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Did the Saudi mufti issue a fatwa saying that men can eat their wives?

According to some news reports, a leading Muslim leader in Saudi Arabia has permitted men to eat their wives (the whole thing, or only part if that's all they need) if they get hungry enough. This is ...
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Do North Koreans resort to cannibalism?

There have been rumors that North Korea is famine-plagued to such an extent that people even resort to cannibalism. Reports from inside the secretive famine-hit pariah state, North Korea, claim a ...
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Did the Donner party resort to cannibalism while snowbound in 1846-7?

This is a story of cannibalism in a snowed-in mountain pass, from the American western pioneer days. There are a number of websites and much historical lore in California advocating the theory that ...
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Can flatworms learn a maze by digesting other flatworms?

I recently watched the film Phantoms. A scientist in the movie claimed that flatworms were able to "consume" memories from other flatworms. The specific example was that of learning the solution to a ...