August 7, 2023
Strange Deaths: Karen Silkwood

Strange Death Scenes: Karen Silkwood

On the evening of the 13th of November 1974, the lifeless body of Karen Gay Silkwood was found inside her Honda Civic in what seemed like […]
February 2, 2023
Smelly home interior

House Odors That Require Immediate Attention

Foul aromas in the home can cause problematic allergenic-type symptoms of varying severities, from wheezing to throat irritation or worse. It also makes hosting or relaxing […]
January 31, 2023

Describing the Smells of a Dead Body

Decomposition odors are the gasses resulting from the natural stages of decomposition that affect all once-living matter, including animal carcasses and human remains. The smell is […]
January 18, 2023

How The Environment Affects Decomposition

Sadly, death and decomposition is an inevitable part of life, although it’s a topic most of us don’t want to think about. Still, many of us […]
November 2, 2022
Unattended Deaths & Autopsies

Is an Autopsy Required for an Unattended Death?

The definition of an unattended death refers to when a decomposing body is discovered after a period of time. It appears to happen naturally though rather […]
October 12, 2022
Do You Poop When You Die?

Do You Poop When You Die?

The short answer is that yes, the body does poop when you die. Depending on the type of death and the state of the body, most […]
July 26, 2022
Decomposition: Skeletonization

Skeletonization: The Final Stage of Decomposition

After death, the human body goes through several stages of decomposition. If a corpse is left untouched, Mother Nature gets to work immediately and effectively. And our skulls, […]
July 10, 2022
What is Livor Mortis (or lividity)?

What is Livor Mortis?

Livor Mortis (or lividity) is the pooling of blood and body fluids at the lowest point of a body after death. Sometimes medical professionals and coroners […]
May 25, 2022
Nail clippings against a textured black wooden background

Does Your Hair and Nails Grow After You Die?

Families ask this all the time. Your hair and nails completely stop growing after you die. Many grieving families believe they see new growth of hair […]
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