Ancient 'Frankenstein mummies' combined several people
Dec 17, 2012

Though they were very common centuries ago, these days many people tend to think of mummies as pretty freaky things. But archaeologists working in Scotland have just made a discovery that's pretty freaky by any century's standards: mummified bodies assembled from multiple people.

Dead British cabbie 1st person in 3,000 years to be mummified
Dec 15, 2012

Everyone's got a dream, right? Well, this bloke from Devon, England wanted to, upon the occasion of his death, become the first person in three millennia to be mummified, ancient Egypt-style.