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Party time in the cemetery as Bolivians fete skulls

La Paz - Some wear glasses. Others have sombreros and a cigar. These are Bolivia's "natitas" -- human skulls with miracle-working powers.On Wednesday thousands of people and their skulls converged on La Paz's oldest cemetery as part of a pre-Hispanic tradition....

Two skulls found near witchcraft book at transfer station in CT

Fairfield - On Friday, police say that the skulls of an older man and woman were found at a Connecticut waste transfer station near some witchcraft books.

Ancient, Neanderthal-like skulls discovered

Seventeen skulls excavated from Spain’s Sima de los Huesos and thought to be around 430,000 years old are the oldest specimens with Neanderthal features uncovered to date.

Italian expat arrested in Burundi for smuggling human skulls

Bujumbura - When searching the Burundi home of Italian national, Giuseppe Favaro, police found dozens of human skulls. Favaro had been trying to export the skulls and has been arrested.

Around 150 human sacrifice skulls found in a field in Mexico

Xaltocan - The find has experts puzzled, as it is the first of its kind to be outside of a major pyramid or temple complex, and was in a simple mound, easy to overlook.

'Alien-like' skulls found in 1,000-year-old Mexican cemetery

Human skulls reformed into "alien-like" shapes have been found in a cemetery in Mexico. Although examples of reshaped skulls have been found among pre-Hispanic peoples of Mesoamerica, scientists say these are the first cases from Sonora, northern Mexico.

Peruvian man investigated for possession of 180 human skulls

Lima - The Peruvian National Police seized 180 human skulls that were used in magic rituals and started an investigation on the shaman that was using them during healing and spiritism sessions.

Busted: Relic trafficker with alleged saints in his luggage

A small yet truly global operation was foiled when a Swiss man was busted who tried to transport skulls and bones stemming from Greek Orthodox burials to a Russian Orthodox priest in Germany who wanted to start a church in India.

New Species of Dinosaur Unearthed

Four skulls of a previously undiscovered species of dinosaur have been discovered by palaeontologists at a quarry in the Dinosaur National Monument near Vernal, Utah. .

A Ghoulish Hobby Attracts Police Attention to Chicago Man

26-year-old Brian Sloane has an odd hobby: finding and collecting human skulls off of the website eBay. Police entered the Bucktown man's apartment on Tuesday and confiscated the four skulls; none have yet been tied to any sort of foul play.

More Skulls found in Delhi murder case

The discovery could bring the number of bodies to date found in Noida, a suburb of the capital Delhi, to 20.
 

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Representative of Peruvian National Police explains the finding of 180 human skulls found in possess...
Representative of Peruvian National Police explains the finding of 180 human skulls found in possession of an alleged Shaman-Healer.
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