Clever Tombstones By People Whose Sense Of Humor Will Live Forever

These people didn’t miss the last opportunity to entertain those who drop by for a visit… Continue reading »

What a Dick: The Porniest Grave in Paris’s Père Lachaise Cemetery

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The Père Lachaise cemetery in Paris receives hundreds of thousands of visitors every year, some who simply walk the beautiful grounds indiscriminately, others on single-minded pilgrimages to visit the tombs of great historical figures like Maria Callas, Marcel Proust or… Jim Morrison. Continue reading »

Guatemalan Grave Cleaners

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A grave cleaner sits on a coffin next to a mummified body during the exhumation work at the General Cemetery in Guatemala City, April 15, 2015. If a lease on a grave has expired or not been paid, grave cleaners will break open the crypts to remove and rebury the bodies. Any remains that have not been claimed are packed into plastic bags, labeled and stored in mass graves. Bodies that have been stored in the upper crypt are exposed to dry and sunny conditions which means they do not decompose and instead become mummified. (Photo by Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters)
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Grave Interruption: Building Around a Tomb in China

Workers lay the foundation for a residential complex around a solitary tomb site in Taiyuan, China’s Shanxi province, Dec. 6. (AP) Continue reading »