Funeral Homes Scared of Dead Bodies

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is pretty terrifying. It is an incurable brain disease that is invariably fatal. Tiny prions (infectious proteins) infect the brain and cause it to take on a spongy texture. Progressively… 

October 11, 2013 | Blog

Wee Memento Mori Rosary Bead

No big deal.  Just a rosary bead carved in bone, from 1741, informing us that we, too, will die. There are multiple elements presented here. One side is the face of a… 

October 3, 2013 | Blog

Cemetery Love & Death Mystery

You’re hanging out in your local churchyard cemetery (as one does) and you stumble upon a strange headstone. Michael Murricane, died 1977, “in a road accident on the morning of his intended… 

September 24, 2013 | Blog

I Wonder What the Dalai Lama Thinks About Death.

Hey, you guys know the Dalai Lama, right? You’re fans, even? His Holiness? Nobel Peace Prize winner? Beacon of human rights and Tibetan Buddhism the world over? I suspect you would probably… 

September 11, 2013 | Blog