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Your Decaying Corpse Becomes a Factory of Toxic Chemicals After You Die

What happens after we die? Spiritually, who knows. Physically? Your body becomes a festering production line, spewing out more than 400 nasty compounds that would be toxic to your body if you weren't already dead, as Scientific American explains in this unsettlingly cheery animation. Read More >>

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Watch a Pig Decompose Underwater

Pork is absolutely delicious any which way you cook it, and it seems like sea lice, which are like ocean maggots apparently, would agree too. The sea lice do most of the heavy eating, before shrimp come in to finish the job. It's disturbingly exciting. Read More >>

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