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The Simulator that People are Dying to Try Out

Ever want to experience death, but without the whole, “being gone forever” part?

Well then, thrill seekers – pack your bags for China, where a new 4D cremation simulator might be just the ticket. 301 more words

Kris Rowberry

Opposition To Bethel Crematorium

BETHEL, Conn. (AP) – A proposed crematorium in Bethel has generated opposition over environmental concerns.

The Connecticut Post reports (http://bit.ly/1epY5jO ) that Shawn McLoughlin plans to cremate one or two bodies a day in a new building adjacent to a concrete business he owns. 111 more words


Reflections on Auschwitz

I recently shared the experience of my visit to Auschwitz on December 31, 2005, with a friend of mine. It was snowing, and a fresh blanket of snow covered the landscape with a sereneness that only happens in the heart of a muffled and frigid winter. 295 more words

Creative Writing

Blantyre's New Cemetery

A significant meeting for Blantyre took place on Tuesday 5th May 2015 where South Lanarkshire Councillors passed a motion for Blantyre’s brand new Cemetery. An agreement was reached to purchase 4.9 acres of land at Sydes Brae above Newhouse, which will accommodate over 1900 new lairs. 121 more words

Blantyre News

A Warm Welcome Inside Chester Crematorium

Last week, I led a group of postgraduate students from our exciting and unique MA Archaeology of Death and Memory on a very special field visit to explore the contemporary  material cultures and landscapes of burial and commemoration in today’s Britain. 1,211 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

Crematorium attendants enjoy their work


CHENNAI: The reek of freshly burnt bodies adds to the gloom of the Besant Nagar burial ground. N. Chakrabani (36) was anxiously waiting for a dead body on March 26, which was scheduled to arrive at 1 p.m. 570 more words

Suburban Body-Donation Center Was Suspected Of Selling Parts At Time Of Federal Raids

(CBS) – A Chicago area center that collects donated bodies for medical research was suspected of selling parts to black marketeers when federal officials raided two sites earlier this year, according to a document obtained by CBS 2. 251 more words