10/7/2011

Death might seem final, but over the years corpses have been up to all sorts of things, writes Maggie Koerth-Baker. In China, "ghost marriages" allow cadavers to get married, to provide departed loved ones with comfort and company in the afterlife. Human bodies have also been used in art installations, burned to fuel steam engines, and even put on trial for perjury.

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