Why Don't We Taxidermy Humans?

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Big thanks to my friend at Order Of The Good Death for info: http://www.youtube.com/user/Orderofth...

Music by: http://www.youtube.com/jakechudnow

Song at end of video [direct link]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Q_47b...

Taxidermied animal from "Unnecessary Otter": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiJZ47...

Space Burial: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_bu...

Get yourself space-buried: http://www.celestis.com/services.asp

Cat body turned into diamonds: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001...

CHUCK TESTA: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJP1Dp...

Taxidermy cat quadcopter: http://www.geekologie.com/2012/06/wei...

Creative taxidermy:

http://www.incrediblethings.com/lists...

http://morbidanatomy.blogspot.co.uk/2...

http://www.geekologie.com/2011/12/man...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_P...

Interesting article on displaying human bodies: http://www.livescience.com/12994-body...

Jeremy Bentham "mummy": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeremy_b...

3D Jeremy Bentham: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/Bentham-Project/...

Get mummified: http://www.summum.org/mummification/e...

Galileo's Middle Finger: http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/ga...

Taxidermy on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taxidermy

Skin facts [PDF]: http://www.particlesciences.com/docs/...

Freeze-drying your pets:

http://wefeelthepainforanimals.blogsp...

http://www.perpetualpet.net/price/

Abraham Lincoln's moving body:

http://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln13.html

http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=n0...

Embalmbed guy on motorcycle: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/artic...

Lenin video [gross]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMDwXn...

After We Die [BOOK]: http://bit.ly/SRlX0h

How plastination works: http://isp.plastination.org/silicone....

How to be plastinated [PDF]: http://www.bodyworlds.com/Downloads/T...

Ways of preserving your body compared: http://www.transtopia.net/plastinatio...

What parts of your body do you own? http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/rethi...

Who owns a dead body? http://www.slate.com/articles/news_an...

Who owns a dead body and Anthony-Noel Kelly: http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/200...

Pet taxidermy video [kind of gross]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?gl=GB&hl...