Everest is Melting, Revealing Tons of Garbage and Human Bodies
“The world’s highest garbage dump” is throwing up trash and corpses that lay buried for decades as commercial mountaineering meets climate change.
One Man's Obsessive Quest to Identify a 96-Year-Old Dead Body
J. Todd Matthews helped pioneer dead body identification in America. And 30 years after learning about "Some Mother's Boy," he's nearly confirmed who it is.
Necrophilia Is a Tough Crime to Adjudicate
Laws for governing the treatment of dead bodies are murky at best and contradictory at worst, since it's more of an ethical question whether corpses should be treated like people or property.
Should Photographing Corpses Be Illegal?
In a world where photos of corpses can circulate around the internet and cause distress to grieving families, does it make sense to formally ban anyone taking pictures of dead bodies?