Cut Grandma’s Hand Off: Funeral Directors Tell Us The Weirdest Requests They Have Ever Had

Just when we think we have heard it all – we decided to ask 6,500 funeral directors the question; What is the weirdest request you have ever had from a client family? Some of these stories will blow your mind. Had a family ask to “cut Grammys hand off and […]

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Nine Famous People and What They are Buried With

Icons of their time, these celebrities didn’t stray far from their public personae when it came to their final resting places When the comedian David Brenner died earlier this year, obituaries reported that he’d asked to be buried with $100 in small bills, “just in case tipping is recommended where […]

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New Company Aims to Replace Coffins with Egg-Shaped Burial Pods

Two Italian designers are bringing a new meaning to “family tree.” Anna Citelli and Raoul Bretzel proposed a plan to make cemeteries more eco-friendly by replacing headstones with trees. It’s called “Capsula Mundi,” and it aims to replace coffins with egg-shaped burial pods. The deceased would serve as fertilizer while […]

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