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Can you please help me identify this drawing?

I'd love to know more about this drawing. It seems to be an original ink drawing, but I can't identify it or find out more about the artist. [more inside]
posted by the webmistress on Feb 21, 2015 - 7 answers

what is this called and where can I buy one?

Our roommate Napoleon Bone-Apart is missing the little pin that keeps his femur attached to his hip. It looks exactly like this. What is the term for this type of pin, and where can I buy one (or two I guess, but not bulk quantities) so that we can restore Napoleon to his full glory?
posted by xbonesgt on Feb 4, 2015 - 4 answers

Dem bones

How long could a skeleton survive buried in the Northeast United States? [more inside]
posted by oinopaponton on Nov 8, 2012 - 5 answers


Help me remember this cartoon. [more inside]
posted by jonmc on May 29, 2012 - 3 answers

What's the dry weight of my skeleton?

Help me calculate: if my dead body were placed in an ossuary, how much would my skeleton weigh when pretty much fully dessicated? [more inside]
posted by Mngo on Jan 19, 2012 - 12 answers

What specifically is wrong / bad about skeletons in Chinese culture?

Skeletons wrong / bad / taboo in Chinese culture? [more inside]
posted by Meatbomb on Dec 30, 2011 - 7 answers

Looking for a German movie from the 90's.

I'm looking for a German movie, over ten years old, where the main character is a woman obsessed with preparing for her own death. [more inside]
posted by Foam Pants on Oct 3, 2011 - 3 answers

Animal skeleton ID?

What creature was this? Found it on the beach in Brooklin, Maine (near Penobscot Bay).
posted by jamjames on Sep 2, 2011 - 11 answers

Minimum Number of Sexless Individuals

Say I have two femurs (okay, I do have two femurs, like most people), but say I have them lying on the table in front of me (I don't, but go with me), and I know one of them is from a woman and one is from a man, is there a way an archaelogist/paleontologist/someone-smarter-than-I could tell which is which? [more inside]
posted by crossoverman on Oct 16, 2010 - 11 answers

how much should i rent my skeleton for?

I own a really great skeleton. A company wants to rent it from me for 10 days. What is a fair price to charge for it? [more inside]
posted by andreapandrea on Sep 22, 2010 - 21 answers

Skeletons in a closet

NYC/bioloogy/education filter A home for the skeleton in my closet and other biology supplies [more inside]
posted by Wolfster on May 26, 2010 - 2 answers

Which form of bobsledding is best for spectating?

Which form of bobsledding is best for spectating? [more inside]
posted by rinogo on Nov 13, 2009 - 3 answers

Poster Art Filter: Looking for a poster spotted in The Sarah Silverman Program.

I'm looking for a poster I saw on an episode of The Sarah Silverman Program. Here's a screen cap: http://i27.tinypic.com/e0o0n5.jpg Can anyone help me find what it is, or who the artist is? Thanks!
posted by toekneebullard on Jul 23, 2009 - 4 answers

Bone shopping?

Where to buy a human skeleton? [more inside]
posted by Panjandrum on Jun 7, 2009 - 10 answers

Where can I find this skeleton/DJ T-Shirt?

Where can I find this amazing DJ-themed t-shirt, showing a skeleton with a vinyl heart and tone-arm collarbones, as seen in this YouTube video (which is completely awesome of its own accord)?
posted by kuperman on Dec 11, 2008 - 1 answer

Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio

What to do with a very, very dead mouse? [more inside]
posted by Cat Pie Hurts on Nov 17, 2008 - 19 answers

Skeleton stripper

Help me find an animated short where a human stripper dances for aliens, and ends up stripping off her own skin until she dances as a skeleton... [more inside]
posted by twine42 on Sep 23, 2008 - 7 answers

ZomBay Critical Mass

AquaticNecromancyFilter: Combined, the cities of San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley employ about 3500 uniformed police officers. Do they outnumber the army that could be raised by dark magic from the floor of the San Francisco Bay? Approximately how many entire sets of human skeletal remains are there in that body of water, considering disasters, shipwrecks, bridge jumpers, tidal movement of sediment, etc.? [more inside]
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur on Aug 13, 2008 - 21 answers

Amazing baroque skeletal art... Artist?

I saw this link from some blog. It's some baroque skeletal sculpture and it's amazing. The page's author doesn't seem to know much about it, but damn I would love to have a piece like this. Does anybody here know anything about this or this style? http://self-improvement.readigg.com/description/16213.html [more inside]
posted by symbioid on Apr 28, 2007 - 4 answers

Where can I find free muscle-group and skeleton diagrams online?

Infographilter: Where can I find free muscle-group and skeletal diagrams online? [more inside]
posted by stungeye on Jan 9, 2007 - 7 answers

Name my homemade PVC skeleton

Clever-naming filter: We need a punny name for a home-made halloween decoration. [more inside]
posted by Wild_Eep on Oct 18, 2006 - 17 answers

Interactive virtual skeleton?

Weird question of the day: is there a preferably free utility (for Mac or PC) or website that allows you to interact with a realistic virtual skeleton and allow you to position it in various poses?
posted by robbie01 on Sep 21, 2005 - 5 answers

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