Jeremy Bentham: Skeleton In a Box

Thought I would take a brief moment to relay the fabled UCL story of Jeremy Bentham and his preserved skeleton, as told to every Fresher on their tour of the building.

As requested in his will, Jeremy Bentham sits in a box in UCL, his body preserved forever. The head is a waxwork however, as his real head wasn't preserved well enough to be displayed. It did used to sit between his legs though, though was frequently stolen by pranksters at rival King's College, who once used it for football practise - eww.

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