Everest Is Melting, Revealing Tons of Garbage and Human Bodies
Due to decades of commercial mountaineering and climate change, the worlds tallest mountain is becoming “the world’s highest garbage dump.”
Canada's Notorious 'Witch House' Is Full of Dead Bodies
They're mostly taxidermied animals, but there's also a human skeleton named Cecilia.
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The MTA Allegedly Stashes Dead Bodies in Employee Break Rooms
According to a New York City subway workers union.
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.
Do You Have to Tell the Cops if You Find a Dead Body?
It depends on where you live.
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.
The Retired Cops Who Identify Corpses the Old-Fashioned Way
Former cops Gene Sullivan and James Cardin have never had fancy computers or lab assistants to help with the grim work of identifying bodies.
Talking Down Gunmen and Breaking Up Fights: The Life of a Supermarket Security Guard
Finding the lifeless body of a homeless person next to the supermarket is never easy, even the third time it happens.
Pierre, as told to Flamen Keuj
Going Out in Style: Creative Urns and Burial Alternatives
So, how will you spend eternity?
'Practically Everybody Is Capable of Murder': An Interview with a Forensic Pathologist
If you die a violent death, chances are you'll soon be on a cold table in front of someone like Eva Schemer.
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?