Posts tagged with ‘cannibalism

Norwegian artist eats his own hip, says it tasted like wild sheep

A Norwegian artist cooked and ate his own hip— it had been deformed all his life, and he recently had it replaced— he claimed it tasted of “wild sheep”. Alexander Selvik Wengshoel said he served the hip bone with potato gratin and a glass of wine. He decided to eat a part of his own body on “a whim”. The hip bone, removed by doctors, has gone on display as part of an exhibition. The operation to remove the bone was filmed and forms part of the exhibition also.

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The problem with cannibalism in North Korea

Ever since the 1990s, there’s been a bit of a problem with starvation in North Korea. Okay, more like a really big problem with malnutrition and starvation. And in the name of survival, there’s also been a problem with child abduction, because who’s gonna miss one kid when people are dying all over the place every day? So there’s become a rule of thumb in North Korea that you shouldn’t buy meat of unknown origin, because it may be the kid down the street.

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Archaeologists find clear evidence of cannibalism in 17th century Jamestown

Jamestown, Virginia was one of the first European colonies in the New World, and almost every single one of these early settlements dealt with incredible hardship. Archaeologists have now found evidence of cannibalism in 17th century Jamestown during the deadly winter of 1609-1610, in which 80% of the colonists died of cold and starvation.

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NYC cop had planned to kidnap and eat up to 100 women

Officer Gilberto Valle, a cop with the NYPD for six years, was arrested today after it was discovered he had a bizarre plot to kidnap, kill and eat up to 100 women in New York City.

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IHC After Dark: Interview with a Cannibal

Issei Sagawa murdered an innocent woman and spent three days eating her flesh. Due to loopholes in the law, Issei is a free man to this day.

Japanese chef has his dick removed, cooks it up and serves it (Possibly gross, NSFW)

If there’s one man who can alone keep the JapanWTF going strong for the entire rest of the year, it’s chef Mao Sugiyama. Sugiyama is a chef, a performance artist and a self-described asexual, who doesn’t care at all about sex or his sex organs. So when he decided to have his boy junk cut off, he decided to serve it at a fancy dinner for $250 a piece.

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The long and gruesome history of using corpses in medicine

Last week, there was a story about a large shipment of ground up baby pills from China, seized by South Korean authorities and everyone was like “ewww China”. But it’s not just China— corpses have been used as medicine in Europe and almost everywhere else in the world at some time and place. It seems like a bad idea now, but some believed in the healing power of ground up dead people.

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This is what Kim Jong Un is inheriting: People that are starving to the point of cannibalism

Ever since the mid 90s, around the time when Kim Jong Il took power in North Korea, there have been widespread food shortages that have only gotten worse over time. There have been plenty of reports of people eating mud, grass and raw acorns to try and survive, but at the extreme end, when things get absolutely desperate, people have apparently turned to cannibalism— often kidnapping young children that are then turned into meat on the black market.

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Cannibalism: What is it good for?

Cannibalism exists all the way across the animal kingdom, and under extreme circumstances, it can be the only source of food for a small and starving group. But a Donner party situation isn’t the only reason that animals cannibalise each other— the situations behind cannibalism vary widely depending on the circumstances and the species. Some do it on a regular basis and for others it’s quite rare.

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How to properly slice up and cook a person for eating
You might still have some cold Thanksgiving leftovers in the fridge, but when you get tired of that and you’re looking for some real tasty meat, where do you turn? People! There’s lots of people and people have lots of meat. io9 has a complete cannibal’s guide to cooking, boiling and braising people for the best taste and experience. Just stay away from the brain and the liver. 
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How to properly slice up and cook a person for eating

You might still have some cold Thanksgiving leftovers in the fridge, but when you get tired of that and you’re looking for some real tasty meat, where do you turn? People! There’s lots of people and people have lots of meat. io9 has a complete cannibal’s guide to cooking, boiling and braising people for the best taste and experience. Just stay away from the brain and the liver. 

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Issei Sagawa: Interview with a cannibal

In 1981, Issei Sagawa murdered and cannibalized a Dutch woman in Paris. He was deported back to Japan, where for his crimes, he simply spent a few years in a mental hospital and then released. VBS got a chance to chat with Mr. Sagawa about his life as a cannibal. CAUTION: The video does get pretty gruesome.

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T-rex could have been a dinosaur cannibal. BAD ASS.

The image of T-rex used to be one of an awesome, fearsome predator, roaming the ancient jungles killing everything in its wake. More recent studies suggest that T-rex wasn’t a fearsome killer, but perhaps just a really big scavenger. And now Nick Longrich, a paleontologist at Yale University thinks that T-rex may have also been a cannibal.

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