Philosopher Stephen Cave begins with a dark but compelling question: When did you first realize you were going to die? And even more interestingly: Why do we humans so often resist the inevitability of death? In a fascinating talk Cave explores four narratives — common across civilizations — that we tell ourselves “in order to help us manage the terror of death.”
The Manufacturing Institute announced that Kim Ryan, president of Batesville, has been selected to receive the Women in Manufacturing STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Award.
Hundreds of Items in Joanna Ebenstein’s Collection of Curiosities Meet at the Intersection of Art, Science, Death and Beauty
Cremated remains may no longer be sent domestically or internationally via Registered Mail Service. Priority Mail Express is the only option for sending cremated remains via the USPS.
During Meet the Mentors, 50 licensed funeral directors and embalmers under the age of 40 will have an opportunity to meet, learn from and talk with three of the country’s leading funeral professionals.
As Mexico City archaeologists sort through the surreal array of Aztec sacrificial skulls recently uncovered while excavating their city’s subway system, it’s worth remembering that parts of the London Underground were also tunneled, blasted, picked, and drilled through a labyrinth of plague pits and cemeteries.
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I’m Sorry to Hear, LLC announces their continued expansion across the USA adding 11 new states to its comprehensive and searchable database of funeral homes at www.imsorrytohear.com.
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The eight-member team — four men and four women — are all below 30 years of age. The service was first started in October after the team received professional training from their Japanese counterparts, mostly about etiquette during the procedure of the bath service.