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2015-03-14 08:36:30

As the world’s population inches closer to the eight billion mark, there are growing concerns over an issue that might not be the sort of thing that you’d immediately think about: what to do with all of these they people once they die?

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2015-03-02 10:34:00

A coffin-within-a-coffin discovered close to the remains of King Richard III contained an elderly woman who may have been an early church benefactor, archaeologists have announced.

2015-01-24 23:03:03

Every year, more than one million people plan and fund their funerals ahead of time.

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2014-12-13 07:52:01

Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A time capsule that was buried by Paul Revere and his fellow revolutionary Samuel Adams in 1795 has been unearthed by workers at the Massachusetts State House in Boston. The find came to light during investigations into a leak inside a cornerstone. The discovery has inspired the imaginations of the city’s residents and The Boston Globe has published a full account of the find. Historians were aware of the existence of the...

excavating Upward Sun River site
2014-11-12 06:09:50

A team of researchers, led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks, has discovered a pair of Ice Age infants. The children were buried more than 11,000 years ago in Alaska.

2014-09-17 23:13:29

Funerals Your Way launches new unique online pricing - making it easy for families to make arrangements, explore options and save money. San Diego, CA (PRWEB)

2014-02-03 08:28:10

FALL RIVER, Mass., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burial rites, by their very nature, provide survivors with a complete sense of participation.

Achraeologists Find Skeletons Holding Hands
2013-12-31 09:14:08

Archaeologists in Siberia have discovered a 3,500-year-old burial site containing skeletons of men and women buried together, some facing each other and holding hands.

Roman Skulls Found In London River
2013-10-02 15:36:40

Archaeologists working with London’s Crossrail project have announced the discovery of 20 Roman-era skulls in the Walbrook river.

2013-08-30 23:02:34

In the wake of an August 28th article in the Richmond Register, titled “Family Discovers Mother’s Burial Did Not Meet Regulations”, Sunshine Bloggers announced the growing need for more


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.