The Lighter Side Of Death by venemous george

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Does anybody wonder what really happens in reincarnation? What happens if a loved one died many years ago? Do they reincarnate in an entirely different body and brand new life before we get a chance to reunite with them? What happens to a widow or widower who outlived two spouses, but loved each one... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, July 3, 2020

As much as I like most "ghost hunting" shows, I felt PORTALS TO HELL was pretty much unwatchable, and then I realized why. In addition to being very amateurishly acted, I didn't realize that Jack Osbourne was Ozzy's idiot son. There goes any credibility for that show. I can see it now...Jack... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, June 27, 2020

God helps those who...

During the Battle of Lutzen in 1632, King Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden refuses to wear any steel body armor, telling his troops, "The Lord God is my armor." Well, not THAT particular day anyway. The king's final moments included being shot in the arm, thrown from his horse, stabbed, shot in the back,... Sign in to see full entry.

Improving with age...even at 150 !

Vladimir Lenin has been dead since 1924, but Russia's most famous embalmee is still quite the fashion plate. Under his tailored three-piece suit, the father of communism also wears a rubber wetsuit, which holds the solution that keeps him from falling apart. Twice a week the parts of his body that... Sign in to see full entry.

It sure seemed like a good idea on paper...

King Mithradates Vl had the "brilliant" idea that by slowly filling his body with poisonous toxins that in time he would be able to build up enough resistance to survive a possible assassination by poisoning. After a strict regimen of taking very small doses of poison almost daily, he finally gets... Sign in to see full entry.

In 1649 Royalist commander Sr. Arthur Aston is beaten to death with his own wooden leg during the English Civil War. Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, June 25, 2020

While there have been four presidential assassinations throughout U.S. history, Andrew Jackson was the first to survive a bullet being fired at him when he prevailed against a fellow suitor in a duel over a woman. It is said the gaunt Jackson, approximately 145 pounds stretched out over a 6'1 frame,... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

A tough "Axe" to grind...

Talk about a guy who loved his job. The Duke of Alva was the chief executioner to King Phillip of Spain during the time of the Holy Inquisition. His job was pretty simple and clear cut....Wiping out heretics. His favorite method of execution was to seal the victim's mouth with an iron gag that... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Losing your head...

The guillotine definitely holds a morbid fascination for many. Many wonder if after the swift severing of the head by the razor sharp blade if the head actually survives for a few moments. Countless arguments have been sparked by this idea over the years. In 1794 when Charlotte Corday was executed... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, June 18, 2020

No hope for this pope

We all know nobody is perfect, and that even includes Popes. It seems that in centuries past these supposed holiest of all men weren't quite held to the same high standards as most of our more modern Popes. Consider the case of Pope John Xll 955-963... Also known as Pope John "The Bad," he held... Sign in to see full entry.

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