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Daemon
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Mortsafes

In the early 19th century, a sharp rise in the number of anatomy schools in Scotland was followed by a marked increase in the incidence of grave robbing, which filled the growing need for dissection subjects. Revelations about the practice led to public outrage, and, around 1816, to the invention of mortsafes—heavy, iron contraptions placed over the graves of the newly deceased to deter body snatchers. What was one of the only ways these anatomy schools could obtain cadavers legitimately? More...
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Gruesome and macabre.
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Cremation is much less expensive; it eliminates many costs of funeral services, casket, gravesite, cemetery fees, etc. Cremation provides portability, and the remains of a loved one are safe.
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