Human Composting Just Got the Green Light in Washington

It's an eco-friendly alternative to burial or cremation


This Artist Creates Specialty Dildos That Can Hold Human Remains

2 Chainz discovers the very expensive method wealthy widows can buy to honor their late loved ones.


Cops Seized a Bag of Human Cremains Because They Thought It Was Heroin

In some kind of 'Nathan for You' episode come to life.


Hong Kong is running out of space to put its dead

Even finding a place for cremated remains is almost impossible


A Nova Scotia Funeral Home Cremated the Wrong Body

The funeral home apparently showed the family two wrong bodies before admitting their mistake.


Future Funerals: How Death Is Slowly Being Disrupted

How could innovative ideas improve funerals and final resting places? It’s a question not being asked enough.


Texas Abortion Clinics Have to Bury or Cremate Fetuses Now

The new rules will also require abortion providers to foot the cost, which is sometimes thousands of dollars per case.


We Asked an Undertaker Why He Keeps Strangers’ Unclaimed Ashes for Decades

Lawrence Shrader definitely has more dead people in his basement than you do.


This Town Is Pouring Human Ooze Into Sewers And (Probably) Creating C.H.U.D.

An army of Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dwellers is coming to Ontario


Flooded Corpses Are Leaking Formaldehyde into North Ireland's Groundwater

Zombies aren't the only way the dead can fuck with the living.


Atheism Terrifies People Because It Makes Us Think About Death

Studies have found that considering atheism leads many to thoughts of death—even when those people are atheists themselves.


These Radical Undertakers Want Funerals to Be More Honest and Participatory

Claire and Rupert Callender are breaking all kinds of taboos by asking funeral attendees to carry the coffin, talk about the manner of death, and reflect on their loved ones openly and honestly.