Ask a Mortician: What's the Difference Between a Traditional and a Natural Burial?

Did you know that it's practically impossible to put a naked corpse in the ground? Most cemeteries won't allow it. Our favorite mortician, Caitlin Doughty, explains the difference between traditional burial — the one with the embalming and coffins — and natural burial, which is, you know, natural. Tune in for the… »10/16/12 5:15pm10/16/12 5:15pm

Bumbling TSA Agent Accidentally Spills Grandpa's Ashes All Over Airport Floor

At this point, it's beginning to seem like the TSA needs to create a new agency—the Dignity Protection Administration—whose sole job is just to stand next to TSA agents and make sure they don't do anything dumb. One thing that the DPA could do, for instance, is prevent TSA agents from opening jars containing people's… »6/27/12 9:30am6/27/12 9:30am