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You Didn't Know?: The Easter Island Heads Have Bodies

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In incredibly old news (my favorite kind!), the giant stone heads on Easter Island have bodies. I'm sure a lot of you already knew that, because, like me, you had a subscription to National Geographic back when it was still socially acceptable to buy the magazine for the exotic nudes. For the rest of you, this might come as a surprise. But, come on -- did you actually think aliens would take the time to come to earth and carve giant stone heads and NOT give them bodies? That's ridiculous.

Hit the jump for some closeups of the excavated bodies.

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Thanks to RenegadeChemist and Blair, who're convinced Stonehenge was an alien warm-up exercise for making these guys.

There are Comments.
  • Red

    Nice ass

  • vimpaler
  • vimpaler

    Fake!

  • I had no idea they had bodies. head***k +_+ going to research this majorly now

  • Paul Quewezance

    You posted this story a few months ago already.  

  • do they have a penis?

  • MightyMolecule

    fairly certain this was from the working screenplay for Rawhead Rex 2: Rapa Nui'ed 

  • Azariel_z

    Didn't know they carry a pair of tennis racket on their thongs...

  • FearlessFarris

     That's their tramp stamp.

  • Like to see yours Farris...

  • Anthony Clyde Nelson

    This is totally going to ruin my perception of Gradius from now on.

  • Christopher O'Brien

    I'm not surprised they have bodies as much as I want to know how and why they are barried that deep. 

  • Bynlarge

     They would dig a large pit and then tip the whole thing into it, using the leverage from gravity to pull it upright.  Ancient Egyptians used the same trick for raising obelisks.  They would then build a large platform around the shoulders of the moai and sometimes stick a giant rock "hat" onto the head.

    The hats are the most impressive part, frankly.

  • Mia

    I don't think they were buried. I think that they were above the ground when built but over time, with soil shifting, it caused them to be buried. I'm not a scientist so I could be wrong.

  • Viva Chile!!!

  • Oh wow, how brilliant! 

  • They are wearing thongs... sluts.

  • Eric Hettervik

    No worries! This is pretty much the only place I read news. I had no idea that the heads had bodies. It's pretty cool to think about. Didn't find much information otherwise about them. Maybe they were used as ornamental tent-stakes for a massive race of vacationing aliens. Who knows.

  • Geekologie is my only source for news.

  • Emmitt Morgans

    Oh, those Easter Islanders and the pranks they play upon those who fall asleep whilst sunbathing...

    ...btw, they have known there were (a few) bodies for about 40 years...

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