this is actually kinda fascinating! Disney and Looney Toon character skeletons
Left femur of a Confederate soldier with a gunshot fracture
South African Archaeology in Photographs
This is the image of the Taung Baby, discovered in 1924 by Raymond Dart, and he represents the very first Australopithecus identified
A chocolate skull with walnut brain
Cool Tee: AT-AT Anatomy
19th century coal miners would traditionally take canaries in cages down into the mine with them. The birds would act as an early warning system for carbon monoxide gas. When the canary stopped singing the miner would know that he had to escape the chamber he was in.” “This particular yellow canary was obviously a favoured pet as well as a working bird. Inscribed with the legend : ‘In Memory of Little Joe. Died November 3rd 1875. Aged 3 Years’
Lucy is an Australopithecus afarensis. This fossil was discovered by Donald Johanson and Tom Gray in 1974 at Hadar in Ethiopia. It is estimated to be 3.2 million years old.
Jesscia Joslin: This is for the taxidermy fans. I like how she makes organic skeletons into steampunk mechanical creations. Kind of a bit android, with a turn of the century belle epoque feel):
Turkana Boy, a 1.5 million year old Homo Ergaster/Homo Erectus from Kenya. He's the most complete early human skeleton known to date. He was 8-14 years old, and died of an abcess in his mouth.
31 Haunting Photos From Old Mental Asylums
Reasons for admission to a lunatic asylum 1864-1899. struggling to choose a favourite...
Lucy (Australopithecus afarensis) - was named after listening to "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" by the Beatles when she was discovered by Donald Johanson and Tom Gray.
Hand in hand with the missing link across two million years: Man's earliest ancestor found in South Africa
Boning up on the facts: A right hand skeleton of Australopithecus sediba superimposed against a modern human hand
Archaeology, Geology - Shorties: 3.7 million year old Australopithecus footprints show ‘human walking’ began much earlier than believed. ... (Tanzania, Garden of Eden, makes sense to find these prints here.)
She is the most ancient child ever discovered and was no more than three years old when she died about 3.3 million years ago. Australopithecus afarensis, Ethiopia AKA Dikika child.
Master Yoda. I want to learn this
Hand-knitted Star Wars characters. These are SOO freaking cute!! :D