Photographer stretches skin to freaky limits without Photoshop

Dutch photographer Juuke Schoorl explores the limits of human skin in this series of pictures called Rek—stretch in Dutch. To create such patterns and shapes she doesn't use Photoshop but cheep household materials like nylon fishing rope or tape. » 12/16/14 8:28pm 12/16/14 8:28pm

Yep, Harvard Really Does Have a Book Bound in Human Skin

This past April brought disappointing (but relieving?) news that a book long suspected to be bound in human skin in Harvard's library was, in fact, bound in sheepskin. Nothing here, move along, right? But no! Now Harvard has confirmed, for the first time ever, one of its other books is indeed sheathed in human skin. » 6/04/14 7:20pm 6/04/14 7:20pm