Frankenstorm and the Tree Skeleton

Skull embedded in upturned tree's roots

And you thought Hurricane Sandy had gone and ruined the Hallowe'en vibe...

A homeless woman made a spooky Halloween’s eve discovery on the Upper Green: bones from a centuries-old human body unearthed by a giant oak tree toppled by Superstorm Sandy.

The woman, Katie Carbo, made the discovery around 3:15 p.m. near the corner of College and Chapel streets. Visible among the roots of the tree is the back of skull, upside down, with its mouth open (pictured). It is still connected to a spine and rib cage.

Carbo called police, who confirmed the discovery. Detectives headed to the scene to investigate.

Full story.

(via @Colossal)

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Inannawhimsey's picture
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i do hope that the homeless woman gets financial compensation for that find :3

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Creepiest outcome of hide & seek, if I ever saw one.

It's not the depth of the rabbit hole that bugs me...
It's all the rabbit SH*T you stumble over on your way down!!!

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we lost power for 2 days and just getting back online now. homes of friends and family destroyed by floods, including place of work. I may be unemployed and don't even know it yet. Many of us still have no power. Please if you see and workmen let them get through and stop complaining that nothing is getting done. You have no idea how devastating everything is. this is no time for politics, dogma, or blaming, it's a time to help our neighbors. I was lucky enough to just loose power and some siding from my house, but some lost a lot more.

...I forgot how I got here but everyone seems to be heading off in that direction. I hope someone brought food. I have a feeling this is going to be a long journey................

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And, if I may, this is also a time to remember that no matter how bad you guys had it, your brothers and sisters in the Caribbean had it MUCH worse.

It's not the depth of the rabbit hole that bugs me...
It's all the rabbit SH*T you stumble over on your way down!!!

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...I forgot how I got here but everyone seems to be heading off in that direction. I hope someone brought food. I have a feeling this is going to be a long journey................