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/OrderoftheGoodDeath

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

Song at end of video [direct link]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Q_47b507vg

Taxidermied animal from "Unnecessary Otter": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiJZ47G78XQ

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

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

Cat body turned into diamonds: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324020804578149662961901842.html?mod=djemITP_h

CHUCK TESTA: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJP1DphOWPs

Taxidermy cat quadcopter: http://www.geekologie.com/2012/06/weirdo-turns-his-taxidermied-cat-into-a.php

Creative taxidermy:

http://www.incrediblethings.com/lists/taxidermy-gone-wild/

http://morbidanatomy.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/obsessed-taxidermy-rachel-poliquin.html

http://www.geekologie.com/2011/12/man-arrested-for-taxidermy-ing-together.php

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

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

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

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

Get mummified: http://www.summum.org/mummification/enshrinement.shtml

Galileo's Middle Finger: http://www.atlasobscura.com/places/galileos-middle-finger

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

Skin facts [PDF]: http://www.particlesciences.com/docs/technical_briefs/TB_3.pdf

Freeze-drying your pets:

http://wefeelthepainforanimals.blogspot.co.uk/2012/02/i-dont-know-what-to-say-about-this-but.html

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

Abraham Lincoln's moving body:

http://rogerjnorton.com/Lincoln13.html

http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=n0EEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA87&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q&f=false

Embalmbed guy on motorcycle: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1269846/The-quick-dead-Embalmed-biker-sits-astride-motorcycle-funeral-home.html

Lenin video [gross]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMDwXnAWja0

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

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

How to be plastinated [PDF]: http://www.bodyworlds.com/Downloads/Temp/Amsterdam12/BoDo/KSP_Broschuere_EN_EU.pdf

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

What parts of your body do you own? http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/rethinking-healthcare/which-body-parts-should-you-be-allowed-to-sell/9390

Who owns a dead body? http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/jurisprudence/2002/03/habeas_corpses.single.html#pagebreak_anchor_2

Who owns a dead body and Anthony-Noel Kelly: http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2001/jan/30/1

Pet taxidermy video [kind of gross]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?gl=GB&hl=en-GB&v=-2UvYTXiaxw