Learn more about the science and superstitions about death with these articles and stories from All That Is Interesting!
Giant Python Eats Man Alive And Locals Capture The Remains On Camera
A python ate a man alive on the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia this past Sunday, and you can see the carnage of the aftermath for yourself above. Akbar, a 25-year-old Indonesian man, had been tending his palm oil crops when he went missing. Because his wife was out of town,...
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
It's the longest Texas has gone without killing anyone since 2008.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
The Freeman Ranch in San Marcos , Texas is home to fields of dead human bodies. Here's why.