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25.06.2019
The final resting place of hundreds of Polish airmen who died fighting the Nazis in Britain.
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24.06.2019
Setting this massive marionette aflame rids Santa Fe of doom and gloom for another year.
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23.06.2019
Established in 1881, Berlin’s first non-denominational municipal graveyard was a pauper’s cemetery that would later become the final resting place for many of Germany’s most prominent socialists, communists, and anti-fascist fighters.
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18.06.2019
Beneath Jerusalem, a labyrinth of tunnels stretching over one-and-a-half kilometers in length and cavernous in size has been excavated to accommodate the holy city’s ever increasing need to house its dead.
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15.06.2019
Pictures tacked onto trees remember the more than 40,000 of Stalin's victims buried here in mass graves.
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15.06.2019
Oak Woods Cemetery is the final resting place of up to 6,000 confederate soldiers, the largest mass grave in the Western Hemisphere.
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12.06.2019
The granite monument is engraved with the image of the talking horse's head coming through a barn door.
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10.06.2019
“The whole world should know about the Golunov case.”
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09.06.2019
A 14-foot monument marks the resting place of two of the town's earliest residents—and one unknown soldier
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07.06.2019
An impressive if morbid collection of mummified remains from different eras of the region's history.
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06.06.2019
The English graveyard of Mineral del Monte, a magical little piece of Cornwall in Mexico.
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03.06.2019
The oldest church in the Estonian capital is home to over 100 fantastical cemetery coats-of-arms.
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03.06.2019
Only a 25-foot-long fragment of the Tallinn Dance of Death painting has survived the centuries. The original painting is thought to have been almost 100 feet long and included about 50 figures.
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01.06.2019
All that is left of an Armenian community that thrived in Dhaka 200 years ago.
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30.05.2019
The remains of the long-extinct, flightless bird from Mauritius are waddling off to a new home.
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29.05.2019
The fictional star of "Breaking Bad" is memorialized with a real-life gravestone in his hometown.
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27.05.2019
ICHEME has launched a new prize – called the SIESO Medal – to recognise student presentations about safety incidents.
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23.05.2019
ACCORDING TO LOCAL LEGEND, THE hundreds of gigantic stone vessels that stretch across the Xieng Khouang Plateau of Phonsavan, Laos, are simply ancient mugs, crafted by a tribe of giants to brew and store rice wine after battle. Another tale has it that they were simply hydration stations for thirsty traveling merchants. Archaeologists have a more macabre theory about the jars, that they were used to hold dead bodies before burial. New finds suggest the practice may have been more widespread than previously thought.
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22.05.2019
For about three years, a black mongrel named Malchik lived in the Mendeleyevskaya Station of the Moscow Metro. After a 22-year-old woman stabbed him to death, Moscow was outraged, and later erected a monument to the poor pooch.
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22.05.2019
The floor of this spectacular Baroque sanctuary is covered in memento mori.
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21.05.2019
Another reminder that covers can’t be trusted
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20.05.2019
Only a short distance from the headquarters of the MI6, the British secret intelligence service, stands a small plinth topped by the bronze bust of a defiant-looking young woman. In a city full of monuments this rather unassuming memorial is often passed by, barely inviting a disinterested glance from pedestrians. But it shouldn’t be.
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19.05.2019
More than 1,000 people showed up for the funeral of Jaylon McKenzie on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Jaylon, 14, an 8th-grade football phenom recently featured in Sports Illustrated, was killed by a stray bullet after a fight broke out at a party in Venice, Ill. on Saturday, May 4, 2019. Police have not yet charged anyone for firing the bullet that killed Jaylon. Ezekiel Elliott, who grew up in the St. Louis area and is a star running back in the NFL for the Dallas Cowboys, offered to help Jaylon's family by paying for the funeral.
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17.05.2019
Briony Rawle, co-founder of The London Funeral Singers asks why are funerals moving away from tradition, and how can live music help funeral directors keep up?
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10.05.2019
A disconnected rotary phone for "calling" lost loved ones offered a unique way of dealing with grief in disaster-stricken Japan.
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24.10.2018
Taking the time to travel to and visit the gravesites of the famous allows us to reflect on the nature of death and remembrance, as well as feel that we are part of their memory being continued for generations to come.
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24.10.2018
It’s customary to dress in dark, sombre clothing when you are attending a traditional funeral, according to funeral etiquette. Yet many people now consider the funeral to be a celebration of life and request mourners wear brighter colours in their loved one’s memory.
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24.10.2018
Dia de los Muertos: Day of the Dead events 2018
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24.10.2018
Scientists reveal ancient embalming 'recipe'
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