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10 Famous Funerals Even More Extravagant Than Fidel Castro’s

10 Famous Funerals Even More Extravagant Than Fidel Castro’s

Only some of recent history's most famous figures could get send-offs like these.
Texas Managed To Go Six Months Without Executing Anyone

Texas Managed To Go Six Months Without Executing Anyone

It's the longest Texas has gone without killing anyone since 2008.
5 Funeral Customs That Defy The World’s Most Sacred Taboos

5 Funeral Customs That Defy The World’s Most Sacred Taboos

The way we treat the dead says a lot about our values, and as you might anticipate those values are diverse.
The Embarrassing Final Moments Of 5 Historical Figures

The Embarrassing Final Moments Of 5 Historical Figures

You'd think irony wouldn't be this cruel.
Your World This Week, Apr. 24 – 30

Your World This Week, Apr. 24 – 30

And what's killing Americans more than people in other developed nations.
The 10 Most Horrific Execution Methods Throughout History

The 10 Most Horrific Execution Methods Throughout History

Whether involving rats, spikes, or boiling oil, the worst execution methods ever invented prove that humans have mastered the art of torture and death.
Inventing The Undead: How The Definition Of Death Has Changed Over Time

Inventing The Undead: How The Definition Of Death Has Changed Over Time

How we've created corpses with beating hearts and invented the undead.
What We Love This Week: The Incredible Last Words Of Famous Historical Figures

What We Love This Week: The Incredible Last Words Of Famous Historical Figures

Plus: Bone-chilling vintage halloween masks for kids, the world's most bizarre death rituals, the last words of famous historical figures, and what's actually inside some of your favorite foods.
Five Interesting (If Not Brutal) Death Rituals Around The World

Five Interesting (If Not Brutal) Death Rituals Around The World

Humanity's relationship with death is as storied as it is bizarre. These weird death rituals prove it.
Video Of The Day: This Is How A Human Body Decomposes

Video Of The Day: This Is How A Human Body Decomposes

The Freeman Ranch in San Marcos , Texas is home to fields of dead human bodies. Here's why.
Haunting Photos Of People Just Before They Died

Haunting Photos Of People Just Before They Died

Somewhere in the back of our minds, we all know we're going to die. But what does it look like just before it happens?