Posts Tagged ‘Death’

Adorably Gruesome Ways To Die [VIDEO]

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

This PSA campaign was produced by Melbourne, Australia’s Metro Trains in order to impress upon teens the importance of being careful around trains. Found at YouTube from DumbWays2Die via B.L. Ochman.

Liquefying Bodies – Cremation Alternative [VIDEO]

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Ask the mortician: Caitlin Doughty explains the process of liquefying corpses–otherwise known as alkaline hydrolysis–as a greener alternative to cremation. Found at YouTube from OrderoftheGoodDeath.

Fail Whale: The Ecosystem Of A Whale Carcass

Friday, January 6th, 2012

The afterlife of a whale’s death. Found at Vimeo from X.

Do Chimps Mourn Deaths?

Friday, June 24th, 2011

Are chimpanzees mourning the deaths of a nine-year-old male and infant? Researchers have released never-before-seen video of a chimp community in Zambia reacting to the deaths. Found at National Geographic.

Body Farms

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

What you need to know about body farms…yeah, you heard that right. Found at How Stuff Works.

Widow Kept Corpses For Companionship

Monday, July 12th, 2010

A 91-year-old widow in rural Pennsylvania is found living with the corpses of her husband and twin sister. Jean Stevens tells The Associated Press she did it because for her, death is very hard to take. Found at YouTube from AssociatedPress.