cemetery

tech-science

Scientists Find Evidence of Weed at 2,500-Year-Old Funeral Site

Cannabis residue was found in braziers at an ancient high-altitude cemetery.
Becky Ferreira
6.13.19
BBQ

Man Infuriated by People Throwing Casual Barbecue on Cemetery's Tombstones

This seems like a good way to get yourself haunted.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.19.18
HOUSING CRISIS

The Families Forced to Live in Cairo's Cemeteries

As a result of the city's housing crisis, around 1 million people are living in grave sites – and some have been there for decades.
Mohamed Aly El Din
4.9.18
Poland

Some of Warsaw's Best Candy Is Sold in the Cemetery

In the Polish capital, All Saints’ Day is a time to remember saints, martyrs, and loved ones—and to gorge on delicious sweets known as pańska skórka, sold at makeshift stalls in the city’s cemeteries.
Kamila Rymajdo
11.6.17
First Dates

A First Date in a Cemetery with Lil Peep

We spent a beautiful Tuesday afternoon surrounded by graves getting to know the boy with the Daddy tattoo.
Emma Garland
7.6.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Some Teens Got Lost in the Paris Catacombs for Days

Search parties eventually found them in the pitch-black tunnels amid the ancient skulls and bones.
River Donaghey
6.15.17
Art

James Turrell Illuminates a Memorial Chapel in a Berlin Cemetery

The prolific light artist designed a light program which capitalizes on the city's stunning sunsets.
Alyssa Buffenstein
7.22.16
Travel

The Greeks Who Picnic on the Graves of their Loved Ones

On the first Sunday after Easter, the living gather at the cemetery in the village of Rizana for a traditional lunch with the dead.
Kostas Koukoumakas, Photos: Alexandros Avramidis
5.12.16
VICE INTL

The Philippines' Cemetery Slums

VICE Japan visited a massive slum on the outskirts of Manila where an estimated 6,000 people currently live and work amid graves and human bones.
VICE Staff
7.22.15
Photo

Photos of Christmas Decorations in Depressing Places

Whether it's at the DMV, a cemetery or a building where children go to be treated for cancer, everyone seems keen to spread a little festive cheer.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete
12.12.14
The Boys Of Summer (Ataris Version) Issue

Never-ending Death

Iraq’s Wadi Al-Salam mega-cemetery knows no bounds.
KARLOS ZURUTUZA
8.16.11
The Harvester of Sorrow Issue

Living, Dead

10,000 Filipino families live in this massive graveyard in Manila. I recently spent five days walking among its residents taking photos and hearing stories of struggle and survival.
Bahag
11.2.07