flesh, which I had imagined whiter than white, ravished me…” sothebys.com/en/articles/…
On 1816, after the French frigate ran aground the coast of Mauritania, 150 passengers and sailors went on a raft. They were found 15 days later, only 15 survived, the rest dying from drowning, hunger and violence from other survivors. Most had to eat human flesh to survive en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fre…
Today I learned of Judy Melinek, a medical examiner who identified hundreds of bodies from the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks, many of which were merely scraps of flesh or pieces of limb. She was called in mid-August 2002 because they had found a foot bone on top of another skyscraper 1/5 mile away. nydailynews.com/news/nati…
In Germany in 2001, Armin Meiwes (AKA The Master Butcher) and his volunteer murder victim jointly attempted to eat the victim's severed penis. He then killed and ate a large amount of the volunteer’s flesh. His first trial sentence was only 8 yrs 6 mo (later increased to life). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arm…
Today I learned about Resin Canal Discolouration. While the fruit is still safe to eat, a bacteria causes the discolouration of the canals in the flesh of the mango. abc.net.au/news/rural/201…
Mantis shrimp can whack and crack a crab's claw with its hammer-like claws. It keeps doing this until its prey is smashed to pieces so that it can eat the inner flesh. The speed of the whack has been measured at 75 feet/sec, and the heat generated by this whack also stuns and kills its prey. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man…
GyΓΆrgy DΓ³zsa was executed extremelly cruelly. They made him sit on a heated iron throne and wear a heated iron crown. Then they made his rebel soldiers bite and eat his flesh while priests were singing songs. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gyo…
Today I learned of the parasitic botfly which grow under the skin of animals and humans while feeding from their flesh. Once mature, they burst out from the skin of their host. blog.nationalgeographic.o…
"hocus pocus" may have been coined by Protestants to mock the Catholic transubstantiation incantation used to turn bread and wine into flesh and blood, "hoc est corpus." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoc…
GyΓΆrgy DΓ³zsa a small noble, led a peasant revolt in 1514 in Hungary, when he was captured he was forced to sit on a heated iron throne, wear a red hot crown and scepter and had his flesh ripped and fed to other revolutionary peasants. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gy%…

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