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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.

Earliest Evidence Of Burials With Flowers Found In Israel Cave
2013-07-03 07:00:37

A recent discovery in a cave in Israel has given researchers a new look into how our ancient ancestors treated their dead.

2013-06-18 23:20:42

Following the June 15th report by Grand Forks Herald, FuneralFinancials.com weighs in on the subject saying that the casket is often the most expensive purchase during the funeral planning process.

King Richard III Hastily Buried In Grave Without Shroud Or Coffin
2013-05-24 10:46:11

A new review on the University of Leicester’s discovery of Richard III’s remains underneath a car park in Leicester has found that the slain King of England was buried in a “hastily dug grave.” The review reveals for the first time specific details of the grave where King Richard was buried after an excavation team unearthed the site last year.

2009-12-08 07:00:00

UNION, N.J., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- This is the time of year when people contemplate their resolutions for the year ahead.

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2008-11-05 10:35:16

The skeleton of a 12,000 year-old Natufian Shaman has been discovered in northern Israel by archaeologists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

2005-08-03 05:43:09

By Peter Apps JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - AIDS and a growing urban population are forcing South African officials to find new cemeteries and encourage families to bury several members in the same grave, Johannesburg city authorities said Wednesday.

2005-08-03 05:37:36

By Peter Apps JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - AIDS and a growing urban population are forcing South African officials to find new cemeteries and encourage families to bury several members in the same grave, Johannesburg city authorities said on Wednesday.


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chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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