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The Body Farm. Calling William K. Bass's center for forensic observation a "farm" is, in a lot of ways a bit of a misnomer. Rather than growing any particular product, this farm is focused on how organic materials break down and decompose. Specifically, human cadavers.Behind the University of Tennessee, a little outside of Knoxville, there's a 2.5 acre plot of land surrounded by a razor wire fence. This is the body farm, where forensic scientists and researchers learn about human…

The Body Farm. Calling William K. Bass's center for forensic observation a "farm" is, in a lot of ways a bit of a misnomer. Rather than growing any particular product, this farm is focused on how organic materials break down and decompose. Specifically, human cadavers.Behind the University of Tennessee, a little outside of Knoxville, there's a 2.5 acre plot of land surrounded by a razor wire fence. This is the body farm, where forensic scientists and researchers learn about human…

Tollund Man - Iron Age "bog person" preserved for over 2,300 years in the peat bogs of Tollund, Denmark. It is thought he was hanged as part of a ritual sacrifice, possibly to appease the fertility gods.

Tollund Man - Iron Age "bog person" preserved for over 2,300 years in the peat bogs of Tollund, Denmark. It is thought he was hanged as part of a ritual sacrifice, possibly to appease the fertility gods.

Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA So many great rides and shows at Dollywood! #dollywood #rides #familyfun

Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA So many great rides and shows at Dollywood! #dollywood #rides #familyfun

This simple, broken column marks the final resting place of one of America's most famous explorers

This simple, broken column marks the final resting place of one of America's most famous explorers

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