cemeteries

Goths

Goth Didn't Die, It's Always Been Dead

Brazilian goths talk to us about representation, style, and cemeteries.
Marie Declercq
7.26.18
death

The Women Who Want Their Corpses to Feed The Earth After They Die

Women have long been leaders in the death industry, but in recent years they have also pushed the industry to look to alternative burial practices.
Adina Solomon
11.1.17
outer limits

Hong Kong Has No Space Left for the Dead

"Where will the bodies go?"
Justin Heifetz​​
10.23.17
nature art

Your Corpse Could Become a Tree With Egg-Shaped Coffins Made of Seeds

What tree would you like to be buried beneath?
Becky Chung
5.29.17
Chicago Cubs

Cubs Fan in Cemetery Makes Good on Pact with Late Father to Listen to World Series Together

Wayne Williams and his late father had made a pact to listen the World Series together when the Cubs made it, so he went to the cemetery for Game 7.
Mike Vorkunov
11.3.16
Photo

Photos of the People Who Work in London's Graveyards

A selection of new work from photographer Jess Cole.
Jess Kohl
6.15.16
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
death

Death Is a High-Tech Trip in Japan's Futuristic Cemeteries

Japan's techno-cemeteries replace tombstones with LED Buddhas and conveyor belts.
Emiko Jozuka
3.2.16
Photo

You Will Live Forever in Our Hearts: Photos From a Pet Cemetery

One of the oldest animal burial grounds on the West Coast, the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery is filled with nearly a century's worth of dead pets.
Megan Koester
10.2.15
Post Mortem

Gravestones from the Past Were Way Cooler Than They Are Today

Headstones today are as boring and lifeless as the bodies that lie beneath. But in the past, headstones were a way to show the person's personality with quotes, miniature sculptures, and elaborate artwork.
Simon Davis
5.5.15
Post Mortem

This Is What Happens to Unclaimed Bodies in Washington, DC

Unclaimed bodies are supposed to be buried in marked graves with proper identification, but most end up in mass burial sites, without identification, beside heaps of trash.
Simon Davis
4.6.15
death

A Social Network for Dead People

This app lets you carry a virtual graveyard in your pocket.
Gian Volpicelli
2.10.15
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