Romanian archaeologists uncover medieval skeletons holding hands

Archaeologists working in Romania’s Transylvania region have discovered a young male and female skeleton from the late Middle Ages who were buried facing each other and holding hands. Locals have dubbed the couple “Romeo and Juliet,” but historians have their own take on the unique double burial. » 4/25/13 6:20am 4/25/13 6:20am

A skeleton seeks out his lost memories in webcomic Helvetica's Grim Fandango afterlife

In the Ancient Greek afterlife, souls that went to Tartarus drank from the pool of Lethe, whose waters caused them to forget the lives they'd shed. In the webcomic Helvetica, skeletal souls arrive in the afterlife with no memory of their past lives — or even their names. Most are content to eke out new afterlives in… » 4/21/12 8:30am 4/21/12 8:30am