Neatorama Posts Tagged "burial"
The Mystery Behind the Missing Corpse of One of the Richest Men Ever...

In the mid-19th century, Alexander Stewart ran a vast business of factories and stores selling clothing and dry goods in New York City. When he died, he left a fortune worth $46 billion dollars in today's money. He died...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/28/The-Mystery-Behind-the-Missing-Corpse-of-One-of-the-Richest-Men-Ever/
Ancient Cannabis 'Burial Shroud' Discovered

An ancient burial site in northwest Chin ahas yielded some surprisi...  ...dating of the tomb's contents indicates that the burial occurred approximately 2,400 to 2,800 years ago.T...  ...ian steppe thousands of years ago, says Jiang.The burial site is at the Turpan oasis, which...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/10/05/Ancient-Cannabis-Burial-Shroud-Discovered/
Workers Discover 19th-Century Burial Grounds Under Greenwich Village, NYC

City workers digging to improve water mains beneat...  ...ly made a historical find when they uncovered two burial sites that date back to the 19th century. The fir...  ...k to ascertain the historical significance of the burial place. Read more on this story at The New York Po...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/11/06/Workers-Discover-19th-Century-Burial-Vaults-Under-Greenwich-Village-NYC/
The Luckiest Find in History: Richard III...

Philippa Langley stood in a parking lot near the site of the old Greyfriars Church in Leicester, England. She’d been working on a screenplay about Richard III and was curious to see where the maligned king had b...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/05/The-Luckiest-Find-in-History/
Designers Propose Organic Burial Pods to Turn Human Remains into Trees

Neatorama has featured a number of modern innovati...  ...remains are encased in an organic, biodegradable burial "capsule," from which a tree eventually takes roo...  ...es as to the type of tree planted. Because such a burial is currently illegal in Italy, the project is mer...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/02/28/Designers-Propose-Organic-Burial-Pods-to-Turn-Human-Remains-into-Trees/
Pet Owners Can Now Be Legally Buried Alongside Their Pets in New York Pet Cemeteries...

Burial in the Micmac part of the cemetery is extra....  ...e regulation, while pet cemeteries can now accept burial of human ashes, they may not advertise human burial services.

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/06/22/Pet-Owners-Can-Now-Be-Legally-Buried-Alongside-Their-Pets-in-New-York-Pet-Cemeteries/
Hart Island, New York's Mass Burial Ground

In its past, Hart Island in New York City has been...  ...nfants—some parents couldn’t afford a burial , others didn’t realize what a “city burial ” meant when they checked it on the form. Ma...  ...r more than two weeks, you, too, will be sent for burial...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/11/08/Hart-Island-New-Yorks-Mass-Burial-Ground/
Julia Pastrana Buried 153 Years After Her Death...

Julia Pastrana, once known as "the ugliest woman in the world," was born in 1834 with hypertrichosis terminalis, meaning her entire body was covered with hair several inches long. She also had a deformed mouth with huge...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/02/13/Julia-Pastrana-Buried-153-Years-After-Her-Death/
Creepy Stories of Grave Robbing...

There's no resting in peace when a loved one cannot bear to let go. A recent case in Detroit of a man arrested for sneaking his father's body home before the funeral inspired a list of other cases of body snatching. Some...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/01/22/Creepy-Stories-of-Grave-Robbing/
The Baby Grave Trees of Tana Toraja...

The people of Tana Toraja, an island in Indonesia, have a richly developed body of practices for mourning. Among them is a unique approach to marking the death of a baby. If a child dies before s/he teethes, the family c...

http://www.neatorama.com/2012/10/10/The-Baby-Grave-Trees-of-Tana-Toraja/




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