A lot of people die climbing Mount Everest and it's too dangerous for the bodies to be removed, so they remain... frozen in the positions and most often places where they died, they often act as grim navigational markers for future climbers. Here's a fascinating imgur gallery of some of the bodies*, with as much backstory as imgur user FuzzieSocks can dig up.
* it goes without saying that if you have a hard time seeing dead bodies, don't click the link. Corpsicles abound.
Monday, Sep 14th 2015 (12:00am)
A healthy former palliative care nurse has ended her life at a Swiss euthanasia clinic after describing old age as "awful". The nurse, who had penned two books on how to care for the elderly, said her career had revealed to her the stark realities of growing old.
No longer able to procure lethal injection drugs like midazolam and pentobarbital due to manufacturer ethics, US states are looking for alternatives on how to off their death-row inmates. Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Utah have settled on their methods, some new, some old.
Tuesday, Jun 2nd 2015 (4:47am)
A charter boat captain and fisherman at Honokohau Harbor died on Friday after he went into the water to spear a swordfish and got impaled, according to the Hawaii Department of Land & Natural Resources.
Sunday, May 31st 2015 (2:19am)
A 46-year-old man died while canoeing in Loon Lake in the northern suburbs of Illinois Memorial Day weekend after he jumped in the water to try and save a cat. Police said alcohol is believed to have been a factor in the incident.
Some families in China are hiring pole dancers and naked women. Not to entertain the deceased but to get larger crowds to show up. The government does not want this and the country's Ministry of Culture going out of its way to find offenders and fine them.
Thursday, Apr 23rd 2015 (1:38pm)
While shadowing a coroner, some guy came across this ingenious 40-year-old contraption designed to fire 8 shotgun shells into your head simultaneously, and even included a manual dead man's switch/fail-safe just in case the method failed. Pretty clever problem solving there, someone get that inventor a desk and a payche... oh.
A 13-year-old boy died on Oct. 3 after a goat that had been bought to be sacrificed during Eid al-Adha, fell onto him from the sixth floor roof of a building in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir.
A Chicago mother of two was headed to lunch with her fiance in the city's South Loop on Thursday when pieces of a gargoyle fell from a church's facade and struck her in the head, killing her.
Tuesday, Sep 9th 2014 (12:06am)
The film follows two dour unfortunates as they battle a series of misadventures while trying to deliver a coffin to the graveyard. The animated caper is a series of emotional and literal pitfalls for the pall-bearing team, as their journey and relationship unravel on an epic scale culminating in the pair joining the old lady in a trip through the underworld.
Yeah, that's over with. A Kenyan journalist who once offered Bill Clinton a dowry of cows and goats in exchange for his daughter Chelsea's hand in marriage just got offed by an elephant in a fairly gruesome fashion.
Monday, Aug 11th 2014 (6:52am)
A well-known Queens graffiti artist was electrocuted by the third rail in a Brooklyn subway station, sources told The Post.
Underground graffiti legend Jason Wulf, 42, was found dead on the tracks just before 10 p.m. Wednesday at the 25th Street Station in Sunset Park, sources said. It's unclear exactly what Wulf was doing right before he died, but the MTA said it is investigating the death.
Sunday, Jul 6th 2014 (3:55am)
Seven people have died after climbing down a well in Cambodia to retrieve about 75 cents. Police officer Muy Norn said the victims died due to a lack of oxygen at the bottom of the 5-meter (16-foot) -deep well.
Monday, Jun 2nd 2014 (12:00am)
A Minnesota man said last week that he fatally shot his son, and then tried to kill himself so they could continue the altercation in the "afterlife" after the son refused to pay to install cable television.
Tuesday, Apr 1st 2014 (12:04am) | Thanks: swimfan
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