The Art of Darkness

Day of the Link Dump

June 10th, 2016 by Cobwebs

Flayed Human Skull Antipasto Platter – The “meat head” is a fairly standard Halloween party dish, but this one is quite nicely done. Also includes a link to a recipe for coal-black bread. (Hat tip to DeVries)

Voodoo Cloaks – A look at the “technicolor” clothing associated with the religion of Voodoo in Benin.

How Forensic Scientists Once Tried to “See” a Dead Person’s Last Sight – Smithsonian has an interesting article about the old belief in optography.

Goth Block – Heavy-duty sunscreen in a black container.

Klements – UK clothing company featuring unusual printed fabrics. I like the bird skeleton on Freaks.

Leatherback Turtle Mouth – The inside of a Leatherback turtle’s mouth looks like something out of a horror movie.

Haunted House Silhouettes – Downloadable patterns for making spooky window decorations. (via Shellhawk’s Nest)

13 Fun Facts About “Scooby-Doo” – A roundup.

Lost American Superstitions – Neat list of “lost” superstitions from early 20th Century America. My grandma subscribed to more than a few of these. (Hat tip to pdq)

Unconventionally Adorable Plush Toys – These knitted and felted creatures by HinĂ© Mizushima are weirdly cute.

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