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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)

TORAJA Zombie

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.

Like Pharaoh: Brazilian businessman has buried his car to wait for him in the afterlife

Like Pharaoh: Brazilian businessman has buried his car to wait for him in the afterlife

Wealthy Brazilian entrepreneur Chiquinho Scarpa (62) never leaves things to chance. So the rich businessman decided to bury his brand new Bentley Continental worth € 367,000 in order to wait for him in the ‘other side’. Mourning funeral was at the end of last week and the car was buried in the businessman’s home garden.

Scary: Mother has taken care of her mummified son for 18 years

Mother has taken care of her mummified son for 18 years

Joni Bakaradze from Georgia died 18 years ago at the age of 22. His family refused to bury him and since then his mother has taken care of his mummified body in a tomb at home. “One night I had a dream that a voice told me to treat Joni’s body with alcohol. Since then

Buried Alive! Horrific True Stories Of Victims Sent To An Early Grave

The terrifying idea of being buried alive strikes fear into those who even consider the scenario. But for some that nightmare became a reality.

It is your worst nightmare. The terrifying idea of being buried alive strikes fear into those who even consider the scenario. But for some that nightmare became a reality. The book Premature Burial and How it May be Prevented is filled with stories of people buried alive, stories more frightening than any horror movie. Premature

‘Dead’ man surprises family by walking into his own funeral – while identical looking murder victim lies in casket

'Dead' man surprises family by walking into his own funeral - while identical looking murder victim lies in casket

A family gathering to mourn the death of a relative were shocked to tears and fainting when the deceased man in question pitched up at his own funeral on Tuesday. In a bizarre case of mistaken identity, news of car washer Gilberto Araujo’s murder had been relayed to the family by local police in Sao