People in Their Twenties Are Already Planning Their Funerals
According to a recent survey, millennials are more prepared than any other age group for our inevitable return to the earth.
What's Gone On This Week: Nature's Revenge
Humans are railing so much gear it's affecting shrimp in rural Suffolk, but Pete Doherty has been hospitalised by a hedgehog so it all evens out.
Inside the Funeral Homes Posing the Dead Like They're Still Alive
We talked to the head of one of New Orleans's oldest funeral homes about why some families are drawn to "extreme embalmings".
Drive-Thru Funerals Are Now a Thing in Japan
Feeling bereaved and on a tight schedule?
The Expired Oreo Cake that Loved Me
I couldn't bear to throw out the "7-inch Double Layer Cookies N' Crème Cake" that had become my rock.
Only Pathetic Losers Would Want Donald Trump at Their Funeral
John McCain's dying wish is to have a Trump-free funeral. I can't blame him.
The Growing Movement to Memorialize Queerness After Death
LGBTQ representation is increasing in both cemeteries and obituaries.
Exploring a Long-Abandoned Crematorium
Photographer Mihai Petre grew up near the oldest crematorium in Romania, which closed down in 2002. Not much has changed since.
The Future Is Having Your Funeral Livestreamed
More and more funeral homes and crematoriums are beginning to offer livestreaming services for friends and family who can't make it on the day.
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We Asked People About the Songs They Find Too Hard To Listen To
Break ups? Break downs? Funerals? We all have musical ghosts and they're destined to haunt us forever.
Burglars Want to Rob You When Your Mom Dies
If you're at her funeral, then a burglar can be pretty sure you won't be home.
The Hearse Collectors Who Pimp Out and Show Off Their Morbid Rides
Some people just really like hearses, it turns out.