This Life-Size Crochet Skeleton Is So Intricate, The Stomach Even Has Half-Digested Food In It

If you’re an artist, there are so many mediums to have fun with. So when Shanell Papp from Lethbridge, Canada decided to explore the human body she picked a method that excited her just as much as the theme. Crochet. Continue reading »

Mexicans Make Stunning Skeleton Makeup To Celebrate The Day Of The Dead


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This combination of pictures shows Arlette Ortiz, Jessica Esquivias, Alejandria Copado and Jossy Javier and Victoria Garcia, Donovan Sanchez, Jimmy Roman and Monica Molina disguised as “Catrina” (Mexican representation of death) before the March of Catrinas in Mexico City. Mexicans get ready to celebrate the Day of the Dead highlighting the character of La Catrina which was created by cartoonist Jose Guadalupe Posada, famous for his drawings of typical local, folkloric scenes, socio-political criticism and for his illustrations of “skeletons” or skulls, including La Catrina. Continue reading »

Skeleton of Color: Amazing Performance Art By Butch Locsin

Los Angeles-based creative Butch Locsin creates art that celebrates life, death and humanity. Inspired by Mexico’s Day of the Dead, Butch plays with skull masks and colored smoke grenades to produce spectacular images. Continue reading »

Meet Skellie: The Skeleton Who Imitates Every Girl On Instagram Ever

The Instagram account @omgliterallydead makes fun of typical girl Instagram photos with the help of this skeleton… Continue reading »

Rare Blue Whale Skeleton Unveiled At UK’s Natural History Museum

A gigantic blue whale skeleton was suspended in the Natural History Museum in London. Scientists named the 25.2-meter-long whale “Hope”, drawing attention to the role of science in safeguarding the environment. Continue reading »

The Superb Glow-In-The-Dark Full Body Skeleton Costume By BANDIKA

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This X-ray skeleton bodysuit is the perfect base for your skeleton costume. Dress it up or down, add makeup or accessories, or turn into an awesome Day of the Dead costume! Continue reading »

“Skeleton Flowers” Turn Beautifully Transparent in the Rain

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The Diphylleia grayi is an extraordinary flower with white petals that turn beautifully transparent upon contact with water. During light rain showers, the delicate blooms transform into blossoms as clear as glass, fitting its common moniker “skeleton flower.” Continue reading »

Awesome Skeleton Helmets on Sochi Olympics 2014


Katie Uhlaender of the U.S. starts an unofficial women skeleton progressive training at the Sanki sliding center in Rosa Khutor, a venue for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics near Sochi, February 5, 2014. (REUTERS/Murad Sezer) Continue reading »

The Skeleton Krewe

The Skeleton Krewe was founded in 1999 by Christopher Kirsch. Inspired by the early days of Carnival before tractors and floats replaced walking processions, the Krewe has become one of New Orleans’ premier marching clubs. The Krewe began actively marching as a small group of friends, but has grown to 40 active members.

Christopher teaches each new member the art and techniques of paper mache, then everyone is required to design and construct a new head and suit each year and is expected to meet a certain level of quality. The unique style and personality of each member is showcased and adds to the mystic of the group as a whole.

In photographs by Kevin O’Mara.
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Skeleton Key

This Skeleton Key is a highly versatile precision mini-tool made in the USA by Triple Aught Design from a solid 6AL-4V Titanium billet. There are two variations available – Spanner and E-Key. The Spanner version is specialized for Strider pivots and our E-Key version is for electronic locks that usually require coins to unlock. Both variations are capable of removing a pestering nail or opening a cold drink. This tool will surely become an instrument for every day carry. Continue reading »