The Cemeterio Del Norte is inhabited by people who pull bones from tombs to move in. It's an entire slum community, populated by gang members, runaways, sex workers, and laborers who rank among the poorest of the world's poor.
The company will either delete the profile or preserve it as a "memorialization" account—but neither of those options are without problems, and some people are frustrated by their lack of control over their loved ones' pages.
I've spent most of my life employed as a medicolegal death investigator. My career began at a coroner's office in New Orleans, and it concluded more than three decades later. During that time, I participated in 7,000 forensic autopsies and completed more
The Westboro founder has gone to live with the big fag-hater in the sky. Pity him for his grim, motiveless anger, but let's at least remember him as he would have wanted us to: as a psychotic, sadistic life-wrecker and overall bad egg.
Most people wouldn't consider my job as a food writer to be dangerous, but I recently learned that I might be fatally allergic to meat. I won't know for sure until August, but until then, I'll take my chances.
Lebanon is a madhouse. In the last two days alone, over 40 people have lost their lives in clashes between Sunnis loyal to hardline Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir and the interdenominational Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF). This latest outburst of violence began on Su…
Britain's first female prime minister passed away this morning after a stroke, leaving a relatively mixed legacy behind. I wanted to see whether a mention of the Iron Lady still manages to provoke as visceral a response in death as it did when she was ali…
With all signs pointing to Christopher Dorner being dead after his killing spree wrapped up inside of a burning cabin, Anonymous has been stirring a pot of skepticism online as dissent against the LAPD grows.
There are 270 million legal guns in the US. Regardless of where you stand on the issue of firearms laws, you might say that the situation presents a wicked problem—something that can't be objectively solved or even described.
For millennia, humans have been wreaking havoc on animals. And now it appears that animals are striking back. So, I interviewed James Donahue, who believes the uptick in animal attacks is an omen to the "end of days."
Sunil Patel had never been published before he decided to go to Syria in August 2012 to become a war correspondent. It was a foolish idea for sure, and he almost died several times during his trip, but we still think his story was worth the risk.
Few places were as primed for the plague of bath salts as the Southeast neighborhood of Roanoke, Virginia. Before long, buyers swarmed the tobacco stores that carried it. Salt users would show up at a retailer five or six times a day. The lines were longe…