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Pretty damn cool #grave #tombstone #skulls #dead #zombies #ZRA #graveyard


Pretty damn cool #grave #tombstone #skulls #dead #zombies #ZRA #graveyard

Man Fined For Pretending To Be A Ghost At Cemetery, Making 'Wooo' Noises Around Mourners

What a ghoul-igan! An unemployed British man from Portsmouth was arrested April 29 and later fined after pretending to be a ghost near mourners at a grave, according to The Portsmouth News.

Ancient 'Evil Eye' Box Discovered In Nile River Cemetery

A 2,000-year-old cemetery with several underground tombs has been discovered near the Nile River in Sudan.

Memorializing Traffic Deaths With an Artist’s Touch

For decades people in New York City and beyond have found various ways to create visually striking memorials for those killed by cars and trucks. Part testament and part call to action, these memorials have been used to mourn, to bring attention to the deaths and even to galvanize political awareness of the sort reflected in the de Blasio administration’s Vision Zero policy, which aims to end traffic deaths and injuries.

Mother catches thief stealing from murdered son Andrew Holland's grave with tracking device | Mail Online

Heartbroken Joan Holland was so determined to discover who was stealing the items from her son Andrew’s final resting place that she bought a £200 GPS device and stitched it inside the toy.


The Act of Darkening - Upper Bermudian Churchyard, Garners, PA (April 1, 2014)


The Act of Darkening Upper Bermudian Churchyard, Garners, PA (April 1, 2014)

Put your estate plan on paper before it’s too late

If you care about those who will handle things for you in case you become incapacitated, help them now. Do it if you have dependent children or someone depending on you financially. Do it for the people you will leave behind.

Baby Boomers Are Drawn to Green and Eco-Friendly Funerals

Unlike the pricey organic produce at Whole Foods, back-to-basics funerals are usually cheaper than conventional ones.


by S. Ruehlow
Cimetiere du Pere Lachaise, Paris, France

Family Sues Florida Funeral Home They Say Switched Caskets During Burial

Netfa Malcolm Jr’s mourning mom and dad watched, aghast, as what they’d believed was their prematurely born son’s casket was raised from his grave and replaced with another, according to their lawsuit filed this week.

Mortuary Owners Abused Corpses, Texas Authorities Charge

North Texas police have filed criminal charges against two owners of a funeral home where eight decaying bodies were discovered earlier this week.

The Liveliest Dead Authors Online

Dorothy Parker is not the only lively dead author online. There are hundreds of sites where fans can connect with their favorite departed authors. Here are some of the best.

My Farewell | John P. Donnelly

When I learned I had terminal cancer, I sent an email announcement to virtually everyone I know. I did not want to slip away unnoticed.