Man with Huge Jigsaw Blade Stuck in His Skull

Man… What the fuck? I don’t even know what the heck that thing is. It looks like a huge jumbo double-sided jigsaw blade, but what kind of instrument does it even go into? The video shows a man with that terrifying looking, huge toothed thing stuck in his skull. But he was not attacked. Notice … Continue reading “Man with Huge Jigsaw Blade Stuck in His Skull”

Matam Self Flagellation from Mumbai, India, with Footage of Hacked Back Getting Stapled

Matam – the Self Flagellation phenomenon practiced by Shiite Muslims has been introduced on Best Gore before (also HERE). Matam involves devout men who are brave enough to do it, hacking their own backs with sharp swords. Video below is from 2010 Talwar Ka Matam celebrations in Mumbai, India. It depicts the act of hacking, … Continue reading “Matam Self Flagellation from Mumbai, India, with Footage of Hacked Back Getting Stapled”

Open Post #31 – Religion and its Role Today

Best Gore brings people together. People from all countries and all walks of life. And, with so many cultures and races united in the curiosity of the gore and the aspects of Death and levels of human suffering, we are still very different in other aspects. One of the most obvious is of course, religion. … Continue reading “Open Post #31 – Religion and its Role Today”

Be Your Own God

Oh God. Yes God. Always God this and God that. Whether it is God, Allah, Jehovah, YHWH, Shiva, Satan or the Toothfairy, somewhere in some ranting rat rooter’s spiel about the ills of the world, the mighty supernatural being gets a mention. Well how about this: fuck off with your eternal search for reason in … Continue reading “Be Your Own God”

29 Prostitutes Killed in a Baghdad Brothel

Baghdad. Twenty nine alleged prostitutes plus the girls’ pimp and one of his henchmen were executed in a raid on a brothel in the residential district of Zayouna. This area is known for renting out flats to pimps who can sometimes have up to sixty women working for them at a time. Many security officers … Continue reading “29 Prostitutes Killed in a Baghdad Brothel”

Leave the Religion Out of It

Existential nihilists are the most rational and articulate of all commentators when it comes to the meaning of life. But even in their literature you will find placating arguments to God-fearers, with statements like “Religion has its place” or “Religion has established moral codes”. I don’t agree, I believe that evolution has provided innate morality … Continue reading “Leave the Religion Out of It”

Extreme Cheek Piercing at Chinese Vegetarian Festival in Phuket, Thailand

The Nine Emperor Gods Festival, better known as the Vegetarian Festival because it involves consumption of strictly vegetarian foods is a Taoist celebration observed by the Chinese minorities in South East Asia. It is celebrated on the ninth lunar month of the Chinese calendar and is believed to cleanse the body. After Pattaya, Thailand’s island … Continue reading “Extreme Cheek Piercing at Chinese Vegetarian Festival in Phuket, Thailand”

New Video of Matam – Self Flagellation During the Mourning of Ashura

We’ve recently had a video of Shiite Muslims hacking their backs with swords on the Holy Day of Ashura posted on Best Gore, and here’s another one. This one was also filmed during the mourning of Ashura, a day which falls on the 10th day of Muharram – an important period of mourning in Shia … Continue reading “New Video of Matam – Self Flagellation During the Mourning of Ashura”

Shiite Muslims Hack Their Backs with Swords in Pakistan

I’m guessing the idea behind the way these Pakistani Shiite Muslims express their faith is similar to Afghani Shiite Muslims whipping their backs on the Holy Day of Ashoura. In this case, however there’s much more blood drawn because in Pakistan, the Shiite use actual swords to hack their backs with and they’re actually sharp. … Continue reading “Shiite Muslims Hack Their Backs with Swords in Pakistan”

Shiite Muslims Whip Their Backs Bloody on the Holy Day of Ashoura

To commemorate the death of Imam Hussein – grandson of Prophet Muhammad who died in the 7th century, Shiite Muslims from Afghanistan gathered in the nation’s capital city of Kabul and celebrated the holy day of Ashoura by whipping their backs bloody. Shiite Muslims believe that Imam Hussein sacrificed his life for all Muslims and … Continue reading “Shiite Muslims Whip Their Backs Bloody on the Holy Day of Ashoura”