Meeting Jeremy Bentham
Yesterday, in the spirit of Halloween Robin took me to University College London (UCL) to see Jeremy Bentham.
As requested in his will, Benthams body was preserved and stored in a wooden cabinet, termed his "Auto-icon". Originally kept by his disciple Dr. Southwood Smith, it was acquired by UCL in 1850. So, although he has been dead for many years, his body is easily found at UCL.
You can find out all about him at: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/Bentham-Project/info/jb.htm
It was a bit scary being so close to a dead guy - but as you know, rats aren't afraid of dying!