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Indonesian’s bizarre ritual of digging up its dead to give them a wash, groom and dress them in new clothes (video)


This zombie-like ritual is called Ma’nene and takes place in Toraja in South Sulawesi. The Torajan people say the dead live in their hearts and minds. They dig up the mummified bodies of their dead relatives every few years and change their clothes and clean their bodies and crypts. Families even exhume children and babies.

Shocking Road Safety advert (video)

Shocking Road Safety advert

The Road Safety Office at the Department of the Environment in Northern Ireland has launched an advert titled ‘Classroom’ which is so brutal that its broadcast on television is prohibited before 9 pm. The video shows a young driver speeding along a road and loosing control of the car whih flips and lands on a

Living dead: These people have risen from the grave

Toraja walking dead

There are many strange and unexplained cases in which people were declared dead, but after a few hours or days went back to life. Some of us would consider that is a part of God, while others argue that there is a scientific and medical explanation. Walter Williams (USA) 78-year-old Walter from Mississippi died late

Russian looks death in the face: He jumps alight from a building (video)

Alexander Chernikov jumped alight from a five-storey building

Climbing the tallest buildings and structures without any facilities, jumping into the abyss without a parachute and all sorts of crazy things have become a trademark of the Russians, but Alexander Chernikov went a step further. The 22-year-old stuntman Chernikov decided to make an unprecedented leap – from the roof of a five-storey building and

Whale Explodes As Biologist Tries To Cut It Open (video)

Whale Explodes As Biologist Tries To Cut It Open

It is a job no man would envy. A biologist has been filmed trying to cut open a whale carcass which exploded all over him. The whale was one of two which died last week after being beached in the Faroe Islands. The creatures died after becoming trapped in a narrow channel and residents wanted