October 27, 2021

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100 Years Inside A Coffin

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100 Years Inside A Coffin

Although we tend to think of death as the end of line for your “self”, your body still has a long way to go. Within a few minutes, your brain and other fuel-guzzling organs will break down, as their cells die and collapse. That night, microbes will eat their way through your gut and escape into the rest of your body —the gases they release are what cause corpses to swell and smell. Although most of your body will probably liquify, thin skin line your eyelids could dry out and mummify, while fatty parts of your body could turn into a soap-like substance called grave wax.

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100 Years Inside A Coffin