Friday, September 04, 2009

Link Proliferation: Humerus? No. It's dead serious business.

Parts Is Parts

Giving new meaning to "forced to sell you body," the German magazine Der Spiegel takes a look at the global market in human remains. Volunteer programs have pretty much put paid to classic resurrection men, but corpses remain a hot commodity: The tissues of the deceased are used to create spare transplant materials, provide demo bodies for medical tech firms, and create tech parts that the human body won't reject.

Plus, there's this hand graphic to make sure you don't get taken to the cleaners come time to sell your windpipe.

Horror Poetry, Automated

The fine folks at the Artic Chaos Gothic Off-Ramp website have created a Goth-O-Matic Poetry Generator. It's sort of a Mad-Libs for the white face paint set.

It's the Only Way To Live

Here's NIN backing Gary Numan on his post-punk classic "Cars."

Where's Lucien?

From the folks at Shelfari, here's some shelf porn from Neil Gaiman.

1 comment:

zoe said...

gosh, i've been needing a graphic like that, forever now! thanks!
did you know that when you get your gums fixed, that's actually someone's ground-up bone?
oh, and also, nails are $15 a pop. and they don't even ask if you waited till the owner was dead :)