These Women Make A Living By Singing at People's Funerals
Singing at her grandmother's funeral inspired Penelope Shipley to start a business and do the same for other people's families. “The idea has always been to help people," she says.
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.
A Mortician's Tale
A Game That Finds Comfort in the Banality of Death
'A Mortician's Tale' is a game that lets you go behind the curtain of funerals.
These Women Want to Change What Happens to Your Corpse
Founded by architect Katrina Spade, the Urban Death Project aims to make the way we dispose of dead bodies more economical, environmental, and emotionally in-touch. At a project fundraiser in Seattle this weekend, it seemed like she just might succeed.
Why Caskets Occasionally Explode
What happens when you put a body in an airtight casket? Kaboom.