People between the ages of 15-30 are more likely to die from external causes than any other reason. The 60s, 70s, and 80s are cancer years. If you've made it that far, your failing heart is most likely to kill you. Nathan Yau created this stacked area graph that "shows how cause of death varies across sex and race, based on mortality data from 2005 through 2014. Select a group to see the changes. Select causes to see them individually."
St. Louis police arrested two people this morning for stealing a funeral home van yesterday. "Most importantly, the body being conveyed in the back of the vehicle has also been recovered," the St. Louis County Police Department tweeted. NBC news reported that "a man and a woman stole the van just before 10:30 a.m. Thursday… READ THE REST
Everyone's favorite "death positive" Goth mortician, Caitlin Doughty, vents her spleen over the overwhelming number of COVID deaths her small LA funeral home and many others have been dealing with this winter. Doughty is not feeling so positive about the lack of organization and facilities for dealing with all of the victims of this lingering… READ THE REST
Stuffed with greenery and title keywords, the Green Vegetable Produce Sprouting Broccoli Skull Statue Long Healthy Eating Salad Themed Skeleton Head Cranium Bizarre Ossuary Macabre Halloween Decorative Figurine (Broccoli Floret) is currently the best post-Christmas gift available on Amazon. It's 5" tall, 6.25" long and 5" deep, weighs about 13 ounces, and a perfect memento… READ THE REST
When they asked staffers at culinary website, The Kitchn, to name the single most important food prep tool, those cooking experts shockingly did not fall in behind the ever trusty chef's knife. No, for their money, no kitchen is actually complete without a quality set of tongs. Versatility is why those foodies can't get by… READ THE REST
Your dog usually has no problem curling up with you on the couch for a little TV time. But make no mistake — they're only there to get in some quality time with their favorite human. While they may sit quietly or even gaze at the TV for a few unbroken seconds, they aren't nearly… READ THE REST
With space-mania at an unquestioned high thanks to the rousing success of NASA's Mars Perseverance mission, it's time to represent and pay respects to the ingenuity of the human race. Anybody can say they love space. Anybody can watch Apollo 13 or The Right Stuff and feel the tingle. But not everybody can step up… READ THE REST