A Handy Guide to Faking Your Own Death
In most cases, it's a really, really bad idea.
Inside the Philippines' Cemetery Slum
The Cemeterio Del Norte is inhabited by people who pull bones from tombs to move in. It's an entire slum community, populated by gang members, runaways, sex workers, and laborers who rank among the poorest of the world's poor.
This Is What It's Like to Burn Bodies for a Living
Cremation is becoming more and more popular in the US. We spoke to a young crematory operator about what it's like to make a living incinerating human carcasses.
Ghost Girl Spends a Day at the Beach in Today's Comic from Ines Estrada
And realizes the grass isn't always greener on the other side—it's dead.
This Is What Happens When You Donate Your Body to Medical Science
It takes courage to relinquish yourself of the only thing that is truly yours, even if you're already dead.
Kids Draw Weird Shit But It Doesn't Make Them Murderers
I drew spooky pictures when I was seven and I've never killed anyone.
Postmortem: The Life and Deaths of a Medicolegal Death Investigator
I participated in 7,000 forensic autopsies during my 30-year career.
Burma Buried One of Its Greatest Freedom Fighters Yesterday
Win Tin, longtime ally of Aung San Suu Kyi, was laid to rest in Yangoon.
Fred Phelps Just Died - Fuck That Guy
The Westboro founder has gone to live with the big fag-hater in the sky.
Pop Stars and Radical Clerics Are Fighting the Army in Lebanon
The country seems on the brink of all-out civil war.
How the Tories Stuck the Knife into the National Health Service
A new bill means any old company can get in on the British healthcare game.
Are You Glad That Margaret Thatcher Is Dead?
"Absolutely. That's the best news of my morning."