Body parts from the dead are used for street signs

Metal body parts from the dead are being recycled into road signs, car parts and aircraft engines. Steel hips, plates and screws used in legs and skulls are collected after cremation and sold on – with money raised going to charity. Even metal plates from false teeth and old fillings are recovered and re-used, together … [Read the full story]

Woman trapped in bathroom, but her teeth are so white and clean

FRENCH firefighters freed a 69-year-old woman who spent three weeks trapped in her bathroom and whose nocturnal pleas for help by tapping on pipes, were ignored by neighbours. The woman emerged in a “very weakened” state when rescue workers, alerted by neighbours worried because they had not seen her for some time, broke into her … [Read the full story]